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Tristan Slater, Megan Bailey and Austin Garrett participated in the National pole Congratulations again to Dianna Goodman who placed 5th in the Women 17-18 Division of Pole Vault in Humble, TX on August 7 at the 2021 AAU National Championships.  She vaulted 3.65m  (11’-11.75”).  She previously placed 4th in the 

2021 USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships held July 26-August 1 in Jacksonville FL,  vaulting 3.70 meters (12’ 01.50“)!  Capital City Striders are very proud of her!

               POLE VAULTING


                      YOUTH TRACK AND FIELD

Dianna is shown signing to go to Marshall University.  Pictures are taken by Melissa Perella.t Su


Tristan Slater will be coaching CCS vaulters this summer!


Tristan Slater, Megan Bailey and Austin Garrett participated in the National pole Vault Summit January 15-16, 2016 in Reno, NV!


WV pole vaulters competed at the 4 th annual Vault-in-the-Ville in Louisville, KY. This meet was USATF sanctioned.  Capital City Strider results were:

Tristan Slater – High School Boys Division – 1 st place

Haley Snodgrass – High School Girls Division – 3 rd place

Shannon Riley – High School Girls Division – tied for 4 th place

Official scoresheets are posted on-line at!2015-results/c16rk


Russell Blount East Coast Invitational in Durham, NC, July 19-21, 2014

Haley Snodgrass 15-16 girls Pole Vault 3 rd 2.74m

USATF Region % Championship July 10-13, 2014

Triston Slater 17-18 Boys Pole Vault 4.95m

Four Capital City Striders competed in the Third Annual Vault in the Ville competition in Louisville, KY.  

Tristan Slater, 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist Tim Mack, and Bryson Dennison.  Striders had four athletes compete in the third annual Vault in the Ville in Louisville, KY on 6/7/14 (Tristan Slater, Bryson Dennison, Shannon Riley and Haley Snodgrass). Tristan won the HS boys competition with a vault of 15’8”. Bryson took fourth place, with a new personal record of 14’4”. Shannon and Haley did not make the top ten in the HS girls competition, but both cleared 9’2” which was a new personal record for Shannon.

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