Raising the bar

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Joe Williams

Spinning in midair to get herself over a six-feet-tall bar, freshman Sydney Kinzy lets go of her pole as she falls to the mat below. Purely a sprinter in the past, Kinzy decided to give pole vaulting a chance this year and has stuck with it for the season. “I keep motivated because it’s something I really enjoy doing,” Kinzy said. “I love the feeling of freedom I get every time I go through the air, the feeling of adrenaline before I start running. It’s just an amazing feeling,”