Posted with permission, article and pictures, courtesy of University of Hawaii Manoa
DAVIS, Calif. – The University of Hawai’i track and field team earned six championship points for placements in the heptathlon on Saturday afternoon at Woody Wilson Track.
Sophomore Sammie Gordon finished in fifth place and earned four points, while sophomore Anna Marx finished in seventh and added two additional points to the Hawai’i total.
Gordon’s performance was highlighted with an event win in the 800m run, where she posted a 2:21.79 and collected 799 points. She also finished top five in the long jump, where she marked 16’10 3/4″ and added 601 points. Her lowest-performing event came in the javelin, where she threw 76’5″, enough for 350 points. Her two-day total finished at 4459.