Weekend Results for 5/5/12
Alexander Ziegler (Virginia Tech) threw a season's best to produce the best collegiate throw of the weekend. Many of the top throwers rested this week in preperation for next weekend's conference championthips, but Conor McCullough (Princeton) and many of the best Division II throwers were in action. McCullough threw 72 meters to win the Ivy League title, and both Ryan Loughney (Ashland) and Matt Royer (Indianapolis) were over 67 meters in the D2 ranks. A.G. Kruger threw a U.S. leading mark of 75.66m in post-collegiate action. On the women's side even fewer top collegiate throwers were in action. Pro Jessica Cosby once again broke 70 meters and Amy Haapanen threw a personal best of 69.34m.
Collegiate Men's Hammer Throw ========================================================================== Name Year School Result ========================================================================== 1 Alexander Ziegler JR Virginia Tech 73.17m 240-01 2 Conor McCullough SO Princeton 72.13m 236-08 3 Ryan Loughney SR Ashland (D2) 67.40m 221-01 4 Matt Royer SR Indianapolis (D2) 67.15m 220-04 5 Nick Miller FR Oklahoma State 63.20m 207-04 6 Leonard Joseph JR Bucknell 62.87m 206-03 7 Brandon Pounds JR Indiana State 62.67m 205-07 8 Eric Hubbard SR Akron 62.58m 205-04 9 Mark Manno JR Lock Haven 62.56m 205-03 10 Michael Hoffman SR Western Washington (D2) 62.51m 205-01 11 Darien Moore JR Valley City State (NAIA)62.20m 204-01 12 Ethan Dennis SO Michigan 62.18m 204-00 13 Ryan McCullough SR Central Michigan 62.15m 203-11 14 Garrett Grey SR Ashland (D2) 62.06m 203-07 15 Gabe Wickham SR Hastings (NAIA) 62.06m 203-07 16 Tanner Hurt SR Northern Iowa 62.01m 203-05 Cutoff: 62.00m Post-Collegiate Men's Hammer Throw (incl. selected international results) ========================================================================== Name Affiliation (Location) Result ========================================================================== US 1 A.G. Kruger Nike 75.66m 248-03 2 Chris Cralle Unattached 71.98m 236-02 3 Andy Fryman Mjolnir Throwers Club 71.31m 233-11 4 Robert Keogh Greater Philadelphia TC 67.09m 220-01 4 Lucais MacKay Oregon Track Club 66.16m 217-01 5 Bryan Tolscer Unattached 65.34m 214-04 6 Jesse Doty Syracuse Chargers 64.18m 210-07 7 Bryan Kolacz Greater Boston TC 63.39m 208-00 8 Ben Bishop Unattached 64.02m 210-00 9 Frederick Hannie Unattached 62.21m 204-01 10 Joe Frye Music City Mavericks TC 62.13m 203-10 Non-US 1 Marcel Lomnixky Slovakia (NC) 74.90m 245-09 2 Jim Steacy Canada (Montana) 71.66m 235-01 Cutoff: 62.00m Collegiate Women's Hammer Throw ========================================================================== Name Year School Result ========================================================================== 1 Liz Murphy JR Grand Valley State (D2) 62.62m 205-05 2 Melissa Kurzdorfer SO Penn State 62.10m 203-09 3 Melissa Minderler SR USC 61.66m 202-03 4 Jessica Rowland JR Findlay (D2) 61.49m 201-09 Cutoff: 60.00m Post-Collegiate Women's Hammer Throw (incl. selected international results) ========================================================================== Name Affiliation Result ========================================================================== US 1 Jessica Cosby Nike 70.33m 230-09 2 Amy Haapanen Unattached 69.34m 227-06 3 Britney Henry ASTF 66.35m 217-08 4 Loree Smith NYAC 65.77m 215-09 5 Ashley Harbin Unattached 62.51m 205-01 6 Chelsea Cassulo Unattached 61.87m 203-00 7 Valerie Frazier NEO Track Club 61.31m 201-02 8 Chandra Andrews Unattached 61.18m 200-09 9 Emily Hunsucker Unattached 61.02m 200-02 Non-US 1 Heather Steacy Canada (Montana) 71.26m 233-09 2 Sarah Holt Great Britain (Oregon) 66.42m 217-11 3 Laura Igaune Latvia (Iowa) 65.87m 216-01 Cutoff: 60.00m