Pair of Fourth-Place Finishes for Matadors at Cal-Nevada Championships
CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Cal State Northridge men's and women's track and field teams each finished in fourth-place at the Cal-Nevada Championships held Saturday at Claremont-M-S. The Matador men tallied 101.50 points while the women earned 84.50.
The men picked up wins from Kemar Marsden in the 200 meters while the 4x100 relay team of Carl Horsley, Marsden, Thomas Henry and Khalid Jones also came home with a team win.
Marsden ran 21.14 in the 200 to easily top the field while also taking third in the 100 meters in a time of 10.86. Marsden ran a blistering 10.67 to post the fastest qualifying time before running 10.86 in the final. Thomas Henry also reached the 100 final finishing ninth in 11.14.
Ezekial Glass finished eighth in the 800 meters in 1:55.38 after running 1:53.30 in qualifying. In the 110 meter hurdles, Michael Woodham had the second-fastest prelim time (10.56) but did not finish the final. Kevin Finley was fourth (14.85) and Donavan Toban was sixth (15.03). The Matadors also fared well in the 400 hurdles as Bobby Workman finished second (52.35) and Michael Broussard (53.75) was seventh.
The 4x100 relay team ran the best time of the meet as Horsley, Marsden, Henry and Jones finished in 41.36. The 4x400 team of Workman, Kenneth Stone, Horsley and Broussard finished seventh in a time of 3:17.17.
In the field events, Thomas Johnson finished fourth in the hight jump (6-8.75), Tyler Woodard, Dusty Brown and Derrick Harris all tied for fifth in the pole vault as each cleared 15-1 (4.60). Toban and Nicholas DiMartino both scored in the long jump as Toban took second at 24-1 with DiMartino taking fourth with a leap of 23-7.50. Toban also perfromed well in the triple jump claiming second place with a top jump of 49-5 (15.06).
Tucker Weathers and Jose Avies each scored in the shot put as Weathers finished fourth (54-8) to earn six points with Aviles a spot behind in sixth at 53-5.50. Weathers also scored four points with a fifth-place showing in the hammer (181-3) while Northridge failed to score in the javelin or discus.
For the Matador women, LeShel Vines and Briana Davis finished fifth and sixth in the 100 meters as the two were separated by hundredths of a second. Vines ran 12.193 and Davis ran 12.199. The duo also scored in the 200 meters as Davis was fourth (24.96) and Vines sixth (25.10).
Jackie Harrison again proved to be a force in the 400 meters as she took second in a time of 54.11 after running a meet-best 55.38 in the prelims. Jasmine Cox finished fourth in the 800 meters in a time of 2:10.14 while Ana Rosales also scored in the 1,500 meters in 4:40.62 which was good for eighth-place. In the long distance 10,000 meters, Yvonne Castillo-Urbina finished just out of the scoring in 10th-place with a time of 38:27.27.
In the hurdles, Stella Dugall was seventh in the 100 meters in a time of 14.78 while Shane Mullany-Banks was seventh in the 400 hurdles.
The women earned 10 points for their first-place finish in the 4x400 relay as Cox, Mullany-Banks, Precious Watkins and Harrison ran a meet-best 3:39.42.
In the field events, Jenna Hulion scored in the pole vault as she took fourth with a top height of 11-7.75 (3.55) while teammate Jenna Yowell tied for seventh with a vault of 11-1.75 (3.40). Dugall also scored in the long jump after finishing seventh with a mark of 18-7.75 (5.68) with Ese Ntekume claiming eighth at 18-7.25 (5.67). The pair of Ntekume and Dugall also scored for the Matadors in the triple jump as Ntekume took sixth with a best of 39-10 (12.14) and Dugall was eighth at 37-10 (11.53).
In the throws, Claire Morgan was the top point scorer as the senior finished fourth in the discus (156-11) to pick up six points while teammate Chelsea Wordell was eighth (140-1) for one point. Jamila McIntosh also scored in the hammer taking sixth-place with a top throw of 166-0 (50.61).
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