Former Husker Megan Wheatley Earns Australian National Championship
Wheatley finished first in the heptathlon standings with a total of 5,832 points. She posted a time of 13.80 in the 100 meter hurdles and a leap of 5-5 1/4 (1.66) in the high jump. Wheatley finished with a shot put of 43-6 1/2 (13.27) and recorded a time of 25.00 in the 200 meters. She opened the second day of competition with a long jump of 19-9 (6.02), followed by a javelin throw of 128-4 (39.12). Wheatley closed the competition with a time of 2:15.87 in the 800 meters.