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Latimer Sets School Record at K-State Winter Invitational

Taylor Latimer set a school record and won the weight throw with a launch of 70-2 1/4 (21.39m) in her season debut at the K-State Winter Invitational on Saturday in Manhattan, Kan.

With the school-record mark, Latimer currently ranks first nationally in the weight throw. The Valley Center, Kan., native also had a third-place finish with a distance of 52-11 (16.13m) in the shot put.

On the track, Darius Luff won the 60-meter hurdles with a finish of 7.83.

The Huskers continue the season when Nebraska hosts the Graduate Classic on Friday-Saturday, Jan. 13-14 at the Devaney Center Indoor Track.