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Lenas Huberty Heads To Nationals;Qualifies For 2
Issue Date: May 22, 2013
St. Scholasticas Becky Huberty from Lena earned a spot to next weeks NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships in La Crosse, Wis., it was announced Sunday morning.
Huberty qualified in two events and will become the first CSS male or female track & field athlete to complete at multiple events at a single championship. She also qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships in the weight throw in March and last years outdoor championships in the hammer throw to become the first Saint to compete at three consecutive NCAA Championships events.
Huberty, a junior, will compete in the hammer throw and shot put. She enters the championships ranked third in the country in the hammer throw with a toss of 1842 (56.13m) at the UW-La Crosse Qualifier on Thursday. In the shot put, she is ranked 20th with that mark coming at the Grand Valley State Second-to-Last Chance Meet last weekend.
The NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships begin Thursday at Roger Harring Stadium at Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex in La Crosse. Wagner will begin CSS action in the decathlon, starting at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Huberty will compete on Friday in the hammer throw at 5 p.m. and then Saturday in the shot put at 1 p.m. Miller will conclude action for the Saints in triple jump on Saturday at 3:20 p.m.