Women in Second After Day One of Mondo

April 13, 2012


By Jennifer Jones

FRESNO, Calif. - The Fresno State men's and women's track and field teams persevered through wind and rain at the Sacramento State Mondo Mid-Major Challenge Friday afternoon to finish day one of the two-day meet.

The women sit in second place after three scored events with 24 points, just one point behind Western Athletic Conference rival Utah State.

Sophomore Sarah Una'Dia and junior Tiffani Boone jumped season best heights in the high jump. They pair both cleared 4'11.00" to finish fourth and fifth, respectively, in the event.

Senior Pamela Cruz and sophomore Carina Mendoza earned third and fourth, respectively, in the 5000-meter run after recording new personal best times. Cruz finished in 17:49.92 with Mendoza right behind at 17:50.15.

On the men's side, sophomore Kevin Poythress also set a new personal record time in the 5000-meter run. He ran a time of 15:11.26 and finished eighth.

The men are currently fifth after three scored events.

Competition continues tomorrow, April 14 at Hornet Stadium beginning with the hammer throw at 10:15 a.m. Bulldog fans can track the live results here.

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