Bjerk Finishes Eighth at U.S. Juniors
Bryan Bjerk

July 7, 2014

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EUGENE, Ore. (GopherSports.com) -- Bryan Bjerk of the University of Minnesota men's track & field program finished eighth in the discus at the 2014 USATF Junior Outdoor Championships over the weekend. 

Throwing as an unattached competitor at Oregon's Hayward Field, Bjerk cleared a new personal record with his throw of 55.05 meters (180.07 ft.). 

The mark bests the Grand Forks, N.D., native's previous record of 54.98 meters (180-04 ft.) set earlier this season in a winning effort at the Musco Twilight on May 5. 

Kord Ferguson won the discus competition this weekend with a toss of 61.28 meters (201-00 ft.). 

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