Danika Ani Competes at NCAA Championships in Shot Put

Danika Ani Competes at NCAA Championships in Shot Put

GENEVA, Ohio– Freshman Danika Ani of the Stevenson University women's track and field team placed 19th out of 22 competitors in the preliminary round of the shot put at the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships at SPIRE Institute Friday.

Competing in the second flight, Ani had her best throw of 13.02 meters on her third and final throw of the afternoon.  She threw 12.98 meters on her first attempt, followed by a 12.88 second try.

Ani, who also qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championship in the shot put, was one of two freshmen in the field.  She was also Stevenson's first-ever female qualifier for NCAA outdoor nationals.