Yon Finishes Top Ten at NCAA Championships

Yon Finishes Top Ten at NCAA Championships

Geneva, OH- Cameron Yon brought his sophomore season to a close by placing 10th at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships with a throw of 46.39 meters.

Yon who qualified for nationals in the discus with a throw of 52.15 meters, was seeded fourth overall.  Last year at the 2016 NCAA Championships, Yon finished third place, earning him the bronze and All-American status.  

All the competitors had to battle rainy conditions along with some of the top throwers in the country. Yon's first throw was marked at 43.84 meters. His second and best throw of the day was marked at 46.39 meters and his final throw traveled 43.99 meters. Yon finished one spot out of qualifying for the finals.

Yon's season comes to a close after seeing the sophomore collect Second Team All-CAC Men's Outdoor Track & Field honors when he finished second in the CAC Conference Championships with a throw of 48.32 meters.  Yon also finished second at the ECAC Championships with a toss of 48.07 meters.

Yon's throws at Nationals can be watched at: https://www.facebook.com/PSUHBGtF/.