June 11, 2014
EUGENE, Ore. – Senior Hailey Twietmeyer was the sole Tiger competitor on day one of the NCAA Finals as she took on the javelin in her final competition in the black and gold. Twietmeyer placed 15th in the field on Wednesday, matching her ranking heading into the championship meet.
Twietmeyer had an exciting series, improving throw-to-throw throughout the competition before ending with a top mark of 47.66m (156-4). She leaves her mark in the Missouri Record Books as not only the school record holder in the event, but also as the first female javelin thrower in program history to advance to the NCAA Finals.
Events at the Historical Hayward Field will continue Thursday with freshman Kaitlyn Fischer making her NCAA Outdoor Championships debut in the 10,000-meter run.For the latest on your Tigers, stay tuned to MUTigers.com and follow the team on Twitter @MIZ_TrackField.
Events will be broadcast live on ESPN3 and ESPNU.
Thursday (ESPN3): 3:55 p.m. - 8 p.m. PT
Friday (ESPNU): 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. PT
Saturday (ESPNU): 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. PT
Women's Javelin - 15. Hailey Twietmeyer, 47.66m (156-4)
THURSDAY SCHEDULE (all times are in PT)
7:15 p.m. - Women's 10,000m Run (Kaitlyn Fischer)
FRIDAY SCHEDULE (all times are in PT)
3:15 p.m. - Women's Pole Vault (Heather Green | Katrine Haarklau)
SATURDAY SCHEDULE (all times are in PT)
12:30 p.m. - Men's Triple Jump (Jonathan Ilori)
12:35 p.m. - Men's Javelin (Macauley Garton)
12:45 p.m. - Women's High Jump (Shinelle Proctor | Morgan Whitson)
1:00 p.m. - Women's Shot Put (Kearsten Peoples | Jill Rushin)
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