Jasmine Manigault sets school record in weight throw
Feb. 10, 2017

AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn senior Jasmine Manigault broke the school record in the women’s weight throw on day one of the Tiger Paw Classic in Clemson, S.C. with a mark of 67-6.25/20.58m.

“I thought we had a really good day today and I am very pleased with our performances overall,” Auburn head coach Ralph Spry said. “I am very proud of Jasmine Manigault’s performance today in the weight throw. She has worked very hard this season and I am happy to see her posting big marks. This is a very important meet for us heading into SEC’s and we have gotten of to a great start.”

Manigault won the women’s weight throw and passes Ronda Gullatte on Auburn’s all-time performance list.

Sophomore Randall Ceneus moved into seventh in program history in the men’s 400m, finishing third with a personal best 46.25. The Birmingham native stands at number seven in the nation.

After posting a personal best in the men’s 60 meter hurdle prelims, senior Wellington Zaza bested his prelim time with a 7.76 to finish second.

At the Iowa State Classic, Veronica Eder posted continued her strong start to the 2017 season with a personal best 16:25.68 in the women’s 5000 meter. Eder’s mark ranks fourth in program history for the event.

The Tigers will begin again tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. CT at the Tiger Paw Classic with the women’s weight throw. Silas Kipngetich will be the lone competitor at the Iowa State Classic at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow in the mile.

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