IRVING, Texas – For the second-consecutive week, WKU Track & Field’s Morgan McIntyre
has been tabbed the Conference USA Women’s Field Athlete of the Week, the league
office announced Tuesday. The senior’s second career accolade comes after clearing
an indoor pole vault personal record of 3.98 meters (13’0.75″) over the weekend at
the Indiana University Relays.
McIntyre’s mark tied for the top clear on the weekend, however the Ashland, Ky.,
native finished second following a jump off. With her jump, McIntyre owns the
second-best indoor mark ever registered by a Lady Topper pole vaulter and three of
the top-five marks overall.
Prior to the weekend, McIntyre already owned the best mark across Conference USA by
five inches. In her most recent outing, the reigning C-USA pole vault champion upped
her advantage to 10.25 inches. The 3.98-meter clear ranks 52nd across the NCAA.
Through four meets this indoor season, McIntyre has owned the top height for WKU
Track & Field at each with her readings increasing every time out. The senior has
two top-three finishes to her name already this season.
WKU will take the upcoming weekend off before heading to the Vanderbilt Music City
Challenge from Feb. 9-10 in Nashville, Tenn. The following weekend, head coach Erik
Jenkins and company will head to Birmingham, Ala., for the C-USA Indoor
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