Cards post eight top-five finishes and four personal-best marks
Day capped off with top-five finish
Calvin Arsenault clocked a school record in the 400m hurdles to advance to the NCAA Championships.
Mattias Wolter won the 3,000m steeplechase title at last year's preliminary rounds competition.
The Cardinals will compete in Jacksonville, Fla., from May 29-31 to qualify for the national championships.
Weight Throw- 16.41m/53-10.25
2013-14: Competed in the hammer throw during the outdoor season... Took second place finishes at the AAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships and Louisville Twilight Classic with throws of 57.11m and 61.93m, respectively... Posted third place finishes at the Lenny Lyles-Clark Wood Invitational, Border Battle, and Georgia Invitational... Posted a career-best throw of 61.93m at the Louisville Twilight Classic.
2012-13: Competed one indoor discipline (weight throw) and outdoor event (hammer throw) ... earned a spot at the NCAA Division I Preliminary Round in the hammer throw ... had five top-five finishes in the event during the outdoor season ... placed third at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the hammer throw ... recorded a season-best toss of 61.45m/201-7 at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invite ... had a top finish of eighth in the indoor season in the weight throw at the Hoosier Open ... recorded a season best of 16.41m/53-10.25 in the event at the Meyo Invitational.
Prep: Attended Rotenbühl in Germany ... competed in athletics for LC Rehlingen ... had a pair of top-five finishes in the hammer throw at the German Championships ... took third in 2010 with a toss of 64.97m/213-2 ... placed fourth in 2011 with a throw of 55.72m/182-9 ... finished in second at the South German Championships in 2011.
Personal: Son of Günter and Frauke Westrich ... birthday is Sept. 16 ... has two sisters ... majoring in marketing.