ENMU’s Draper 13th at nationals

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TURLOCK, Calif. — Eastern New Mexico University senior Daniel Draper finished 13th in men’s javelin on Saturday in the NCAA Division II national track and field competition.

Draper, who was 11th at the national meet last year, threw an even 190 feet. He threw 210 or better three times this season, including a school-record 211-7 in the Texas Tech Open on April 2.

Junior Nick Howe of UC San Diego was the winner with a throw of 231-3. Junior Josh Hontz of East Stroudsburg finished second at 225-4.