Huskies Continue in Day Two of Pac-10 Track Championships

May 20, 2001

BERKELEY, Calif.--The Washington track teams are currently seventh and eighth in the Pac-10 scoring after 11 events.

The UW women were tied for seventh with Oregon with 25 points after 11 events, while the men were in eighth. Stanford is leading the competition on both sides with 76 on the men's side and 81 on the women's.

Thus far in Sunday's competition, Washington junior Marcus Kelly (Seattle, Wash./Garfield HS) finished third in the triple jump competition with a leap of 49-8. Junior Joel Perry (Deming, Wash.) tied for fourth in the high jump with a mark of 6-11.

Senior sprinter Ja'Warren Hooker finished fifth in the 100m dash in 10.51. Hooker said he was pleased with his performance.

'I am happy with how I ran,' Hooker said. 'Everything is just starting to feel good again, after being off for five weeks.'

Hooker has two more races left during Sunday's competition, the 200m dash finals and the 4x400m relay.

Husky Top Finishers

Pac-10 Championships Day 2

Berkeley, Calif.

Men

3rd Marcus Kelly Triple jump 49-8

t4th Joel Perry High jump 6-11

5th Ja'Warren Hooker 100m dash 10.51

5th 4x100m relay team 40.93

Hooker, Alexander, Forni, Goodrich

7th Sean Steele High jump 6-9

9th Tyriff Rudder Triple jump 45-10

10th Dustin Duke 1500m 3:56.67

Women

7th Gillian Palmer 1500m 4:24.62

7th 4x100 relay team 46.21

Moore, Pentz, Smith, Ogarro

15th Kameko Gay Hammer 158-2

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