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Penn State Harrisburg track and field athletes earn All-American status

Posted 6/6/18

Penn State Harrisburg’s Cameron Yon earned All-American honors at the recent NCAA Division III Championships in La Crosse, Wisconsin, taking seventh place in the discus with a toss of 51.35 …

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Penn State Harrisburg track and field athletes earn All-American status

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Penn State Harrisburg’s Cameron Yon earned All-American honors at the recent NCAA Division III Championships in La Crosse, Wisconsin, taking seventh place in the discus with a toss of 51.35 meters.

Sarah Lehman, a freshman from Mechanicsburg, also is an All-American, taking fifth place in the triple jump with a distance of 11.95 meters.

She attended Cumberland Valley High School.

Yon is a junior from Patuxent River, Maryland.

Other members of the men’s team who took part in the championships were Jalil Clayton, a junior from Chester, and Alex White, a sophomore from Mifflintown.

Clayton took 16th in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 15.24 and 20th in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 55.82. White took 19th in the long jump, at 6.91 meters.

On the women’s side, Rae Rae Taylor also competed, taking 12th in the heptathlon with 4,240 points. She is a freshman from Pottstown.

Lehman also competed in the long jump, where she would take 18th with a leap of 5.41 meters.