Track And Field Stands In Fifth Place At Cal-Nevada Championships
April 11, 2003
SAN DIEGO, Calif.- Fifth place is where both Fresno State track and field squads stand through the first day of competition at the Cal-Nevada Championships held Friday in San Diego. The men have recorded nine points, while the women have registered 11.
Six first-place finishes highlighted the men's side of competition for the Bulldogs, who also posted the top times in both the 4x100 and 4x400-meter relay races. Among Fresno State's first-place efforts were: sophomore Chris Berrian with a time of 21.68 in the second heat of the 200-meters, sophomore Reggie Allen clocking in at 47.88 in the first heat of the 400-meters and senior Phil Ogilvie checking in at 3:57.11 in the 1,500-meter run.
Jesse Smith's time of 10.79 in the fourth heat of the 100-meter run was also good for first place, as was Alex Mason's 1:52.97 in the 800-meter run and Ryan Burgess' 58.74m in the javelin.
For the women, junior Kara June led the way with the top time in the 3000m steeplechase at 10:36.46, earning 10 points for the Bulldogs in the process. Junior Katie Christianson ran a 14.65 in the 100-meter hurdles, good for first place in the fourth heat.
Competition concludes tomorrow morning at 8 a.m.
Men's Team Scoring Through Two Events (Javelin, Steeplechase) 1. Cal Poly Pomona (15 pts); 2. Long Beach State (13); 3. UCSB (10); 3. Occidental (10); 5. Fresno State (9 pts.); 6. La Verne (7); 6. Claremont-Mudd (7); 8. Cal State Fullerton (6); 8. Cal State Los Angeles (6); 10. UCLA (3); 10. Stanford (3); 12. Pomona-Pitzer (2); 13. UCSD (1).
Women's Team Scoring Through Three Events (Hammer, Steeplechase, 3,000 meters) 1. UCLA (26 pts.); 2. Nevada (23); 3. Long Beach State (14); 4. Cal State Northridge (13); 5. Fresno State (11); 6. UC San Diego (10); 6. CSU Dominguez Hills (10); 8. UC Irvine (8); 9. UC Santa Barbara (6); 9. UC Riverside (6); 11. Humboldt State (5); 12. Stanford (2); 12. Cal Poly Pomona (2); 14. CSU Bakersfield (1); 14. Westmont (1).