Football Season Opener
Another Strong Showing For Track and Field
Latrisha Jordan won the 400m hurdles on Saturday in Sacramento.
Latrisha Jordan won the 400m hurdles on Saturday in Sacramento.

March 17, 2012

By Brienne Doan

SACRAMENTO, Calif.- - Fresno State had another strong showing during the outdoor season Saturday afternoon at the Hornet Invitational hosted by Sacramento State, despite the cold rainy weather.

The Bulldogs had several first place finishes, including senior Christina Cabias, who was the top collegiate in the javelin with a throw of 140.7 feet.

Sophomore Meagan McKee won the shot put with a throw of 49-10. feet and Devon Harrison was the top collegiate in the men's long jump with a distance of 23-05.50 feet.

Freshman Je'Nia Sears continues to jump extremely consistent, taking first in the long jump with a distance of 19-0.75 feet. Junior Cameron Parker won the 200-meter with a time of 21.76 seconds and freshman Christopher Brusenback finished third with a time of 22.11 seconds.

"The team competed well for the most part, but we still have some things we need to iron out," Head Coach Scott Winsor said. "We need to get the whole team on the same page on the same day, and we will be good."

AnaManu Folau threw well in the shot put as well, placing third with a distance of 44-06.75 and J'Quyra Moncur-Blue finished seventh with a distance of 43-07.25.

Emmanuel Jackson finished fifth in the men's long jump with a distance of 21-07.25. Roderick Dash finished third in the men's hammer throw with a distance of 184-11, which was just shy of a personal record. Derek Oliver finished sixth in the javelin with a distance of 181-11



The men's 4x100 meter team won with a time of 41.48 seconds, in just their second time running as a team this year. Sophomore Alyson DeLaRosa placed second in the 800-meter with a time of 2:15 seconds.

Fresno State returns to the track Saturday, March 24 when the Bulldogs compete in the Cal Poly Invitational.

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