Long Beach State Finishes Strong at MPSF Indoor Championships
March 1, 2014
SEATTLE, Wash. - The Long Beach State track & field team closed out the 2014 MPSF Indoor Championships with seven more marks that cracked the program's all-time top-10 Saturday at the University of Washington's Dempsey Indoor.
After establishing a school-record 8.05 in the 60-meter hurdle prelims yesterday, Davon Wilson-Angel had another strong performance, clocking in at 8.10 to place fifth in the finals.
Chris Low was ninth in the 800m, crossing the finish line in 1:52.96. Michael Perez-Rogers added a top-10 showing in the 400m with a lifetime-best 48.23, which ranks ninth on the LBSU all-time charts.
Jacob Fraser was the 49ers' only male field athlete in action on Saturday and he was 14th in the shot put with a toss of 52-05.25.
On the women's side, Caitlin Turner recorded a lifetime-best 2:11.46, which ranks third in LBSU indoor history, to finish ninth in the 800m.
Hillary Zator took 21st in the 3000-meter run with a personal-record 9:46.69. She moved up seven spots to No. 3 on the program's all-time indoor list. Alexis Trujillo notched a personal-record 10:02.65 to finish 32nd overall.
In the 400m, Saedra Wright turned in a personal-best 57.66, which also ranks ninth in school history. Catherine Martinez added a personal-record 5:02.75 in the mile.
In the field events, Aundrea Yancy cleared a lifetime-best 5-06 in the high jump to tie for 12th. That mark also ranks eighth all-time at Long Beach State. A day after registering a school record in the pentathlon, Taylor Jackson posted a 15th-place finish in the high jump at 5-02.25.
Long Beach State will open the outdoor season next Saturday, March 8, when it competes in the Quadrangular Meet. The location and time are to be determined.