Rogers finishes sixth in NCAA high jump

EUGENE, Oré. – Nebraska freshman high jumper Jenna Rogers tied for sixth at the NCAA Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field on Saturday to wrap up the game.

Rogers cleared 6-0 (1.83m) to finish tied for sixth and earn first-team All-America honors for the second time this year. The Big Ten indoor-outdoor champion was also a first-team indoor All-American after finishing seventh.

With the Rogers finish – combined with Maddie Harris’ silver medal in the javelin and by Axelina Johansson shot put bronze medal – the Husker women scored 16 team points to finish in 14th place in the team standings. It marks the best result for Husker women since 2006.

Riley Masten also competed in the NU women’s high jump on Saturday. In his first trip to the NCAA Championships, Masten cleared 5-7 3/4 (1.72m) to tie for 20th and earn an USTFCCCA honorable mention.

End of Nebraska’s NCAA Championships

Maddie HarrisJavelin, 2nd

Axelina JohanssonShot Put, 3rd

Alex Talleyhammer throw, 6th

Jenna Rogershigh jump, T-6e

LaQwasia Stepneylong jump, 13th

Mirta KulisicJavelin, 14th

Burger Lambrechts Jr.Shot put, 15th

Mayson Connerhigh jump, T-15e

Darius Luff110 meters hurdles, 17th

Maxwell OtterdahlShot Put, 18th

Riley Mastenhigh jump, T-20e

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