Long Beach State track and field rewrites school record books at UW Invitational
Jan. 28, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. - The Long Beach State track and field team established three school records at the UW Invitational, Jan. 27-28, at Dempsey Indoor.
The women's distance medley relay team of Rosa Del Toro, Chelsea Hairanian, Catherine Martinez and Jessica Barnard started things off for LBSU on Friday evening, crossing the finish line in a program-best 11:48.81 to place third overall.
Matt Maldonado also bettered his own school record as he claimed fourth place in the mile with a time of 4:03.39.
In the men's 800m, Gabriel Hilbert placed 24th overall, crossing the finish line in 1 minute, 53.83 seconds. His mark ranks him sixth on the school's all-time list.
Long Beach State will take a week off before returning to Seattle, Wash., for the Husky Classic (Feb. 10-11) and the UW Open Meet (Feb. 12).