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Fishbein Heading to USATF Junior National Championships

June 13, 2018

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – After completing a stellar freshman year on College Hill, Sam Fishbein will represent Lafayette at the USA Track and Field Junior National Championships that begin on June 15 at the University of Indiana.

Fishbein will enter as the No. 9 seed in the field of 13. The Summit, N.J. native turned in an excellent freshman season for the Leopards that included two second-place finishes in the hammer throw at the Lafayette 8-Way Invitational and the Lehigh Dual Meet. Fishbein earned a scoring finish at the Patriot League Championships with a throw of 54.10m (177’6”). Fishbein rounded out his first season with an appearance at the IC4A/ECAC Championships.

The two highest-placing finishers in each event at the Junior National Championships will earn the right to compete at the 2018 IAAF World U20 Championships.