Player Profiles

Caitlin                            Walton
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
Height: 5-3
Sport: Women's Track
Position: Pole Vault


At West Virginia in 2013-14
  • Registered a season-best vault of 3.22 meters at the Akron Invite on Feb. 8, placing 12th overall
  • Posted a fourth-place finish at the WVU Invite on Jan. 18 with a vault of 3.18 meters
  • Placed third in the pole vault at the Cherry Blossom Invite on April 5 with a mark of 3.05 meters
  • Finished third at the WVU Gold-Blue, vaulting 3.20 meters
At West Virginia in 2012-13
  • Tied for fourth at the Gold-Blue Open with a personal-best vault of 3.30 meters (10-10.00)
  • Recorded top-eight finishes in the pole vault at the Akron Invite, WVU Invite and the Marty Pushkin Classic
  • Finished 24th overall at the SPIRE Invite on Feb. 8
  • Had two top-seven finishes in the pole vault during the outdoor season
  • Finished in a tie for fourth overall at the Ohio Team Challenge on April 6 with a mark of 3.25 meters (10-08.00)
At Lynchburg in 2011-12
  • Transfer from Lynchburg College
  • Named Old Dominion Conference Indoor Track Athlete of the Week on Feb. 7
  • Member of the 2011 Indoor and Outdoor All-ODAC team
  • Named MVP Freshman Field Athlete
  • Ran for coach Val Osipenko at Mills E. Gordan High
  • All-District in indoor from 2007-09 and in outdoor from 2007-08
  • Two-time All-Region in indoor from 2008-09 and outdoor from 2007-08
  • Named Times-Dispatch All-Metro Team in indoor and outdoor from 2007-09
  • Member of the 2009 Indoor All-State team in pole vault
  • Also participated in field hockey, where she was named to the 2009 Colonial District second team
  • Daughter of Billy and Valerie Walton
  • Birthday is Feb. 17
  • Has two brothers
  • Enrolled in pre-sports and exercise psychology
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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