Wolfpack Throwers Shine in 2 Meets
March 24, 2012
RALEIGH, N.C. - Redshirt freshman Jule Rich won the men's discus throw at the UCF Invitational collegiate track and field meet on Saturday in Orlando, while senior teammate Brittany Hampton won the women's discus at the VertKlasse Meeting track meet in High Point, N.C.
Wolfpack redshirt freshman Tremanisha Taylor was third in the women's discus event at the Orlando meet, exceeding teammate Hampton's mark by about five feet.
Hampton's mark of 165-feet, 9-inches easily outdistanced her competition in High Point, with sophomore teammate Kortney Pearce in third place. Taylor's mark of 170-feet, 6-inches was behind unattached participant Allison Randall and Baylor junior Skylar White in Orlando.
While Williams took the win in the men's discus with his throw of 170-feet, 2-inches, sophomore Nathaniel Williams was second and junior Grant Pearce was fifth to give the Wolfpack three of the top five performers in the event.
Senior Lawanda Henry was fifth in the shot put.
At the VertKlasse Meeting, senior Taylor Graham was second in the women's 100-meter hurdles in the performance division.
Senior Sandy Roberts was third in the men's 1,500 meters and fourth in the men's 800 meters in the performance division.
High Point VertKlasse Meeting
Men's 400m (Participation Div.)
Men's 400m (Performance Div.)
Women's 400m (Performance Div.)
Women's 100m Hurdles (Performance Div.)
Men's 200m (Performance)