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Lybarger Won the Hammer Throw and Finished Second in Shot Put at OBU Open Saturday

Sophomore Alex Lybarger finished second in the shot put with a throw of 16.62 meters (54-6.50), which is the second farthest in school history and won the hammer throw with a throw of 55.38 meters (181-8.50) on Saturday at the OBU Open.
Sophomore Alex Lybarger finished second in the shot put with a throw of 16.62 meters (54-6.50), which is the second farthest in school history and won the hammer throw with a throw of 55.38 meters (181-8.50) on Saturday at the OBU Open.
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March 29, 2014

Shawnee, Okla. - University of Tulsa track and field thrower sophomore Alex Lybarger threw the second-longest shot put in school history at the OBU Open on Saturday.

Lybarger threw the shot put 16.62 meters (54-6.50), which beats his personal-best of 51-0.25, which was set in the Tulsa Duels last weekend, to finish second in the event.

Lybarger won the hammer throw with a throw of 55.38 meters (181-8.50), which is a personal-best.

Junior Hartly Carlisle threw a season-best of 43.12 meters (141-5.75), which is the fourth best in school history, to finish fourth in the event.

The Golden Hurricane also competed in the Texas Relays on Saturday at the Mike A. Myers Stadium. Tulsa's 4x200-meter relay finished 10th in the final day of the relays.

Freshman Otugo Ananaba, senior Julian Frazier, sophomore Bryce Robinson and senior Andrew Jameson combined ran in a time of 1:25.88.

The Golden Hurricane returns to action on Saturday, April 5 at the Arkansas Spring Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark.

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Texas Relays

Men

4x200-Meter Relay

10. Tulsa (Otugo Ananaba, Julian Frazier, Bryce Robinson, Andrew Jameson) - 1:25.88

 

 

OBU Open

Men

Hammer Throw 1. Alex Lybarger - 55.38 meters (181-8.50)

Shot Put 2. Alex Lybarger - 16.62 meters (54-6.50),

Women

Discus Throw 4. Hartly Carlisle - 43.12 meters (141-5.75)