Zahn’s Discus Win, Provisional Tops Off Big AU Weekend

Jason Zahn
Jason Zahn

Ashland University junior Jason Zahn put the cherry on top of a sweet opening weekend for Eagle outdoor track and field.

On Saturday (March 26) at the ADIDAS Winthrop Invitational, Zahn took the title in the men's discus throw, earning an provisional mark of 54.82 meters/179-feet-10½ for 2016 outdoor nationals, May 26-28 in Bradenton, Fla.

Also in the men's discus, sophomore Clayton Jury took second at 48.96 meters/160-feet-7¾.

Ashland's men and women finished the opening weekend of outdoor action with two automatic and 11 provisional efforts for nationals.

The Eagles will go to nearby Wooster, Ohio, for the Wooster Invitational on Friday (April 1) and Saturday (April 2).