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Keppler qualifies for national championships

Contributed Story Posted 19 January 2015 at 12:00 am

Orleans Hub file photo – Janice Keppler competed in a pole vaulting competition on May 31, 2013 at the White Birch Golf Course in Lyndonville.

Medina native Janice Keppler has qualified for the upcoming Indoor National Track and Field Championships in the pole vault.

Keppler placed sixth at the Akron Open elite pole vault competition on Jan. 10 with an effort of 4.3 meters (14 feet, 1 inch) to qualify for the national championships which will be held March 1 in Boston.

Keppler, a Medina High and Arkansas University graduate, is an assistant coach at Villanova University.