Emily Cooper won the 200m in a lifetime-best 24.18 seconds Saturday at the Cal-Nevada Championships.
March 30, 2013
LA JOLLA, Calif. - The Long Beach State men's track & field team finished second out of 21 teams, while the women were sixth out of 22 at the 2013 Cal-Nevada Championships, which was held at UC San Diego's Triton Track & Field Stadium.
The 49er men totaled 146 points and the women finished with 57.5 points.
Long Beach State had three individuals score in the men's pole vault. Michael Montgomery led the way as he tied for first after clearing a personal-best 16-00.75. Conner Rouse and Kyser Anderson also tied for fourth at 15-05.
Michael Vaughan won the triple jump with a leap of 48-08, marking his third individual victory in four meets.
Adam Bianchessi was the runner-up in the javelin at 213-11. It was his second-best distance of the year as he established a personal-record 223-07 at the Aztec Invitational on March 16.
Cameron Glasgow led three 49ers in the 400-meter finals with a fifth-place performance (48.14). Michael Perez-Rogers wasn't far behind in sixth at 48.17 seconds, while Dylan McCloskey came in seventh (48.43).
The same trio competed in the 200m finals where McCloskey finished sixth (22.08), Perez-Rogers was seventh (22.10) and Glasgow took eighth (25.96).
On the women's side, Emily Cooper won the 200-meter dash in a lifetime-best 24.18 seconds, while she also scored in the 100m where she finished seventh (12.13).
The quartet of Cooper, Kayla Goosby, Kristina Goosby and Wright combined to score in the 4x100 relay with a fifth-place showing (47.14). The 4x400 squad, which was comprised of Askew, Cooper, Nicole Poindexter and Taylor Lorack, also finished ninth with a time of 3:54.66.
Alexis Trujillo clocked in with a lifetime-best 4:41.84 to place 14th in the 1500-meter run.
In the field events, Janelle Coulter scored in the high jump with a season-best 5-04.25 (5th). Goziam Okolie also notched two points as she came in eighth in the triple jump with a season-best 38-06.75.
Brianna Viltz posted a personal-record 40-02.75 in the shot put where she finished 15th overall. Alexandra Cervantes (147-10) and Marina Shelton (147-00) finished 15th and 16th, respectively, in the hammer throw.
Gabe Hilbert wrapped up the 49ers' stay at the Stanford Invitational on Saturday with a fifth-place performance in the men's 800-meter run (1:50.16). On Friday night, Jake Dawson also registered a lifetime-best 30:21.09 in the 10000m. His mark ranks eighth in school history.
MARCH 29-30, 2013
LA JOLLA, CALIF.
MEN'S TEAM RESULTS (TOP-10)
1. Sacramento State (154)
2. Long Beach State (146)
3. UC Santa Barbara (129.5)
4. Azusa Pacific (71)
5. UC Riverside (67)
6. Cal Poly Pomona (58)
7. UC San Diego (45)
8. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (41)
T9. Cal State Fullerton (39)
T9. Cal State Los Angeles (39)
WOMEN'S TEAM RESULTS (TOP-10)
1. San Diego State (166)
2. Nevada (136.5)
3. Sacramento State (109.5)
4. UC Santa Barbara (83.5)
5. USC (67)
6. Long Beach State (57.5)
7. Azusa Pacific (53)
8. UC Riverside (48.5)
9. UC Irvine (38)
10. UC San Diego (32.5)
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