- - Battling more cold and blustery conditions, the Ball State track & field team tallied four top five finishes over three throwing events Friday afternoon at the Knight Open hosted by Marian University.
Leading the way for the Cardinals was sophomore Kelsey Walters
who placed third in the shot put with a distance of 13.29m. Freshman Jada Caldwell
was not far behind, taking fourth in the event at a career-best 12.74m
Freshman Princess Carter
led Ball State in the discus, placing fourth with a mark of 38.94m. Carter also competed in the hammer, turning in an 18th-place effort of 34.84m.
Senior Adrienne Mayfield
rounded out Ball State's two entries in the discus with a fifth-place throw of 38.78m.
Sophomore Megan Graves
led the way for the Cardinals in the hammer, with a career-best distance of 44.64m.
The Ball State track & field will hope for much better weather conditions this coming weekend, when the team hosts the two-day Ball State Challenge on April 13-14.
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BALL STATE'S FRIDAY RESULTS AT KNIGHT OPEN
Shot Put | MAC Qualifying Standard: 14.74m / 48'-4.5" | School Record: 14.68m / 48-2 by Gena Rusch in 1991
3rd - Kelsey Walters
4th - Jada Caldwell
Discus | MAC Qualifying Standard: 47.40m / 155'-6" | School Record: 47.82m / 156-11 by Christy Richart in 1995
4th - Princess Carter
5th - Adrienne Mayfield
Hammer Throw | MAC Qualifying Standard: 54.27m / 178'-0" | School Record: 56.33m / 184-10 by Sarah Martin in 2001
6th - Megan Graves
18th - Princess Carter
*Denotes Career-Best Performance