'Dogs Kickoff Outdoor Season
Feb. 28, 2012 By Brienne Doan
By Brienne Doan
FRESNO, Calif. - The Fresno State men's and women's track and field teams open the outdoor season on Saturday, March 3. at the Cal Quad Opener meet in the Edwards Stadium in Berkeley, Calif.
The 2012 Cal Quad Opener features the host school California, Stanford, Fresno State and San Francisco. The meet begins with field events at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday with the women's Hammer Throw. This is the third straight year that the Bulldogs open the outdoor season in Berkeley.
Freshman Paracholski Shatters School Record The University of Washington Indoor Open was a huge success for the distance team as freshman Meagan Paracholski shattered a new school record in the indoor 1000-meters, finishing with a time of 2:54.96. The old record was 3:12.72 set in 1987 by Magda Saravia- Williams.
Bulldogs Wrap Up Indoor WAC Championships The Fresno State women's indoor track and field team finished up the Indoor Western Athletic Conference Championships on Saturday Feb. 25 in Nampa, Idaho. Meagan McKee won the shot put on her sixth throw moving herself from third place to first on Saturday capturing her first WAC title of the weekend. Mckee continues to be a leader for the Bulldogs as she set another personal record for herself throwing for 15.73-meters. Mckee clinched her second Indoor WAC Championship title, winning the weight throw on Friday with a toss of 19:10-meters.
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