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Wolinski Wins Javelin Title at Texas Relays

By NU Athletic Communications

The Nebraska track and field team resumed competition at five meets across the country on Friday. The Huskers achieved four all-time top-10 marks in school history on the day. 

At the Texas Relays, Husker junior Chase Wolinski won the javelin title with a personal-best throw of 177-0 (53.96m). Her mark ranks sixth in school history and fourth in the nation this season. 

Andy Jacobs set a pole vault personal best with a clearance of 13-9 3/4 (4.21m) to finish eighth in the early section. Her mark is the fifth-best outdoor pole vault in school history.

The Husker distance runners competed at the Stanford Invitational. George Kusche finished second in the 1,500 meters with a time of 3:43.83, the No. 8 time in school history. Judi Jones ran a 3,000-meter steeplechase PR and the No. 7 time in school history, 10:33.41, to finish fourth in her section. 

Miles Griffith was the top finisher in section B of the high jump at the Texas Relays. Griffith set a new personal best in his first outdoor meet as a Husker, clearing 7-1 1/2 (2.17m). Burger Lambrechts won his section of the discus with a mark of 178-2 (54.30m), also a personal best. Elijah Lucy finished second in his long jump section with a jump of 24-9 3/4 (7.56m).  

Kristina Insingo finished fifth in section B of the shot put with a personal-best mark of 49-4 1/2 (15.05m). Candice Dominguez was sixth in the early section of the high jump, clearing 5-7 1/4 (1.71m). 

Luke Siedhoff finished sixth in 110-meter hurdles qualifying with a time of 14.00. He will race in the nine-man final on Saturday afternoon.  

At the Florida Relays, Jasmine Barge placed fourth in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 57.82, the seventh-fastest time in the nation this season. Chanel Freeman ran a season-best time of 13.77 in the 100-meter hurdles to finish 17th. 

At the Bobcat Invitational, Anna Purchase took 10th in the hammer throw with a mark of 184-7 (56.28m). 

Late at night at the Mike Fanelli Classic, Bailey Timmons set a 5K PR of 14:36.45 to finish 55th. 

On Saturday, action picks up at 10 a.m. at the Texas Relays, at Noon at the Bobcat Invitational and at 1:40 p.m. at the Florida Relays. 

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