Inge Jorgensen Qualifies for NCAA Track & Field Championships
May 29, 2004
Virginia’s Inge Jorgensen, the reigning ACC champion in the javelin, won her second consecutive major championship this year with her title in the East Regional meet, throwing a 164′ 2″. With the win, Jorgensen has qualified for the NCAA Championships, which will take place in Austin, Texas on June 9-12. Teammate Meggie Schuelke, competing in her first NCAA regional outdoor competition, won the jump-off and finished in sixth overall with her highest jump of the year at 5′ 9.25″. Kellen Blassingame also finished sixth, running a 46.49 in the 400m dash.
Rachel Marks also competed in the high jump and cleared 5′ 8.5″. Fourth-year Caroline Harvey leapt over 20′ for the first time this year, going 20′ .25″, but her effort came with a wind of 4.4 m/s. Tomika Ferguson also competed in the horizontal jumps, clearing 39′ 9.75″ in the triple jump.