Archive for Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Kansas’ Vollmer in third in heptathlon

March 26, 2014


— Kansas University’s Lindsay Vollmer won the shot put portion of the heptathlon and was in third place overall after four of seven events Wednesday at the Texas Relays.

Vollmer won the shot put with a mark of 12.4 meters (40 feet, 8 1/4 inches). She was second in the 200 (24.45 seconds), third in the 100 hurdles (13.81) and tied for 14th in the high jump (1.6 meters, or 5-foot-3).

Vollmer has 3,367 points to trail Brittney Howell of Penn State (3,442) and Arkansas’ Alex Gochenour (3,431).

The Texas Relays multi-events will conclude today.


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