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Rutgers’ Chris Wyckoff Named BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week
Senior Scarlet Knight Logged Top Pole Vault in League, 10th Nationally
  • Posted on January 15, 2013 12:07:12 PM
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  • Chris Wyckoff
    Wyckoff pole vaulted his way to a height of 5.12m to top all competitors at the Rutgers Invitational back on Jan. 5 and set a new facility record at the Indoor Bubble.

    PISCATAWAY, N.J.  (January 15, 2013) –  Senior Chris Wyckoff (Toms River, N.J.) has been named the BIG EAST Indoor Field Athlete of the Week, it was announced Tuesday by the conference office.

    Wyckoff pole vaulted his way to a height of 5.12m to top all competitors at the Rutgers Invitational back on Jan. 5 and set a new facility record at the Indoor Bubble.  Wyckoff surpassed the previous RU facility record (5.10m) held by Ed Keefe. 

    The senior’s mark is top in the league and at the time ranked Wyckoff tenth nationally.  His mark is currently 27th in the country.

    The Rutgers men’s indoor track and field squad returns to action on Fri., Jan. 18 at the Great Dane Invitational in the Bronx, N.Y.

    KNIGHT NOTES:

    • Junior Corey Crawford (Oakland, N.J.) still holds the top long jump in the BIG EAST following his 7.60m performance at New Year’s Invitational at Princeton earlier this season.  Crawford’s mark is currently tied for fifth in the country.
    • Senior Kevin Bostick (Englewood, N.J.) also holds the BIG EAST’s top triple jump mark with his  distance of 15.33m at the Rutgers Invitational.

    The Rutgers men’s indoor track and field squad returns to action on Fri., Jan. 18 at the Great Dane Invitational in the Bronx, N.Y.

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