Kurt Hibert earned All-Conference honors in the hammer throw on Thursday
Courtesy: UNC Asheville
Hibert Takes 3rd at Big South Champ. in Hammer Throw
Courtesy: UNCABulldogs.com
Release: 04/19/2013
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LYNCHBURG, Va.  – The UNC Asheville men’s and women’s track and field teams began competition at the Big South Conference Championships at the Matthes-Hopkins Track Complex on the campus of Liberty University Thursday.

 

Highlighting the day was Kurt Hibert in the hammer throw. Hibert just missed setting a school record but still had a great throw at 56.05 meters. The throw was good enough for Hibert to earn a spot on the podium as he finished in third place and earned All-Conference honors.

 

John Bellard continued his good work in the javelin this year. He took seventh with a throw of 54.89 meters.

 

On the women’s side, Asheville had two runners earn points in the 10,000 meters. Adrian Etheridge finished seventh with a time of 38:13, while Melanie Kulesz took eighth at 38:24.

 

Action on Friday begins at 9 a.m. with the women’s javelin competition.

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