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Ricciardi wins high jump at Jesse Owens Classic
Saturday, May 06, 2006
COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 6, 2006) - Junior Anna Marie Ricciardi (Canfield, Ohio) took home top honors in the high jump while competing at the Jesse Owens Classic, hosted by Ohio State on Saturday. The junior soared over a career-best and NCAA regional-qualifying height of 5-8.75 (1.75m) to earn first place.
"I really feel good about the progress (assistant coach) Jason (Farr) is making with her as her event coach," said associate head coach Michelle Byrne. "She's really becoming a student of her event, and it's really starting to pay off."
Elsewhere, sprinters James Rainer (
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