Sophia Lozano finishes 13th in the weight throw at NCAA Indoor Championships

    Junior Sophia Lozano

    Junior Sophia Lozano

    March 14, 2014

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    By Tyler Wooten
    SIUSalukis.com

    ALBUQUERQUE -- Junior Saluki thrower Sophia Lozano finished 13th in the weight throw at the NCAA Indoor Championships on Friday night, earning her a second-team All-American certificate.

    Lozano's third and final throw of 20.01m (65-07.75) was her best of the day, but fell nearly two and one-half feet shy of making it to finals. Her finish ends a remarkable indoor season capped by a dramatic entry into the national meet. Lozano took the final qualifying spot by one centimeter with her Missouri Valley Conference weight throw winning heave of 20.89m (68-06.50).

    Two more Salukis will compete at the final day of the championships on Saturday. Both Kenya Culmer (high jump) and Josh Freeman (shot put) will compete at 1:30 p.m. CST.

     

     

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