Sarah Hopping Sets Career-Best Mark In Hammer

April 24, 2004

La Jolla, Ca - Sarah Hopping threw the hammer a career-best 195-2 (59.49m) and nearly broke the school record on Friday at the UC San Diego Invitational.

Hopping's throw nearly caught the school record of 196-2 (59.79m) set by Jessica Pluth in 2002. Hopping's throw was also more than five feet better than her previous best of 190-1 (58.93m) earlier this year at the Stanford Invitational. Hopping's throw was also fourth-best in the Pac-10 this year.

Women's Results
Hammer - 1. Jen Joyce (Unattached) 216-0 (65.84m); 8. Sarah Hopping (Stanford) 195-2 (59.49m); 10. Jessica Pluth (Stanford) 184-6 (56.23m); 15. Donielle Colich (Stanford) 178-6 (54.40m)

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