|Julia Ratcliffe • Women's Track & Field
Sophomore • Hamilton, New Zealand
Julia Ratcliffe became the NCAA leader in the hammer throw this weekend. The sophomore threw to 66.39 at the Momouth Season Opener. The 66.31 (217-6.50) moved her from fourth place in the hammer throw standings to the top. In her first meet of the year, at the Walt Disney World Invitational, Ratcliffe threw the hammer to 62.97 (206-7). The next best throw in the nation is 64.91 (212-11). Ratcliffe owns the Ivy League and Princeton record in the event at 68.80 (225-8.75). Ratcliffe was also named the HepsTrack.com Women's Field Athlete of the Week.