Hammonton grad Alexa Gardner PR’d in the javelin Friday in the Big Ten Conference meet in Minneapolis.
Gardner, a junior at Rutgers, placed 4th with a throw of 157-9. That eclipsed her PR of 155-6, which she threw at the Larry Ellis Invitational in Princeton last month as well as at the Penn Relays.
Gardner actually had two throws beyond her previous PR. She followed the 157-9 with a 156-1 and also had a throw of 152-4.
At Hammonton, Gardner had a PR of 142-1 when she won the state Group 3 meet at Northern Burlington in June of 2017.