Abby Veld

Abby Veld improved her distance and placing at the Drake Relays on Friday. After finishing 18th as sophomore last spring, she moved to eighth and is now focused on conference and the qualifier.

AGWSR Cougar junior Abby Veld couldn’t wait to have another chance at the Drake Relays shot put circle. After finishing 18th there a year ago, she said she knew she was better than that. She proved that Friday, finishing eight spots higher. More importantly, she threw 38’9.25”. In fact, all three of her throws were two-feet farther than her 36’7.25” toss from last spring.

“I’m feeling good,” Veld said. “I improved on last year’s distance and placement.”

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