Muskingum senior Jeffrey Burkholder finished 17th in the shot put at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the Veteran's Memorial Field Complex in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Burkholder's heave of 49-2.50 in his third and final attempt lifted him to 17th place in the 20-competitor field. Burkholder registered a throw of 48-5.25 in his first try and recorded a mark of 48-8.75 in his second attempt.
Burkholder entered the shot put championship field ranked 20th in the country. He qualified with his 52-8 mark at the All-Ohio Athletic Conference Championships that earned him All-OAC honors.