IRVING, Texas – WKU Track and Field’s Morgan McIntyre has been named the Conference
USA Women’s Field Athlete of the Week following a season-best showing at the
Vanderbilt Invitational, the league office announced Tuesday. McIntyre’s honor is
the first for the Red and White during the 2017-18 campaign and the first of her
Over the weekend in Music City, the Ashland, Ky., native cleared 3.85 meters
(12’7.5″) – her best mark of the season and second-best indoor reading of her
career. McIntyre’s vault ranks as the fourth-best indoor mark in the Lady Topper
record book and currently holds the top mark across the conference by five inches.
McIntyre is the reigning Conference USA pole vault champion from both the indoor and
outdoor championships. Last season, a clear of 12’8″ secured McIntyre the indoor
crown. The senior also represented WKU at the NCAA East Preliminary for the first
time of her career in 2017. During her freshman campaign, the three-time
All-Conference performer earned runner-up honors at the Outdoor C-USA Championships
WKU Track and Field is in action again this weekend, with a majority of the squad
heading north to the Indiana-hosted IU Relays in Bloomington, Ind.
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