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O’Farrell Places 8th at NJCAA National Meet

published June 24, 2024O’Farrell Places 8th at NJCAA National Meet

Alexis O’Farrell (Appleton City, Missouri) placed eighth at the NJCAA Division I national meet in javelin in May, earning the title of All-American.

“I want to thank my teammates for being so supportive during the season and my coaches for being there for the hard times throughout the years. I can’t wait for the next few years that God has planned for me,” said O’Farrell.

Leading up to the national meet in Monroe, Louisiana, O’Farrel’s best throw was 38.12 meters. She surpassed her previous personal best by throwing 42 meters making her the eighth best javelin thrower in the NJCAA this year.

“Alexis is an extremely hard worker who is willing to put the time in to improve. I am so proud of her,” said Matt Ludwick, HCC assistant track coach.

Next year, O’Farrell will join the track team at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri to continue her college education majoring in graphic design with a minor in computer science.

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