Friday, May 28, 2010

McGovern Competes In The Hammer at NCAA Championships East Region

Sophomore, Meaghan McGovern competed in the Hammer Throw today in the East Region or better known as the 1st round of the NCAA Championships. The temperatures soared into the 90's as athletes from 195 DI colleges and universities arrived for the 2nd day of the championships.... Photos by Dan Petty...

The Women's Hammer Throw was the 1st event on Friday and Meaghan was the 1st thrower of the competition. She has become consistent and has improved her technique this year...
"We are proud of Meaghan", said Head Women's Coach Lori Taylor. "We know she wanted to throw better and know she will take this experience and opportunity and use it as motivation in her training in the years to come. Meaghan was 1 of only 12 underclassmen in an event typically dominated by juniors and seniors. We look forward to her continuing to develop and to her throwing further."

The women's steeplechase was moved to Saturday morning at 10:10 a.m.

By Mike DeGeorge
Richmond SID

May 28, 2010

- Sophomore Meaghan McGovern finished 44th in the hammer throw Friday at the NCAA East Region Championship in Greensboro, N.C. But Dana Guglielmo's appearance in the 3,000m steeplechase was postponed until Saturday night by severe weather.
McGovern posted a throw of 48.25m, which was good for 44th overall. Her progression was 47.67m, 47.47m and 48.25m for her three attempts in flight No. 1.
But severe thunderstorms moved into the Greensboro area Friday night, forcing the postponement of the steeplechase event until Saturday morning. Guglielmo is heat No. 3 of the steeple, which is set to begin at 10:10 a.m.

Also set for late Saturday night is the women's 5,000m with junior Amy Van Alstine.

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