Nebraska track and field opens outdoor season at Herm Wilson Invitational

Wichita, Kan. — A pair of Huskers finished third in the hammer throw Friday as Nebraska opened the outdoor season at the Herm Wilson Invitational.

Anna Purchase took third in the women’s hammer throw with a toss of 190 feet, 11 inches. James Joycey was third in the men’s hammer throw at 195-4.

On the track, Sadio Fenner took second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9 minutes, 39.75 seconds. Elsa Forsberg finished third in the 1,500 meters in 4:34.07, while Myles Fleming (15:23.15) and Alex Tollinger (15:54.53) took second and third in the 5,000 meters.

The meet continues Saturday.