Kotarak Takes 12th In Long Jump

Jerica Kotarak
Jerica Kotarak

Courtesy of MSOE

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Junior Jerica Kotarak of the MSOE women's track & field team placed 12th overall in the long jump at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Championships, Friday afternoon at Birmingham Southern College.

Kotarak competed in the second heat of the event and opened the competition with a jump of 17-2 3/4 to sit 11th after the round. She came back to go 17-8 3/4 in her second try, maintaining 11th place. Her final leap was 17-6 1/4 and she took 12th in the 17-athlete field.

It was Kotarak's fifth competition at the NCAA Championships.