UW Freshman Competes Her Way Into School Record Book

April 22, 2011

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -

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Freshman Ku'uipo Nakoa finished up action in the heptathlon Friday at the Glenn Morris multi track event, taking 10th overall in the event with 3,980 points. After four events Thursday, Nakoa was in seventh out of 12 competitors.

Nakoa finished up Friday with the long jump, javelin throw and the 800-meter run. Her marks included 16 feet, 2 ½ inches in the long jump, 69-7 in the javelin and 2:54.98 in the 800. Nakoa's point total puts her 10th on UW's all-time top-10 list for outdoor track.

The rest of the UW student-athletes will begin action at the Jack Christiansen Invite on Saturday in Fort Collins. Field events begin at 8 a.m., and track events begin at 9:45 a.m.