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ALL-AMERICA x2: Herbster finishes third in hammer at 2024 NCAA Outdoor Championships

Josh Herbster, a senior from Shippensburg University, earned an All-America distinction by finishing third in the hammer throw at the 2024 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships, hosted by Emporia State University in Kansas. Herbster, seeded sixth, threw 209 feet, 8 inches (63.90 meters) in his first attempt during the prelims, securing a top nine finish that advanced him to the finals. His final throw improved to 211 feet, 10 inches (64.56 meters), solidifying his third-place result.

Herbster’s throw at last year’s championship was 204 feet, 2 inches (62.23 meters), placing him seventh. His personal best of 219 feet, 7 inches (66.93 meters) was recorded at the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championships earlier in the year, setting a new league record.

During his collegiate career, Herbster has been recognized multiple times, including two USTFCCCA All-America honors, nine All-Region honors across various events, and multiple PSAC awards. He holds the school record for indoor weight throw and has claimed the PSAC title in the hammer throw several times.

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