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Hempfield grad Bridget Guy defends ACC title in pole vault

Paul Schofield
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Barry Reeger | For the Tribune-Review
Hempfield’s Bridget Guy reacts after clearing 12 feet 6 inches to claim the gold medal in the Class AAA pole vault during the PIAA track and field championships at Shippensburg University on May 24, 2014 in Shippensburg.

Virginia redshirt senior Bridget Guy defended her ACC women’s pole vault title at her home facility Friday night.

Guy’s winning height was 14 feet, 2 inches, her best of the season. She won the 2018 title with a jump of 14-7 1/2.

The Hempfield graduate entered the event seeded third. She was a WPIAL and PIAA Class AAA champion in 2014.

Guy made huge leaps in her heights after her sophomore season at Virginia.

She was the first Virginia female to win the ACC pole vault title. She became an All-American in 2018 when she finished fourth at the NCAA Division I Championships.

Guy and Kyle Guy were honored as Virginia’s top male and female athletes for the 2018-19 academic year at the Hoos Choice Awards on May 1.

Paul Schofield is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Paul by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .

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