Indoor/Outdoor Track & Field

Garrett Silva wraps up National Championships taking 11th in Pole Vault

Garrett Silva wraps up National Championships taking 11th in Pole Vault

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GENEVA, Ohio – The Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships ended Saturday with sophomore Garrett Silva (Whittier, Calif.) rounding out the Whittier College qualifiers competing in the Pole Vault.

Silva wrapped up the three-day event improving five spots from where he qualified at posting a mark of 15'7".  He finished 11th overall after coming into the Championships ranked No. 16.  He unfortunately did not earn All-American honors but performed well for the Purple & Gold in his first appearance at the National Championships.

He finishes the year as the top ranked Pole Vaulter in SCIAC and the West Region.