Fields Announced for NCAA D2 Championships
The NCAA Division II Championships take place next weekend and the fields have been announced. Ryan Loughney (Ashland) and Liz Murphy (Grand Valley State) lead strong fields into this year's meet. On the men's side, fourteen throwers have broken 60 meters so far this year.
Men's Hammer Throw ========================================================================== Name Year School Seed Mark ========================================================================== 1 Ryan Loughney JR Ashland 69.89m 2 Drew Frizzell SR Central Missouri 67.32m 3 Anthony Enyi SR Msu-Moorhead 64.36m 4 Garrett Grey SO Ashland 64.29m 5 Ross Bunchek JR Wayne St. (Neb.) 62.95m 6 Michael Hoffman SR Western Washington 62.87m 7 Mitch Sahlfeld SR Fort Hays St. 62.27m 8 Mike Jeffery SR Ashland 62.26m 9 Matt Royer JR Indianapolis 61.66m 10 Christopher Heil JR Msu-Moorhead 61.58m 11 Andrew Gorley SO Grand Valley St. 61.14m 12 Craig Call JR Ashland 60.91m 13 Tyler Fleet JR Abilene Christian 60.57m 14 Chase Sniadecki SR Ashland 60.26m 15 Chris Warning SR Slippery Rock 59.87m 16 Mark Manno SO Lock Haven 59.21m 17 Gavin Wuthrich SR Pittsburg St. 58.40m 18 Adam Kershaw SR St. Cloud State 58.09m Women's Hammer Throw ========================================================================== Name Year School Seed Mark ========================================================================== 1 Liz Murphy SO Grand Valley St. 61.21m 2 Danielle Thu SR UC San Diego 60.07m 3 Kristin Cameron JR Northwood 57.44m 4 Jessica Horsley SR Chadron State 57.29m 5 Kayla Muyskens JR Central Missouri 56.16m 6 Alyssa Zokoe FR Grand Valley St. 56.14m 7 Alexis DeJean SR St. Joseph's (Ind.) 55.96m 8 Katelyn Fox SO Grand Valley St. 55.86m 9 Bidemi Balogun SR American Int'l 55.66m 10 Torrie Self SR Central Washington 55.58m 11 Tara Cooper SR Ashland 55.45m 12 Jenny Schuler JR Winona State 55.39m 13 Heidi Smith JR Pittsburg St. 55.24m 14 Jessica Pilling FR Ferris State 54.78m 15 Christa Bergmann SR Fort Hays St. 54.77m 16 Randi Depp SR Findlay 54.27m 17 Michelle Potter JR Winona State 53.98m