Indoor Track: Isworth Finishes Tied For 12th At NCAA Championships
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- University of New Mexico sophomore transfer Bridgid Isworth cleared 12-11.50 in the women's pole vault finals on Saturday afternoon to finish tied for 12th in her NCAA Championship debut at the Randal Tyson Track Center. Isworth was the first woman in program history to compete at the national indoor meet.
The Melbourne, Australia native fell two inches shy of her season-best in the event and finished deadlocked with Kate Soma of Washington. Florida State's Lacy Johnson took home the gold medal with a vault of 14-07.25.
Isworth and the rest of the Lobos return to action this weekend in Albuquerque at the Modrall Sperling Don Kirby Invitational. The meet opens with heptathlon and decathlon competition, beginning at noon on Thursday and Friday. Complete meet action gets underway at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 22 at Great Friends of UNM Track Stadium. Admission is free for all fans. u