Curtis Places Fifth

June 21, 2006


University of Iowa freshman A.J. Curtis (Brodhead, WI) placed fifth in the discus at the 2006 USA Track and Field Junior National Championships today in Indianapolis, IN. Curtis threw a 181-11 with the 1.75 kilogram implement. Bo Taylor, who competed unattached in the age 19-and-under event, won with a throw of 192-0.

Curtis and fellow Hawkeye freshman John Hickey (Piermont, NY) will compete in the shot put Thursday at 2:15 p.m. Iowa junior Adam Hamilton (Milford, NH) will compete in the men’s senior hammer throw Friday at 2:00 p.m. All events are being held at the IU Michael A. Carroll Track and Soccer Stadium on the IUPUI campus.

USATF Junior National Championships Men's Discus Results1.  Bo Taylor (Unattached)  192-02.  Nicholas Robinson (South Orange)    188-03.  Korion Morris (Unattached)  185-04.  Eric Thomas (Hays Strider)  182-05.  A.J. Curtis (Iowa)  181-16.  Eric Werskey (Unattached)   177-17.  Larry Jones (Unattached)    176-08.  Jeffery Lachman (Yale)  174-09.  Jason Lewis (Arizona State) 171-010. Daniel Te'o Nesheim (Unattached)    167-011. Jonathan Pullum (Unattached)    145-0="http:>