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Standout thrower Hargett commits to Cornell University

Posted: Friday, Mar 1st, 2013

Newport senior track and field star Kacie Hargett committed to Cornell University to throw javelin and possibly the weight throw or shot put for the Big Red beginning in 2013-14. Hargett, seen here at the 4A State Championships last May, took second in the javelin at state. (File photo)

Six of the eight Ivy League schools called.

So did the University of Oregon, University of Kansas, Stanford University and the service academies.

Newport superstar track and field athlete Kacie Hargett had a phonebook-thick pile of recruiting letters from countless Division One schools vying for her talents, not only as a standout javelin thrower, but for her superb, nearly-flawless academic transcript, as well

For the complete article see the 03-01-2013 issue.

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