Throwers Compete on Opening Day of Northeast Ohio Quad

Nicolette Kreatsoulas competes in the hammer throw.
Nicolette Kreatsoulas

Akron, Ohio - Youngstown State men's and women's throwers were in action on Friday at the Northeast Ohio Quad hosted by Akron at Lee Jackson Field.

In the women's shot put, Jaynee Corbett took first place with a toss of 15.48m while Kaitlyn Merwin was fourth with a toss of 12.97m. 

In the men's shot put, Dom Westbay had a best throw of 14.74m while Brandon Orlando had a best toss of 13.88m.

In the hammer throw, Nicolette Kreatsoulas placed fourth with a throw of 52.23m. Reshanna Simon had a best throw of 44.43m in the event.

For the men, Matt Monroe led the way with a throw of 54.11m. Joe Pfeffer had a throw of 47.26m and Andrew Hallof had a toss of 48.39m.

The rest of the Northeast Ohio Quad will be held on Saturday. Events will be held both indoors and outdoors because of forecasted weather conditions.