McAlman Hits a Regional Qualifying Mark in the Discus at the Long Beach Invitational
McAlman beat her previous personal best in the discus of 45.65m set earlier this season at the Stanford Invite. McAlman has now recorded two regional qualifying marks this season. She also recorded a regional qualifying mark in the hammer throw at the Hornet Invite.
McAlman also recorded a personal best on Saturday in the hammer throw with a mark of 55.67m. Her previous personal best in the hammer throw was 55.52m set at the Hornet Invite.
Senior thrower Inger Appanaitis recorded a personal best on Saturday in the hammer throw with a throw of 55.96m. Appanaitis, who recorded a regional qualifying mark in the hammer throw earlier this season, beat her previous personal best of 55.62m set at the Cal-Nevada Championships earlier this season.
In Saturday’s track events, freshman Gina Deckard ran a 12.71 in the 100m and a 14.60 in the 100m hurdles.
Junior Polly Smith ran a 26.09 in the 200m, a 15.08 in the 100m hurdles and finished in sixth place in the 400m hurdles with a 1:03.25.