Georgia Tech track and field finishes the second day of ACC Indoors
Georgia Tech track and field pole vaulters compete at Clemson
Indoor: Finished fourth at the Orange and Purple Classic … Took second at the South Alabama Invitational with a mark of 3.80m … Took third at the ACC Championships for First Team All-ACC with a career-best mark of 4.06m. Outdoor: Took second at both the Florida Relays and Tennessee Relays … Posted a career-best mark of 4.10m at the Florida Relays … Won the pole vault at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Finished fifth at the ACC Championships, earning Second Team All-ACC.
Indoor: Finished 12th in the pole vault at the ACC Indoor Championships with a personal-best mark of 3.87m (12-8.25) … Finished fourth at the BSC Panther Icebreaker with a mark of 3.70m (12-1.5). Outdoor: Had three top-five finishes, including a third-place finish at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a vault of 3.75m (12-3.5).
Indoor: Placed fourth in the pole vault with a height of 3.53 meters (11-7) … Posted two more top-10 finishes in the pole vault including an eighth-place finish at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet (3.63m; 11-1.075) and a sixth-place finish at the Vanderbilt Indoor Invitational (3.65m; 11-11.75). Outdoor: Logged a season-high vault at 3.71m (12-2) at the ACC Championships … Placed ninth in the pole vault at the Alabama Relays and the Yellow Jacket Invite.
Competed in the pole vault for six seasons ... Finished eighth in World Youth Championships in the summer of 2013 ... Personal best of 4.00 meters during 2013 outdoor competition in Chelyabinsk, Russia.
Full name is Ksenia Novikova ... Born July 2, 1996 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. ... Parents are Alex and Natalia Noviskova ... Hobbies include reading, surfing, riding and skateboarding ... Chose to attend Tech because of the academics and opportunity to compete in pole vaulting at a high level ... Intends to major in business administration.