UWS' Hansen, Vinokur Compete at NCAAs

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UWS' Hansen, Vinokur Compete at NCAAs

May 23, 2013 Updated May 23, 2013 at 10:09 PM CDT

La Crosse, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- UW-Superior throwers Nils Hansen and Vicki Vinokur were both competing Thursday afternoon at the 2013 NCAA Division III outdoor track and field championships in La Crosse, Wis., with each going in the discus throw.

Hansen, a Yellowjackets senior, finished in 20th place among the men, with this best of three tries going for 143 feet, 4 inches. The winning throw was a toss of 198 feet, 1 inch from Whitwoth's Carter Comito.

Vinokur, a Yellowjackets sophomore, finished in 14th place in the women's event with a best throw of 133 feet, 7 inches. She trailed the winning toss of 154 feet, 7 inches from Hamline's Becky Culp.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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