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Graudons places 17th in pole vault at national championships

ST. DELAWARE, OH -- Alfred University freshman Rebecca Graudons (Mayfield, NY/Mayfield) placed 17th in the pole vault at the NCAA Division III outdoor track and field championship meet.

Graudons, competing Friday, turned in a vault of 3.39 meters. She went into the meet seeded 20th of 25 athletes entered in the pole vault.

Graudons complete an outstanding freshman campaign in which she qualified for nationals with a first-place vault of 3.55 meters at the New York State championships. The vault set new school and state meet records and earned her New York State Rookie of the Meet honors.