ALL-USA Preseason Girls Track and Field: Throws

ALL-USA Preseason Girls Track and Field: Throws

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ALL-USA Preseason Girls Track and Field: Throws

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The 2016 American Family Insurance All-USA Preseason Girls Track and Field team was selected by Fred Baer, founder of the Track and Field Writers of America, and Mike Kennedy, high school editor of Track & Field News.

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Here are the four athletes selected in the jumps (shot put, discus, hammer, javelin). Returning ALL-USA selections are denoted with asterisks.

ELENA BRUCKNER*
School: Valley Christian (San Jose, Calif.)
Year: Senior
Events, distances: Shot put, 53-5 ½; Discus, 182-8

NICKOLETTE DUNBAR
School: Whippany Park (Whippany, N.J.)
Year: Senior
Event, distance: Shot put, 54-7 ½ (i) (2016)

SOPHIE RIVERA*
School: Brentwood (St. Louis)
Year: Senior
Events, distances: Shot put, 53-5 ¾; javelin, 175-10

Madison Wiltrout (Photo: John Heller, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Madison Wiltrout (Photo: John Heller, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

MADISON WILTROUT*
School: Connellsville (Pa.)
Year: Junior
Events, distance: Javelin, 185-8.

NEED TO KNOW

Wiltrout set the national high school record in the javelin early last year before an arm injury curtailed her season. Bruckner, Dunbar, and Rivera have broken into the top 10 all-time in the high school shot put.

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