Kurzdorfer continues record assault, claims weight throw mark

After winning the HS Weight Throw by almost 11 feet at 55-7 on Saturday in the scholastic portion of this annual 3-day meet, Melissa Kurzdorfer, a senior at Lancaster HS, in western NY, returned Sunday and entered the College/"Open" event, which she won handily at 60-2, breaking her own All-Time New York State Record of 57-6.25, set just a few weeks ago. Her throw ranks #5 all-time US HS.

Kurzdorfer also set the NY State Shot Put record of 48-10 last month.


photo above is from the NSIC meet last March at The Armory


When Right feels Wrong - Kurzdorfer claims state record

You would think that when records are set everything happens as if that moment in time had been spiritually ordained – a moment when everything is perfect.


Kurzdorfer does it again, throws 47-11.75

Lancaster, NY star Melissa Kurzdorfer, the junior throwing star, tossed a career best 47-11.75 shot put with a heavy heart this weekend. Buffalo, NY has been in the national news all week after the tragic news of Continental Flight 3407 crashing and 50 people dieing.  A team member on the Lancaster, NY track team lost their father and our thoughts are with all of those affected by this tragedy.

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Kurzdorfer breaks weight throw state record

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Change is good for Kurzdorfer

Lancaster junior Melissa Kurzdorfer decided she needed a break.  So she took the summer off – got away from the throwing circle and the weight room. Then she changed some things when the season started. Then changed things back.

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