Senior from Snohomish has a hammer throw of 199-8 in Pullman
Coming just four inches from a coveted 200-foot mark,
Nicole Luckenbach of the Eastern Washington
University track and field team broke her own school record in the
hammer at the Cougar Invitational in Pullman, Wash., Saturday
Luckenbach, a 2005 graduate of Snohomish (Wash.) High School, had a winning throw of 199-8 to break her own school record in the hammer. She broke her own school record earlier this season with a throw of 199-2 at the WAR 2. Luckenbach already qualified for the Big Sky Conference Championships May 12-15 in Ogden, Utah.
Mari Bingham had a season-best discus throw of 146-7 to finish fourth. She already qualified for the conference championships earlier this season.
On the men’s side, Tim Armstrong qualified for the BSC Championships in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 55.26.
Armand Hopkins had a season best in the long jump with a mark of 22-7 1/2 and a season-best triple jump with an effort of 45-9 3/4. He already qualified for the conference championships earlier this season in both events.
David Howard had a personal-best throw of 165-6 in the discus to finish third. Teammate Zach Nielsen had a season- best throw with a mark of 164-3 to finish fourth.
The Eagles will compete next weekend at the Oregon Relays on April 30-May 1 and at the Duane Hartman Invitational on May 1.