Rebels Get 19 Top-Eight Finishes In San Diego
March 29, 2014
SAN DIEGO (UNLVRebels.com) - The UNLV track & field program witnessed 15 individuals and four relay squads notch top-eight finishes on the third and final day of the Aztec Invitational hosted by San Diego State Saturday. Auzsane Crowe-Carter had the highest placement for the Rebels with her 2:09.47 showing in the 800m run at the AzTrack at the SDSU Sports Deck.
The Scarlet & Gray had three fall between third and seventh in the 100m. Ashley Franklin led the way with her third-place showing in 12:07 while Kenia Bonilla was fourth (12:12) and Amber Sanford was seventh (12:32). Bonilla's 100m time was a personal best, as was her 200m (24.50).
Sanford also placed third in the triple jump (36-11.75/11.27m) and fifth in the long jump (18-10/5.74m).
The 4x400m relay saw the "A" quartet comprised of Castillo, Meggs, Mandy Chitwood and Crowe-Carter legged out a time of 3:46.34 for fourth. The "B" group of Estrada, Erin Bowers, Akia Armstrong and Ervin was seventh (3:54.53). The "C" edition of Hardy, Franklin, Kylee Vandenberg and Taylar Mills was eighth (3:56.28).
In the high jump, Madison Johonnot was fourth (5-4.50/1.64m) and Myra Dean was seventh (5-2.50/1.59m). Dean took sixth in the pole vault (10-0.50/3.06m).
The Rebels will return to the San Diego area next weekend for the Cal-Nevada Championships held April 4-5 in La Jolla.