King Qualifies for Shot Put Finals at Track Nationals
June 12, 2008
DES MOINES, Iowa - The University of Memphis track and field team advances another athlete to the finals, as Susan King qualified for the shot put finals at the 2008 NCAA Track and Field Championships after posting a qualifying mark of 17.37 meters (57-0).
King passed on her last throw, as her second throw was good enough to place her into Saturdays finals.
Sivan Aballi fouled all three of her throws in the preliminary round and will not advance to the finals.
The women's shot put finals will be held on Saturday, June 14 at 1:30 p.m.
Steffen Nerdal who advanced to the hammer throw finals yesterday after producing a mark of 66.07 meters will compete tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. He will have the sixth best throw entering tomorrow's event. This is Nerdal's second straight trip to the national championships.