Williams smashes ETSU pole vault record
Daniel Williams captured third place along with a school record at the Knoxville Invitational.
Daniel Williams captured third place along with a school record at the Knoxville Invitational.

Sunday, April 30, 2006

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 30, 2006) - Junior Daniel Williams (Knoxville, Tenn.) made good on his hometown appearance on Sunday, smashing the ETSU school record in the pole vault at the Knoxville Invitational at Tom Black Track.

 

Williams' cleared a career-best height of 15-9 (4.80m) to take third place in the competition.    Williams, the only ETSU athlete to compete on Sunday, had previously tied the school record at the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Championships, surpassing 15-5 (4.70m). 

 

Tennessee's Michael Hogue won the event with a mark of 16-10.75 (5.15m), followed by teammate Chris Helwick in second.

The Bucs have several options for next weekend, with chances to compete at the Jesse Owens Classic in Columbus, Ohio, and the Orange and Purple Classic in Clemson, S.C.  Visit ETSUBucs.com for results and recaps of the weekend's events.

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