March 13, 2012 By Brienne Doan
By Brienne Doan
FRESNO, Calif. - The Fresno State men's and women's track and field team are headed north to Sacramento this Saturday to compete in the Sacramento Hornet Invite. The meet begins at 9:15 a.m. with the men's hammer throw followed by the women.
This will be the first time the Bulldogs compete in the Hornet Invite. After a competitive weekend in Cal Poly last weekend the 'Dogs have shown talent in both track and field events.
Turner Awarded WAC Track Athlete
After competing in a dual meet versus Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo last weekend, the Western Athletic Conference named Tanea Turner the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week, for the week of March 5-11. Turner, a sophomore from Lemoore, Calif. (Lemoore HS), stepped it up in the absence of teammates Breeauna Thompson and Shanelle Stephens falling ill as Cal Poly hosted Fresno State over the weekend. Turner won the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.41 and placed second in the 100-meters. She was also a member of the 4x100 relay team that finished first with a time of 47.25.
Cal Poly Dual Meet Recap
The Fresno State men's and women's track and field team competed against Cal Poly in a dual meet in San Luis Obispo on Saturday. The `Dogs had a total of 13 first place finishes combined between the men and women. The Bulldogs took first place in seven running events and six field events. The women lost a tough battle to Cal Poly 97-88 but had multiple stand-out performances. On the men's side, the Bulldogs fell to the Mustangs 99-87. The men had a strong showing as they continue to lift off their season.
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