Appanaitis Qualifies for the NCAA National Championships in the Javelin
With her third place finish, Appanaitis qualified for the NCAA National Championships which will be hosted Drake University in
Appanaitis, who finished in third with a throw of 48.35m (158’07”), was in second on Saturday until the last round when Stephanie Ralls of CS Northridge took second with a throw of 49.04m (160’11”). Appanaitis is the school record holder in the javelin (169’5”) and took first in the javelin at this season’s 2008 WAC Outdoor Championships with a mark of 168’00”.
Amanda Boice also competed for the Pack on Saturday at the 2008 West Regional NCAA Track and Field Championships. Boice finished ninth overall in the high jump with a mark of 1.71m (5-07.25).