Cal-Nevada Championship Brings Some Problems
March 29, 2008
Fresno Calif., - With key team members missing at the Cal-Nevada Championship and the competition looking tough, the focus shifted to improving individual performances at this two-day meet which took place at Waterdam field.
The highlight of the meet for UNLV was Charlotte Browning who was the champion in 800 meters with a time of 2:11.54. Monique Humphries set a new school record in the hammer throw with 167'-3". Lauren Johnson took fifth place in the 200 with a season best of 24.37.
"We definitely had some ups and downs for this meet. We Left some athletes home to nurse some minor injuries. But we are still optimistic about this teams progress and look forward to seeing what they will do for the remainder of the season," says Yvonne Scott-Williams.
Out of 21 teams competing in the Championship UNLV finished in 10th place with 23 points scored. San Diego State finishing number one in points scored with 175 points.
The results are as followed: 1) San Diego St-175, 2) UCLA-124, 3) Fresno St-117, 4) CSU Northridge-94, 5) UC San Diego-67, 6) UC Davis-57, 7) Nevada- 43.50 , 7) UC Santa Barbara -43.50, 9) CS San Marcos- 36, 10) UNLV -23, 11) Cal St LA -17, 12) Chico State-16, 13) Claremont-Mudd-12, 14) Cal Poly Pomona- 9, 15) CSU Bakersfield- 8.50 , 16) CS Stanislaus -7.50, 17) Fresno Pacific- 7, 18) U San Francisco- 5, 19) CSU Dominguez Hills- 4, 19) Oxy- 4 , 21) Santa Clara-2.
The next meet will be on Friday at the Pomona Pitzer Invitational in Claremont, Calif., and Saturday at the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto, Calif.