April 3, 2010
Pighin threw first in the top women's flight. Her best throw was her first, as she tossed the stick 160-feet, 10-inches which got her into the finals. She finished in 10th-place overall.
Later in the afternoon it was Nielsen's turn. Sixth at the 2009 NCAA Champinships, Nielsen opened up with a throw of 220-feet, 3-inches on his first attempt that would also be his best effort as he placed sixth.
Though certainly just a starting point for the next several weeks, both marks will likely be good enough to assure the two of a return trip to Austin for the NCAA preliminary rounds, where the top-48 qualifiers in the West will compete.