March 30, 2007
ATLANTA – Kimery Hern placed first in the women’s hammer throw with an NCAA Regional qualifying and school-record mark of 189 feet on day one of the Yellow Jacket Invitational on Friday night.
Hern, a sophomore from Clinton, Wash., had set the school-record last weekend at the Wake Forest Open where she finished with a mark of 188 feet, 7 inches.
On the men’s side, sophomore Charles Rohling placed 10th with a career-best throw of 172 feet, 11 inches.
The Yellow Jacket Invitational continues tomorrow morning with the shot put and javelin beginning at 10:30 a.m. The running events will begin at 1 p.m. with the women’s 3,000 steeplechase.