Junior Dan Ames Places Fourth in the Shot Put at the NCAA Indoor Championships

March 15, 2003

Fayetteville, AR - At the conclusion of the 2003 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, Coach Art Venegas' Bruin men have scored eight points and finished 29th.

Arkansas won its 17th men's NCAA Indoor Track and Field title with 52 points. Auburn was the runner-up with 28 points, followed by Nebraska in third place with 26 points. LSU placed fourth with 24 points. Villanova and Tennessee tied for fifth, each scoring 23 points.

In the final of the men's shot put, junior Dan Ames (Lakeside, CA/El Capitan) placed fourth and scored five points with a throw of 64-7 (19.68m). Winning the event with the No. 2 throw in the world this year was Nebraska's Carl Myerscough at 70-6.25 (21.49m). Ames received his second indoor All-America honor of the weekend, and fourth overall, with today's performance.

Senior Scott Wiegand (Arcadia, CA/Arcadia) finished 14th overall with a throw of 60-9.25 (18.52m).

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