Van Vleck graduate wins national title in triple jump
PUEBLO, Colo. - Texas A&M-Kingsville junior C.J. Griggs captured his second consecutive national title in the triple jump Saturday at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
Griggs, a Van Vleck graduate, won the gold medal in the event with a jump of 52 feet, 5.25 inches.
Griggs' jump was almost seven inches farther than the second-place leap and just .75 inches off his personal best jump.