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Saturday, June 22, 2013

Geubelle wraps up KU career with 7th in USA long jump

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— Kansas University senior Andrea Geubelle placed seventh in the long jump at the USA Track and Field Championships on Saturday at Drake Stadium.

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Kansas University Media Relations

Andrea Geubelle

Geubelle, who won the triple jump on Thursday, finished her stay at the championships with a mark of 6.37 meters (20 feet, 10.75 inches).

Geubelle, who likely competed in a Kansas uniform for the final time, was the first Jayhawk to earn individual championships at three different levels — Big 12, NCAA and American — since KU shot-putter Karl Salb in 1973.

Kansas senior Paris Daniels qualified for today’s semifinals of the 200 meters with a wind-aided time of 22.59 seconds. The mark was the third-fastest in school history.

KU junior thrower Jessica Maroszek will also take the field to compete in discus today, the final day of the championships.

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jakejayhawk 9 months, 4 weeks ago

Andrea, you may not read these postings, but I hope you hear how the Jayhawk Family feels about what you have accomplished. You and the rest of our Women's team have made us so proud. I cannot wait to see the National Champions banner hung to honor your team.

May your life after college be as successful as your athletic career. Thank you for the hard work. You are a champion for the rest of your life!

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BigBlue4KU 10 months ago

Congrats, Andrea, you have made a difference! You have changed the face of women's sport at The University of Kansas. The University has been blessed by your contribution. May your future be as blessed as your time at KU. Thank you, on behalf of Jayhawks everywhere!

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Jack Jones 10 months ago

Congratulations, Andrea ~ You have had a magnificent career at KU and made a significant contribution toward the elevation of the women's track and field team to the pinnacle of the college rankings. My very best wishes for you, as you move on to the next exciting chapter of your life. Rock Chalk, Jayhawk!!

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