Morris, Weeks Qualify For Rio Olympics

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EUGENE (KFSM)- Current Razorback Lexi Weeks and Former Hog Sandi Morris punched their ticket to Rio after qualifying for the Rio Olympics.

Sunday was the final round of the women's pole vault in Eugene, Oregon. Arkansas freshman Lexi Weeks, pro hog Sandi Morris, April Bennett were had all made it to the final round of the pole vaulting event.

Sandi Morris finished 15-7 (4.75m) for second place and Lexi Weeks finished 15-5 (4.70m) qualifying them both for the U.S. Olympic team.

For both women this is the first time that they will be going to the Olympics, and for Cabot native Lexi Weeks, this caps a spectacular freshman season at Arkansas. Weeks won gold in the NCAA indoor and outdoor pole vaulting events, and racked up various accolades for her achievements in the event.