April 30, 2011

Wernberg hits NCAA automatic throw in discus

Robin Wernberg hit an NCAA Automatic mark in the discus as the Pipers competed in Drake Alternative at Gustavus Adolphus on Saturday.

Wernberg had a strong day for the Pipers, placing second in the discus with an NCAA automatic throw of 46.01 meters (150-11). She also finished third in the hammer throw, throwing 46.43 meters (152-04).

Becky Culp also had a strong performance in the discus, she placed third with an NCAA provisional throw of 44.15 meters (144-10).

Brenna Coyle led the charge in the hammer throw, she placed first with an NCAA provisional throw of 50.59 meters (166-00). That throw improved her mark on the NCAA provisional list. Culp finished fifth with a throw of 42.58 meters (139-08).

Courtney O’Donnell finished eight in the shot put with a throw of 10.64 meters (34-11.25).

In the pole vault Arlene Behling vaulted to a fourth place finish with 3.31 meters (10-10.25).

Lynn Robohm placed fourth in the high jump with 1.50 meters (4-11) while Dani Vitali ran to a sixth place finish in the 400 meters hurdles in 1:14.61.