Shaw, Hicks post top five finishes in javelin at Drake Relays
April 23, 2010
Shaw, who entered the week ranked 11th in the nation, finished third overall with a distance of 151-02.
Hicks wasn't far behind in fourth place as she had a toss of 142-07. Hicks, who set a school record earlier in the year, currently ranks first in the Big West and seventh in the nation.
LA JOLLA, Calif. - The Long Beach State track and field team also opened action at the UCSD Triton Invitational as it competed in four field events Friday afternoon.
Brandon Dawes led a trio of 49ers in the men's pole vault as he tied for fourth with a height of 14-02.50. James Bush finished in a tie for ninth (13-08.50), while Frank Vaickus rounded out the group in 14th place (13-02.50).
The Beach returns to Triton Stadium for a full slate of events on Saturday. The field events are set to get underway at 10 a.m., while the track competition begins at 11 a.m.