Matador Men and Women Perform Well at Hawaii Rainbow Relays
HONOLULU, Hawai'i - Cal State Northridge sent its men's and women's track & field teams to compete in the Rainbow Relays at the University of Hawai'i and in head to head scoring the Matador women totaled 63 points while the men's competition was not scored.
The women competed in a dual meet with the host Rainbow Wahine and were outscored 119-63. The Matadors picked up event wins from LeShel Vines (100 meters), Jasmine Cox (400 meters), Stella Dugall (100 hurdles), the 4x400 relay team and Ese Ntekume (long jump).
On the men's side, Northridge claimed event wins by Thomas Henry (100 meters), Khalid Jones (200 meters), Kenneth Stone (400 meters), Hunter Hays (1,500 meters), Donovan Toban (110 hurdles, long jump, triple jump), the 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams, Thomas Johnson (high jump), Joshua Schroder (pole vault), Tucker Weathers (hammer) and Alex Murphy (javelin).
Vines ran 12.19 to claim five points in the 100 meters and the women also earned five points in the 200 as Jackie Harrison (25.05) was second and Vines (25.34) was third. Cox ran 56.67 to win the 400 while Shane Mullany-Banks (2:18.55) and Ana Rosales (2:20.55) scored for their second and third place finishes in the 800 meters. Rosales also earned three points after running 4:53.45 to take second in the 1,500 meters. Dugall and Ntekume went 1-3 in the 100 meter hurdles as Dugall ran a meet-best 14.63 followed by Ntekume at 14.77.
In the field events, Jordan DuFault finished fourth in the high jump (1.45), Jenna Hulion finished third in the pole vault (3.55) followed by teammate Jenna Yowell (3.40). Ntekume went 5.73 in the long jump with Dugall finishing third at 5.55. Ntekume also scored in the triple jump with a best of 12.09 left her in third place just ahead of Olympia Jewett (11.67). Sydney Hubbard (13.01) and Mariah Counts (12.28) each scored in the shot put with Claire Morgan (46.15) and Counts (38.86) scoring in the discus and Jamila McIntosh (48.14) and Catherine Chidester (46.26) tallying in the hammer.
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