NU - Track And Field Teams Compete At Saginaw Valley And Findlay
Provided by Northwood U
OVERVIEW: SVSU Jet's Pizza Invitational / Findlay Indoor Track & Field Classic & Elite Throws
EVENT: SVSU Jet's Pizza Invitational
LOCATION: SVSU Fieldhouse – University Center, Mich.
RECAP: Northwood track and field saw an improved provisional mark to highlight competition at the SVSU Jet's Pizza Invitational Friday (January 26) and Saturday (January 27).
INSIDE THE MEET
Senior weight thrower Paul Evans has improved each meet and continued to on Friday. Evans launched himself a new seasonal best and improved upon his NCAA provisional mark with a toss of 19.05 meters/62 feet-5 inches to finish third in the competition. He now sits ninth on the NCAA Division II qualifying list at the time of this article.
Junior Rami Gharsalli matched his season best effort in the 60 meter hurdle prelims, clocking a 7.93. Gharsalli is currently fifth on the NCAA Division II qualifying list.
Freshman Mason Phillips finished fourth in the long jump with a distance of 6.98 meters/22 feet-9 inches.
Junior Heaven Powell had a clearance of 1.58 meters/5 feet-2 inches to finish in a tie for fifth place in the high jump.
EVENT: Findlay Indoor Track & Field Classic & Elite Throws
LOCATION: Malcolm Athletic Center – Findlay, Ohio
RECAP: Senior Carly D'Almeida competes in the elite section of the women's weight throw at Findlay Elite Saturday (January 27).
D'Almeida had a top throw of 17.46 meters/57 feet-3.5 inches for the day in the weight throw. The women's weight throw elite section featured Division I, Division II, and post-collegiate competition.
The Timberwolves will travel to Saginaw Valley State for the SVSU vs. Northwood/Tiffin Triangular. Competition is set to start at 10:00 am.