Cal Poly Pomona junior Justin Ellerbee has been selected the California Collegiate Athletic Association Men’s Track and Field Athlete of the Week for Apr. 7-13.
Ellerbee continued his 2014 undefeated streak in the pole vault this past Saturday at the Pomona Pitzer Invitational in Claremont.
He posted a first-place height of 16-10.75, which not only broke his own school record but also surpassed the automatic qualifying height for nationals.
He ranks third nationally and already has qualified for the D-II National Championships to be held May 22-24 in Allendale, Mich.
CCAA Men’s Track and Field Athlete of the Week
Feb. 24-Mar. 2: Matt Horsfall (Humboldt State)
Mar. 3-9: Michael Souza (Chico State)
Mar. 10-16: Nash Howe (UC San Diego)
Mar. 17-23: Fred Rosser (Humboldt State)
Mar. 24-30: Gregory Veals (Cal State L.A.)
Mar. 31-Apr. 6: Alex McGuirk (Chico State)
Apr. 7-13: Justin Ellerbee (Cal Poly Pomona)