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College Track: Heckemeyer wins event

College Track: Heckemeyer wins event

March 20th, 2017 by News Tribune in College Sports

EMPORIA, Kan. — Missouri Southern junior Allie Heckemeyer won the women's triple jump in the Lions' outdoor opener Friday at the Emporia State Spring Invite.

Heckemeyer (St. Elizabeth High School) posted a jump of 39 feet, 1.75 inches, winning the event by nearly a foot. That mark is an NCAA Division II national championship provisional mark.

Heckemeyer also finished ninth in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 15.33 seconds.