Ani, Rega Take Third and Fourth in Shot Put at Hopkins/Loyola Invite

Ani, Rega Take Third and Fourth in Shot Put at Hopkins/Loyola Invite

BALTIMORE, Md. - Junior Danika Ani and senior Jess Rega took third and fourth place overall in the shot put with throws of 12.86 and 12.12 meters at the Hopkins/Loyola Invite. Ani's throw of 13.12m at the Danny Curran Invite in March is currently tops in the Mideast region and 17th in Division III. Rega has the fourth-best throw in the region at 12.45m.

The Mustangs finished eighth overall out of 11 schools with 29 points. 

Senior Lauren Dioses picked up fourth place in the hammer throw with a top toss of 44.85m. Dioses would also place seventh in the discus with a distance of 34.10m. Rega took sixth in the hammer with a personal-best toss 43.24, while senior Allison Bishop placed eighth with a 41.63.

Sophomore Emily Gates turned in a personal best in the 1500 with a time of 4:56.42, giving her seventh in the event. Junior Achol Odolla clocked a 12:17.23 in the 3000m Steeplechase to take sixth overall.

Freshman Alexia Dehetre took seventh in the high jump with a career-best height of 1.45m. 

Freshman Ashlynne Raby set a personal mark in the 400 with a time of 1:00.45, giving her 10th overall. 

The Mustangs, who are currently ranked sixth in the region, compete next at the York (Pa.) College Twilight meet on Wednesday, April 17.