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Wells and Kline Highlight Opening Day at Big East

Andrew Wells

Andrew Wells

May 3, 2013


PISCATAWAY, N.J.Andrew Wells broke his own school record in the hammer throw and Elizabeth Kline won the 100 meter hurdle heptathlon on the opening day of the Big East Outdoor Championship Meet at the Bauer Track and Field Complex of the campus of Rutgers University.

Wells personal-record throw of 56.32m (184-09) placed him seventh overall. Wells will compete tomorrow in the discus.

Through the first four events of the women’s heptathlon, senior Elizabeth Kline has put herself in a great place to capture the overall title heading into tomorrow. Kline registered three top-5 finishes today, including winning the 100 meter hurdles in a career-best time of 13.90.

Kline also set personal-bests in the 200 meter dash and the high jump. Her 200 meter time of 24.93 placed her third overall, and her height of 5-04.25 feet (1.63m) was good for fifth. She also notched a sixth place finish in the shot put.

The heptathlon, along with a large majority of events resume tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. Click here for live results.



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