Jan. 13, 2014
PISCATAWAY, N.J. - Sophomore Alita Ostapkovich (Bensalem, Pa.) and freshman Kristen Erickson (Princeton, Mass.) each competed at the Rutgers Invite at the Busch Bubble on Friday night. The pair of Villanova throwers took part in the shot put and the weight throw at the meet.
In the shot put Ostapkovich came in fourth out of eight competitors with a mark of 11.24 meters, while Erickson set a new personal best with a distance of 11.20 meters to place fifth. In the weight throw, Ostapkovich finished in third place (13.67m) and Erickson was eighth (10.82m).