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Akinniyi holds steady in 8th

Sophomore Dorcas Akinniyi held down her spot in eighth place in the overall pentathlon standings with a throw of 37-11 1/4 (11.56m) in the shot put.

After three events, Akinniyi owns a total of 2,474 points. Oregon sophomore Brianne Theisen holds the lead at 2,637 points.

Two events remain in the competition, with the field moving on to the long jump before taking to the track for the 800 meters. The long jump is set to begin at 3 p.m.