Harlan Wins Heptathlon at Sam Houston Meet

Megan Harlan wins heptathlon at SHSU meet.

April 5, 2012

HUNTSVILLE, Texas - Senior heptathlete Megan Harlan won the heptathlon at the SHSU Combined Events meet Thursday evening, while freshman Cody Rhodes recorded a strong third-place showing in the event.

Harlan won three events and posted a second-place finish on her way to the victory. Harlan finished the meet with 4,986 to beat her closest competition by more than 300 points. She posted victories in the high jump (5-4.50), shot put (35-8) and javelin throw (134-8) while finishing second in the long jump.

Rhodes recorded a score of 6,162 points placing third in his first career decathlon.

SFA's track and field teams will return to action Saturday when it sends split squads to the Michael Johnson Invitational in Waco, Texas, and to the Louisiana Tech Invitational in Ruston, La.



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