Former Victoria West pole vaulter shines in college

Redding is currently ranked fifth in the Big 12 for pole vault and tied for 21st in the nation

LUBBOCK, Texas — The women’s pole vault squad at Texas Tech is currently ranked number one in the nation and in the outdoor ranking they are ranked number four.

Former Victoria West track and field star Ryleigh Redding who took silver in the state meet in 2018 is on the team. Redding competed in the Masked Rider Open and cleared 13 feet and 7 and 3/4 inches, which is a half an inch off her college PR where she finished second. Redding is currently ranked fifth in the Big 12 for pole vault and tied for 21st in the nation.