DULUTH, Minn. (csssaints.com) – For the third straight year, the St. Scholastica track & field team will have a female representative at indoor nationals as Becky Huberty(Lena, Wis./Lena HS) competes in the weight throw Friday afternoon at the NCAA Division III Indoor Championships, hosted by the North Central College (Ill.).
- Huberty's mark that got her into the Indoor Championships took place at the Warren Bowlus Open at the end of January. She finished second in that event with a throw of 54'4.5” (16.57m). That mark was good enough for 14th in the country.
- Huberty also finished in the top 22 in the country in the shot put.
- In either the weight throw or the shot put, Huberty has not finished lower than sixth at a meet this season.
- She has won the weight throw twice this season (Super 8 Open & UMAC Indoor Championships). She won the shot put three times (Warren Bowlus, Lake Superior Challenge & UMAC Indoor Championships).
- By sweeping both throwing titles at the UMAC Indoor Championships, Huberty was named the Women's Field Athlete of the Meet.
- At the Pointer Last Chance Meet last weekend, Huberty had her best throw since her season-best mark at 53'1.75” (16.20m).
- Huberty was named UMAC Women's Track & Field Athlete of the Week three times this season.
- She competed at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships last spring in the hammer throw and placed 15th.
- The top eight competitors in each event earn All-American accolades.
- CSS has never had a women's track & field All-American.
CSS NCAA Indoor Championships History
- 2012 (Grinnell, Iowa) – Alec Seeley (Cadott, Wis./Cadott HS) places 10th in the weight throw.
- 2011 (Columbus, Ohio) – Maggie Bair (Blaine, Minn./Blaine HS) finishes 10th in the 55m hurdles.
- 2009 (Terre Haute, Ind.) – Wendell Booth becomes the program's first All-American, placing fourth in the long jump.