KINGSTON, R.I. - It has been a big week for freshman thrower Nick Danner. After competing in the first event in his collegiate career this past weekend, the conference has named him the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Track & Field Rookie of the Week, it was announced Monday.
The Waterville, Maine native competed for the first time in his collegiate career in the UConn Invitational. He won the javelin throw beating out nine other throwers. Danner threw 60.10m (197' 2"), picking up a personal best, qualified for the IC4A Championship and qualified for the USA Junior National Championship.
The Rams will next compete in the UConn Decathlon starting on April 3 in Storrs, Conn. The event is set for 1 p.m.