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Bartholomew Places Fourth in Hammer Throw
Steve Bartholomew led the Crusaders in the hammer throw.
Steve Bartholomew led the Crusaders in the hammer throw.

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Steve Bartholomew (Valparaiso, Ind./Morgan Township) posted a season-best mark in the hammer throw Friday at the Miami Team Challenge in Oxford, Ohio as the Valparaiso men’s track and field squad kicked off competition at the two-day meet.

Bartholomew registered a distance of 185’5”, good for fourth place in the event.  He was joined in the top-15 by Erik Lindamood (Bealeton, Va./Liberty), who finished 12th with a mark of 142’2”, and Chris Stohs (Shawnee, Kan./Shawnee Mission North), who tallied a distance of 140’6” for a 14th-place showing.

The Crusaders continue at the meet Saturday morning, as the first events are slated to begin at 10 a.m. CDT.