Ashland University throwers carried the day for the Purple and Gold on Saturday (Feb. 15) at Grand Valley State's Big Meet.
Jessica Bridenthal led the field in the women's weight throw. Her winning effort - 67- 8.25- is an automatic qualifier for nationals. Kim Habegger was second (64-6.50), Cynthia Watt was fourth (60-10.75) and Tomei was fifth (59-1.25). Habegger, Watt and Toemi made the provisional list.
A total of 1,663 athletes competed at GVSU on Friday and Saturday.