BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southeastern Louisiana University track & field teams kicked off its indoor schedule on Friday in a big way as Justin Forde set a new school record in the triple jump at the Birmingham-Southern College Indoor Icebreaker.
Forde jumped 15.54 meters in the triple jump that not just set a new SLU triple jump, record, but also garnered him the triple jump championship in Birmingham, taking the title by almost a full meter over second place.
The triple jump win by Forde was one of five individual titles taken by Lions at Birmingham-Southern. Slavko Stevic and Katrine Olsen swept the high jump events with Stevic winning the men’s title with a jump of 6’10.75″ while Olsen took the women’s title with a high jump of 5’7.00″. Tommy Nedow earned the shot put title with a 53’5.5″ throw. Terrell Webb took home the weight throw title with a throw of 59’5.0″ throw.
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