Wayne State's Sara Wells is the NSIC Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year.
WAYNE, NE (KTIV) -
Wayne State's Sara Wells (Throws, Jr., Albion, Neb. / Boone Central HS) was voted by the league coaches as the NSIC Women's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year.
Wells won the shot put at the NSIC Championships with an NCAA automatic qualifying throw of 51' ", which was over three feet better than the next best throw and broke the NSIC Record by almost two feet. She then won the discus with a throw of 154' 5", over 3' ahead of the next competitor. Wells also placed eighth in the hammer throw to help score a total of 21 points at the Championship.
During the season Wells had throws that ranked her second nationally in the shot put (52' 4"), fourth in the discus (164' 0"), and 23rd in hammer throw (174' 7").