EUGENE — Umpqua Community College’s Zach Holland was accepted this week to compete in the javelin at the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials at Hayward Field.

The meet begins on Friday and runs through June 27. Men’s javelin qualifying begins at 2:15 p.m. Saturday.

Holland, a Glide High School product, threw a personal best 239 feet, 10 inches at the Tucson Elite Throws Classic in late May.

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Tom Eggers is the sports editor for The News-Review. He can be reached at teggers@nrtoday.com or 541-957-4220.

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