In order to pursue professional and international athletic opportunities, USA champion pole vaulter Sam Kendricks has elected to forego his senior year of eligibility with the Ole Miss track & field team. Kendricks, who is also a member of the Ole Miss Army ROTC program, will remain in school and graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in general studies. He is on track to be commissioned as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army. This decision to complete his college athletic eligibility will allow him to compete at professional events that would otherwise be unfeasible. (September 18, 2014, Page 9)
Ole Miss pole vaulter Sam Kendricks reflects on his career year which saw him win a Southeastern Conference, NCAA and USA championships. (July 4, 2014, Page 6A)
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — SEC champion. NCAA champion. And now, USA champion.
Sam Kendricks capped off his remarkable junior year of college with his first career USA title Sunday, winning the men’s pole vault with a season-best height of 18-10.25 at the USA Track & Field Championships. (June 30, 2014, Page 6)
After racking up Southeastern Conference and NCAA titles, Ole Miss pole vaulter Sam Kendricks is looking to add one more accolade this year: USA champion. Kendricks will be competing at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, Calif., this weekend. (June 24, 2014, Page 8)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A total of seven Ole Miss athletes qualified for the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, highlighted by six Rebels advancing on Saturday, the final day of the NCAA East Preliminary. (June 2, 2014, Page 7)
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Ricky Robertson and Sam Kendricks stole the show Sunday with sensational titles to lead the Ole Miss men’s team to its best outdoor finish in 30 years at the Southeastern Conference Track & Field Championships. (May 19, 2014, Page 9)
KAZAN, Russia — Ole Miss ahlete Sam Kendricks captured a gold medal in the men’s pole vault Thursday at the 27th World University Games, capping off his incredible sophomore season in a big way. (more…) (July 12, 2013, Page 6A)
The honors keep rolling in for former Oxford Charger and current Ole Miss Rebel Sam Kendricks. (more…) (June 28, 2013)
With his winning clearance of 18 feet, 8.25 inches, the former Oxford High standout and Oxford native became the first person in school history to win an NCAA title in the pole vault. (more…) (June 6, 2013, Page 6)
Four athletes will represent the Red and Blue of Ole Miss today through Saturday at the 2013 NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore.
The city known as “Track Town USA” will host the NCAA finals for the 11th time (since 1962) at historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon.