Mount Mercy News
Photo courtesy of Diane Higgins.
Photo courtesy of Diane Higgins.
Track & Field - Tue, Jun. 18, 2013

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Mount Mercy's Jenna Higgins '13, a two-time NAIA national champion, will compete in the javelin at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships this week at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.

Higgins is one of 13 qualifiers in the javelin, and will throw on Thursday at 6:15 p.m. The seven-time all-American won NAIA national championships in the javelin in 2011 and 2013 and was runner-up in the event in 2010 and 2012.

Higgins medaled with a fifth-place finish at the USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships after her freshman season at Mount Mercy in the summer of 2010.