COLLEGIATE RECORD: Camryn Rogers Sets All-Time Hammer Best
Camryn Rogers rewrote the collegiate record book on Thursday.
Rogers, the 2019 champion in the hammer, bookended her foray into the competition at the final site of the 2021 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships with two legendary marks.
The first came in Round 1 when Rogers broke a three-year-old collegiate record in the event with her 74.97m (245-11) effort. That marked more than a 1-foot improvement on the old record of 74.53m (244-6), set by Maggie Ewen of Arizona State back in 2018.
Then in Round 6, Rogers launched the implement 75.52m (247-9) to add nearly two feet to her lifetime best and nearly set the Canadian national record in the process.
Rogers is the sixth back-to-back champion in meet history.