Women Finish Fourth at Cal/Nevada Championships

Thrower Sarah Goodlaw moves up to third in the shot put in the Bulldogs record book.

April 25, 1999

Fresno, Calif.- Fresno States women finished fourth with 67 points at the Cal/Nevada Championships held this weekend in San Diego. UCLA won the womens title with 198 points. Pole vaulter Melissa Price (Kingsburg, Calif.) brought home the Dogs lone victory when she tied her meet record, clearing 14-0 to win the vault title. Angela Daigle (Benicia, Calif.) took second in the 100 with a time of 11.66, just 7/100ths of a second behind the winner. Also taking second was Tamikio Simpson (San Jose Calif.) with a season best and team-leading time of 55.56 in the 400. The Dogs 4x400 relay team of Simpson, Jynette Grayson, Dwanice Williams and Daigle finished second with a season-best time of 3:44.22.

Jennifer Smith (Lake of the Pines, Calif.) and Laura Bracht (Modesto, Calif.) both set personal records in the 5000, with Smith finishing seventh in a time of 17:47.51, and Bracht taking 15th at 18:33.03.

In the field, Sarah Goodlaw (Burbank, Calif.) finished 7th in the shot put, setting a new PR along the way. Her put of 48-1 puts her at third all-time in the Fresno State record books. Freshman Kayla Russum (Lake Stevens, Wash.) also set a new personal record when she finished third in the javelin with a throw of 140-10.

The Bulldogs will next compete in a meet with Florida and Florida State next Sunday in Gainesville, Fla.

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