Wilkin puts the hammer down at Chicagoland Championships

Wilkin puts the hammer down at Chicagoland Championships
April 7, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
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Matt Wilkin braved the blustery elements at the Chicagoland Championships at North Central College, finishing third in the men's hammer with a toss of 155'11". Teammate Pete Sgarbossa was 11th in the hammer with a heave of 131'7" Penny Bournas finished 15th in the women's hammer and 17th in the discus.


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