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Jourdan Doffeny finished second in the heptathlon on Thursday.
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          Release: 04/18/2013
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Doffeny Finishes Second at Kansas Relays

The Nebraska track and field team continued competition at the Kansas Relays in Lawrence, Kan., on Thursday. Jourdan Doffeny led the way in the multi-events as she recorded a second-place finish in the heptathlon with 4,629 points. Maggie Malone finished fifth with 4,369 points.

Doffeny started the final day of heptathlon action with a leap of 17-0 (5.18) in the long jump. She then recorded a personal-best throw of 109-8 (33.43) in the javelin and a time of 2:35.10 in the 800 meters.

Malone posted a leap of 17-0 ¾ (5.20) in the long jump to complete her first event of the day. She went on to post an event-best throw of 126-3 (38.48) in the javelin and recorded a time of 2:34.82 in the 800 meters.

In other events on Thursday, Jacob Griess finished 11th in the men’s hammer throw, posting a mark of 171-7 (52.30). Cole ingram recorded a throw of 170-1 (51.84). Veronica Grizzle led the way for the women with an eighth place finish and a throw of 182-11 (55.75).

Nolan Border notched a third-place finish in the men’s 800 meters unseeded section as he finished with a time of 1:55.21. Morgan Woitzel finished ninth in the women’s 800 meters unseeded section, posting a time of 2:21.24, while Anna Minnick finished with a time of 2:22.52.

In the women’s 1,500 meters unseeded section Sarah Plambeck posted a time of 4:48.14 to finish eighth.  Isabel Andrade tallied an eighth-place finish and a time of 37:52.91 in the women’s 10,000 meters as Hannah Edwards also recorded a time of 39:32.61.

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