Concordia's Hovland places 17th at national track meet

LaCROSSE, Wis.-Concordia senior Bailey Hovland fought off sickness and finished 17th in the the hammer throw Saturday at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship.Hovland came down with stomach flu-like symptoms on Thursday and s...

LaCROSSE, Wis.-Concordia senior Bailey Hovland fought off sickness and finished 17th in the the hammer throw Saturday at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship.

Hovland came down with stomach flu-like symptoms on Thursday and spent the last two days trying to recover. Hovland posted a best throw of 165 feet, 5 inches which came on her third and final attempt.

Hovland missed qualifying for the finals by less than nine feet.