Chad Wright, who won the national championship in 2012, closed his Husker career on Friday with a fourth-place finish in the men’s discus. The senior from Kingston, Jamaica, finished with a throw of 203-2 (61.93) that came on his final attempt of the competition at NCAA Nationals in Eugene, OR.
Junior Ellie Ewere jumped her way to a fifth-place finish in the women’s triple, en route to earning the first All-America honors of her career. She tallied a leap of 43-7 ¼ (13.29) on her fifth attempt of the competition to secure the top-five finish for NU.
Anne Martin closed her Husker career with a 13th-place finish in the heptathlon, posting 5,465 points. She opened the second day of competition with a leap of 18-7 ¼ (5.67) in the long jump before a personal-best throw of 137-7 (41.94) in the javelin. Martin finished with a season-best time of 2:21.35 in the 800 meters.