49ers continue to post top marks
49er men take first, women place second
Adam Bianchessi wins the javelin, Michael Vaughan claims the triple jump title
Senior co-captain had a lifetime-best 165-08
Jacob Fraser takes top honors in the shot put and discus
LBSU OUTDOOR BESTS
Long Jump: 17-11.5
Triple Jump: 37-03
Hammer Throw: 171-09 (8th all-time)
LBSU INDOOR BESTS
Long Jump: 17-07
Triple Jump: 36-07
Weight Throw: 52-04.75 (8th all-time)
2016 (Senior): Big West qualifier in the hammer throw ... Finished 14th overall with a toss of 164-09 ... Went for a season-best 169-01 to come in sixth at the Anteater 4-Way Meet ... Placed fifth at the Cal Opener (165-09) ... Hit 167-08 at the Big West Challenge and 167-03 at the Steve Scott Invitational ... Named to the Big West All-Academic Team ... Competed in the weight throw at the UW Invitational during the indoor season.
2015 (Junior): Qualified for the Big West Championships in the hammer throw (17th) ... Established a lifetime-best 171-09 to finish sixth overall at the Steve Scott Invitational ... That mark ranks eighth in school history ... Hit 171-07 at the Beach Invitational ... Notched top-five showings at the Cal Opener (4th), Anteater 4-Way Meet (4th), Jim Bush Collegiate Challenge (4th) and California Collegiate Invitational (5th) ... Competed in the weight throw during the indoor season ... Matched the eighth-best mark in program history at the Lumberjack Team Challenge (52-04.75).
2014 (Sophomore): Big West qualifier in the hammer throw ... Recorded a season-best 166-08 in the hammer and 17-11.50 in the long jump for a pair of top-10 finishes at the Big West Challenge ... Took third in the hammer at the RCC Quad Meet (154-11) and at the Anteater 4-Way Meet (162-09) ... Competed in the long jump and triple jump at the Run for the Dream Invitational during the indoor season.
2013 (Freshman): Placed 10th in the triple jump at the Big West Championships ... Established a season-best 37-03 ... Notched a season-best 17-01.25 in the long jump at the UC Irvine Spring Break Invitational ... Also competed in the hammer, registering a season-best 142-02 at the Beach Invitational ... Competed in the long jump (17-07) and triple jump (36-07) at the Run for the Dream meet during the indoor season.
High School: Lettered four years in track & field at Wilson High School ... Moore League champion in the long jump and pole vault in 2012 ... Established lifetime bests of 10-06 in the pole vault and 37-11.5 in the triple jump ... Member of the 4x400 relay team that earned all-freshman honors in 2009 ... Also lettered two years in gymnastics.
Personal: Majoring in kinesiology with an option in fitness.
- Recruiting Information
- Men's Track & Field Questionnaire
- Women's Track & Field Questionnaire
- Contact Information
- Head Coach Andy Sythe - Jumps, Multis
- Shawn Winget - Distances
- LaTanya Sheffield - Sprints, Hurdles
- Cory Loebl - Throws
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