March 13, 2005
Purcell Wins Javelin at FAMU Relays
Junior Kate Purcell takes first place in the javelin while group of pole vaulters take second at the cross-town rival meet.
Tallahassee, Fla. – A few members of the Florida State track and field team spent the end of their spring break competing at the FAMU Relays at Florida A&M in Tallahassee, Fla.
Junior Kate Purcell (West Point, Pa./Southern Illinois-Edwardsville) won the javelin throw with a mark of 40.47m.
Freshman Leilania Caraballo (Miami, Fla./Lourdes Academy) and sophomore Kristin Janson (Sarasota, Fla./Cardinal Mooney) took second place in the pole vault with a height of 2.89m.
Sophomore Matt Hurley (Tallahassee, Fla./Chiles) was the men’s pole vault runner-up, recording a height of 4.57m.
The Seminoles host the FSU Relays this weekend. For more information and an updated event schedule, check out the home meet section of the FSU track and field team page at www.seminoles.com.