49ers Continue Strong Showing at Mountain T's Invitational
Feb. 8, 2014
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Long Beach State track & field team continued to produce strong performances on the final day of the Mountain T's Invitational Saturday at Northern Arizona University's J L Walkup Skydome.
Glasgow and McCloskey advanced to the 60m finals where they finished 13th and 16th, respectively. Glasgow registered an altitude adjusted time of 7.01 seconds, which was a lifetime best and ranks seventh in school history.
All three of LBSU's entrants in the men's 60m hurdles qualified for the finals. Koree Hines led the way in seventh place at 8.18 seconds. Devin Hickey was also ninth (8.33), while Davon Wilson-Angel came in 12th.
Michael Perez-Rogers was Long Beach State's top finisher in the 400m, clocking in at 48.77 seconds to finish third in Section 9.
The 4x400 relay team comprised of Glasgow, McCloskey, Perez-Rogers and Cody Smith took runner-up honors, notching the 10th-best mark in 49er indoor history at 3:16.34.
On the women's side, Catherine Martinez established a personal-record 2:18.6 in the 800m to rank eighth in indoor school history.
Alex Kruthers led five 49ers in the 400m with a lifetime-best 58.68. Kruthers also joined forces with Jasmine Askew, Saedra Wright and Emily Cooper to take third overall in the 4x400 relay (3:52.48). That time is the fifth-fastest in Long Beach State history.
Cooper added LBSU's top time in the 60m prelims, clocking in at 7.82 seconds. Kayla Goosby also finished third in Section 4 at 7.89 seconds, while Amber Clark placed fourth in Section 4 of the 60m hurdles (9.15).
In the field events, Kayla Kamaka tied for fourth in the pole vault, clearing 12-06.5. That mark was a personal best and ranks fourth among the 49er all-time leaders.
Fatima Vergara also placed fourth in the weight throw with the second-best mark in school history at 57-07.75. Marina Shelton added a ninth-place showing with a distance of 54-00.5, which puts her at No. 4 on the Long Beach State all-time charts.
Long Beach State continues the indoor season next week when it heads to Seattle, Wash., for the Husky Classic (Feb. 14-15) and the UW Open (Feb. 16).