Valley City State sophomore Jessica Meland will compete in the Hammer Throw at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Outdoor Track and Field National Championships, May 22-24 in Gulf Shores, Ala.
Meland, of Harvey, N.D., qualified with a school-record throw of 50.29 meters (164 feet, 11 inches), which put her 16th in a field of 27 National Championship throwers, at April 18â€™s Northern State Invitational in Aberdeen, S.D.
Womenâ€™s Hammer Throw is the first scheduled event at Nationals, kicking off the meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 22. Preliminaries and finals run back-to-back. Opening ceremonies are 2 p.m. Thursday.View more articles in: