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North Clarion Grad Obenrader Fifth at NCAA D3 Indoor Nationals in Shot Put

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Mitch Obenrader – Photo courtest of PSU-Behrend Athletics

GRINELL, Iowa – Mitch Obenrader, a North Clarion graduate, capped off his remarkable indoor season with the Penn State Behrend men’s track and field team with a fifth-place finish in the NCAA Championships Saturday morning.

Obenrader came into the championships as the eighth-seeded shot put thrower with a qualifying distance of 16.72m (54′ 10.25″), an indoor school record.

On Saturday, he jumped three spots and took home a fifth-place finish at a distance of 16.62m (54′ 6.75″) to claim his first indoor track and field All-American honor.