Morris Takes Silver in 2016 Rio Olympics Pole Vault

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Former Razorback pole vaulter Sandi Morris won a silver medal on Friday night in Rio.

Morris grabbed second place with a successful vault of 4.85m. She barely missed 4.90m and a chance for gold.

She is the second former Razorback in the 2016 Olympics to win a medal, joining Omar McLeod who won a gold medal in the 110m hurdles.

In her time at Arkansas, the Greenville, SC native won three SEC championships, the 2015 NCAA Indoor Championship, and was a four time First Team All-American.

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