Piker Heading to NCAA Track and Field Championships

Caitlin Piker
Caitlin Piker

NEW LONDON, Conn. – Junior Caitlin Piker will be making her first appearance at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa.

Piker has the 18th best throw in the javelin in Division III this season with a school-record distance of 135 feet, seven inches, which she did at the New England Open Championships to earn All-New England honors with and eighth place finish as well as a spot at the NCAA Championship.

She earned All-NEWMAC honors with a second place finish with a toss of 121 feet, three inches and also earned Division III All-New England honors as she placed fourth with a throw of 129 feet, three inches.

Piker will compete at 12:30 EST on Saturday.