>Brookings Oregon News, Sports, & Weather | The Curry Coastal Pilot

News Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google

News arrow News arrow Sports arrow APPANAITIS FOR FOURTH EVENT AT REGIONALS

APPANAITIS FOR FOURTH EVENT AT REGIONALS Print E-mail
May 20, 2008 11:00 pm

Inger Appanaitis, a senior at the University of Nevada, Reno and a 2003 graduate of Brookings-Harbor High School, hit her fourth regional qualifying mark of the season with a throw of 47-05 in the shot put at the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Championships in Boise, Idaho May 15-17.

A sixth place finish in the shot put helped Appanaitis reach her fourth regional qualifying mark for the West Regionals at Cal-State Northridge on May 30-31.

Appanaitis had already qualified in three other events for regionals throughout the season.

On May 10, Appanaitis qualified in the discus with a throw of 155-06 at the Aggie Twilight meet and qualified in the hammer throw on April 19 with a toss of 183-07 at the VS Athletics Beach Invitational .

She also qualified in the javelin early in the season with a throw of 163-08 at the Stanford Invitational on April 4.

At the WAC Championships, Appanaitis also qualified for the Olympic Trials in the javelin with a first place throw of 168-00.

She also took fourth place in both the hammer throw (178-07) and the the discus (151-11).

Appanaitis earned the award for women's high scorer of the meet as she led Nevada by scoring 23 individual points.

 

Follow Curry Coastal Pilot headlines on Follow Curry Coastal Pilot headlines on Twitter

© Copyright 2001 - 2014 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use