ASU Throwers Finish Competition at Tennessee's Sea Ray Relays

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (ASU) – The Arkansas State University track and field team throwers completed action at the 47th annual Sea Ray Relays this Saturday(April 13) with some notable performances at the University of Tennessee's Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn.

The Red Wolves' first action in the third and final day of competition was in the men's invitational discus where Arkansas State had two individuals place in the top 10.  Junior Chris Nicasio produced ASU's highest finish in Saturday's competition with a fourth-place 169-11.77 (51.81m) effort.  Junior Richard Chavez claimed 10th place after recording a toss of 159-11.69 (48.76m).

The lone event for the ASU women's team was the shot put in which senior Julia Agawu earned sixth place with a personal outdoor season-best throw of 48-11.02 (14.91m).  Her distance presently marks the 52nd-highest output in the NCAA West Region this spring.  Junior Kim (Ludick) Raath placed 17th in the event following a 41-10.75 (12.77m) toss.

Arkansas State will participate in the Vanderbilt Invitational next weekend, April 19-20, at the Vanderbilt Track and Field Complex in Nashville, Tenn.   The Red Wolves will then host their second annual Red Wolf Open on Saturday, April 27, at the ASU Track and Field Complex in Jonesboro, Ark.

47th annual Sea Ray Relays – Day 3
Men's Results
Invitational Discus
4. Chris Nicasio, 169-11.77 (51.81m)
10. Richard Chavez, 159-11.69 (48.76m)

Women's Results
Shot Put
6. Julia Agawu, 48-11.02 (14.91m)
17. Kim (Ludick) Raath, 41-10.75 (12.77m)