In this photo taken May 14, 2011, and released by Northwestern State University , McNeese Sate's Sam Vidrine throws the javelin during the Southland Conference track and field championships in ... more 
In this photo taken May 14, 2011, and released by Northwestern State University , McNeese Sate's Sam Vidrine throws the javelin during the Southland Conference track and field championships in Natchitoches, La. Racing down a runway, stopping on a dime and then heaving a spear that measures just over eight feet long hardly seems like a smart way to work through college. For Vidrine it can be a painful one as well. An injured elbow will keep him from his dream of winning a national javelin championship _ this year. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Northwestern State University, Gary Hardamon
Thu, May 26, 2011 3:31 PM EDT