Saturday, May 28, 2016
Emmonnie Henderson qualifies for NCAA Championships in Discus -- SATURDAY CARDINAL COUPLE
HENDERSON'S BEST TOSS OF SEASON PUTS HER IN NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS
Emmonnie Henderson started the day of NCAA preliminary qualifying events in Jacksonville, FL with her best toss of the season...sending the discus 54.18m/177.9 to finish in seventh place in the event...which qualified her for the NCAA Championships. Her toss was five meters behind the leading toss of the day...by Kellion Knibb (Florida State). The top twelve finishers qualified for the finals in Eugene, OR June 8-11th.
Henderson will compete in the shot put today...which is scheduled to begin around 3:30 p.m. at the North Florida Field.
It's the second year in a row that Henderson has qualified for the NCAA Championships in the discus and keeps her dreams alive for making the USA Olympic team.
RADIO ON WCHQ 100.9 FM
We have a great show planned for you today on The CARDINAL COUPLE RADIO HOUR. We have our exclusive interview with Louisville Lacrosse head coach Kellie Young, another segment of Handicapping Heroes where we'll look at today's Churchill Downs races with prognosticators Archie Karel and Scott Harris and cover track and field, basketball, volleyball and more!
11 a.m. is go time...join us at WCHQ 100.9 FM or at the link below: