Hubbard caps stellar career at NCAA championships

Savannah Hubbard running

GENEVA, Ohio – Senior Savannah Hubbard (Madison, Ind.) ended her Hanover track and field career as one of the top heptathletes in the country as she scored 4,263 total points at the NCAA Division III Track and Field Championships Thursday and Friday.

Hubbard began day one of the competition with a 15.73 in the 100 meter hurdles to earn 748 points. She then followed that with a jump of 1.40 meters in the high jump for another 512 points.

In her final two events of the day, Hubbard placed seventh overall in the shot put with a distance of 10.33 meters, good for 551 points, and then ran a 26.88 in the 200-meter dash for 722 points to cap the day with 2,533 total points.

The long jump was the first event of day two. Hubbard’s best jump of 5.30 meters was tied for the sixth best jump of the day and earned her 643 points.

She threw the javelin 31.72 meters, which marked her second best throw of the year, and then finished the day, and her collegiate career, with a time of 2:39.58 in the 800-meter dash.

Hubbard’s two-day total put her 19th overall in the nation capping an outstanding four-year track and field career in which she became the first Hanover athlete to qualify for the national championships in both indoor and outdoor seasons.

EVENT

MARK

POINTS

100m Hurdles

15.73

748

High Jump

1.40m

512

Shot Put

10.33m

551

200m

26.88

722

Long Jump

5.30m

643

Javelin Throw

31.72m

509

800m

2:39.58

578

Contact: Mike Pritchard

pritchard@hanover.edu

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