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Babicz Throws for National Title Wednesday in Oregon
Matt Babicz

Matt Babicz

June 10, 2014

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EUGENE, Ore. -- Blue Demon senior Matt Babicz will compete in the shot put competition at the National Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Wednesday evening in Eugene, Ore.

Babicz, DePaul's lone qualifier, advanced to the Championships by finishing with the 10th best throw at the NCAA Regionals (18.45m) in Fayetteville, Ark.

The Mt. Prospect, Ill., native will throw at 5:30 p.m. (PT).

Babicz is one of 24 shot putters who will compete on Wednesday. The 24 athletes are divided into two flights; Babicz will throw in the second flight and is the only BIG EAST shot put competitor to make it to Eugene.

Full coverage of Babicz's quest for his National Championship is available at the top of the article.