Rackley Takes First in Arkansas

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Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
APRIL 11, 2014

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Thrower Rylee Rackley continued her sensational season on Friday, taking first in the hammer throw during day one of competition at the John McDonnell Invitational in Arkansas. The junior won the event after throwing a distance of 183-11.00 (56.06m).

Sarah Tolson also competed in the hammer throw for the Sooners, finishing third with a throw of 174-6.00 (53.18m).

The only other event of day one that featured Oklahoma student-athletes was the men’s hammer throw, which resulted in a second place finish for freshman Charles Nguyen (187-9, 57.23m) and a fourth place finish for sophomore Austin Perry (172-11, 52.71m).  

The Sooners resume competition tomorrow at 5:15 p.m. CT. Live results are available at flashresults.com and a recap can be found on SoonerSports.com following completion of the meet.

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