Chip Hills alum Kristen Hixson wins national title in pole vault

ALLENDALE, Mich. – Chippewa Hills alum Kristen Hixson won a national title in the pole vault today at the 2014 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the GVSU Track & Field Stadium.

Hixson’s vault of 14’9.25″ set a new all-time Division II, facility and GVSU record.  

It is Hixson’s third NCAA Division II national title in the event (2012 indoor, 2012 outdoor) and the 4.50 meter mark is the eighth-best women’s pole vault in the world this year.