University of Texas’s athlete, Adrian Piperi won gold at the shot put event of the National Collegiate Athletic Association with his throw of 21.52m.
Piperi led from the start, while Turner Washington of Arizona State University made a new SB of 21.05m to finish 2nd.
Alabama Track and Field athlete, Isaac Odugbesan landed a big throw by his standards of 20.48m to finish third.
Isaac Odugbesan has now become a First Team Shot Put All-American both indoors and outdoors in 2022. His third-place finish is Alabama’s best shot put finish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships since Hreinn Halldorsson also took third in 1980.