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Palencia and Thompson Place Top-10 Nationally
May 26, 2013
LACROSSE, Wisc. -- Senior Ed Palencia and junior Buck Thompson each garnered All-American honors at the 2013 NCAA DIII Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Thompson finished top-10 nationally in two events while Palencia finished sixth in the javelin.
Palencia, who is in his last season with the Patriots, registered his All-American throw in his first attempt with a 65.10 meter toss. The throw set a new UT Tyler-record, beating the previous record of 64.58 meters. More...