Sprint, throw, leap, soar: Ashtin Zamzow earns first UT hepthatlon national title

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Pure emotion washes over senior Ashtin Zamzow as she won the first heptathlon national championship for Texas (photo by Jose Mendez/Horns Illustrated).

AUSTIN, Texas — Ashtin Zamzow’s amazing athletic feat was history in the making right before everyone’s eyes at Mike A. Myers Stadium

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Zamzow became the first-ever Longhorn to capture the National Championship in the heptathlon as she broke or tied four of her own personal records during the record-setting win. It marks only the second time in all of NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship history that an athlete won the event on their home turf.


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