Sevanna Hanson Finishes 4th at NCAA Championships

AUSTIN – Phoenix native Sevanna Hanson is an NCAA All-American! The senior pole vaulter finished fourth Thursday night at the NCAA Championships after topping out at 4.30m/14-1.25, a personal best that ties for No. 2 all-time in Arizona State outdoor pole vault history. Hanson started competition ranked No. 27 in the country. Hanson is one of just two women from ASU to earn All-America honors in the pole vault, joining April Kubishta who won the title in 2007 and finished fourth in 2008. In general, ASU has celebrated just one other women’s pole vault All-American since Kubishta – Hayley Rayburn at the 2021 indoor championships. With Hanson’s finish, ASU has had at least one women’s outdoor All-American every year dating back to 2000.
Full Championship Results
Hanson was on fire all night. The bar started at 4.00m/13-1.50 which Hanson went over on the first attempt. She then made 4.15m/13-7.25 and 4.30m/14-1.25 on the first attempt as well. Hanson hasn’t gone over 4.23m since 2021 at the Grand Canyon Invitational, a mark that ranked third in ASU history at the time. Hanson’s fourth-place finish Thursday was the second-best from a Pac-12 vaulter behind Washington’s Nastassja Campbell who earned silver (4.45m/14-7.25).







NCAA Championships Results

Wednesday, Men’s semifinals

4×100: 9th place, 38.67 Q – program record


Justin Robinson – 1st, 44.54  Q – No. 2 ASU history

Dubem Nwachukwu – 4th, 44.81 Q – No. 5 ASU history

Gamali Felix – 8th, 45.12 q – 11th ASU history

Jeremiah Curry – 12th, 20.28

Shot put: Turner Washington – 21.04m/69-0.5, 2nd – Silver medal, 8-time All-American

4×400: 2nd place, 2:59.14 Q – program record

Thursday, women

Pole vault: Sevanna Hanson – 4.30m/14-1.25, 4th – No. 2 ASU history, All-American

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