Freshman Ian Behm placed third in the menís javelin to lead four University of Akron track and field athletes at the USA Track and Field Junior Outdoor Championships in Clovis, Calif., Sunday.

Behm, who recorded a throw of 205-4, was joined by fellow Zips freshmen Abigale Wilson (womenís discus, eighth, 162-6), Dara Perry of Firestone High School (womenís 100-meter hurdles, 14th, 14.28) and Cody Stine (menís high jump, 11th, 6-9ĺ).

The four were competing for berths on the United States team for the International Association of Athletics Federation Junior World Championships.