Tolson Wins Women's Invitational Hammer Throw

May 23, 2001

In the final tuneup for the UCLA throwers before next week's NCAAOutdoor T & F Championship, senior Christina Tolson won the invitationalwomen's hammer throw and junior Scott Moser was the top-placing collegianin the invitational men's discus on Tuesday at the Salinas Throwers Meet,hosted by Hartnell CC.

Tolson, from Fountain Valley, who last week won both the women's shot putand hammer throw at the Pac-10 Championships, won the invitational hammerthrow with a mark of 212-0. She also placed second in the invitationalshot put (56-6 3/4).

Moser, from Huntington Beach, who won the men's discus, was second in theshot put and fifth in the hammer throw at the Pac-10, was the top collegianin the invitational discus, placing third (206-1). Moser was also fourth inthe invitational shot put (60-7 3/4).

Sophomore Chaniqua Ross, from Elk Grove, who won the women's discus at thePac-10, placed third in the invitational discus (178-10) and was fourth inthe invitational shot put (52-0 1/2).

Freshman Dan Ames, from Lakeside, was second in the open men's discus(200-1, personal-best) and third in the invitational men's shot put (61-81/4). Sophomore Scott Wiegand, from Arcadia, was seventh in the open men'sdiscus (180-4) and sixth in the invitational men's shot put (59-5 3/4).Sophomore Jack Clamon, from Atlanta, GA, recorded a season-best 57-8 1/2 inthe men's shot put.

Several Bruin alumni also performed well at Salinas: Seilala Sua won theinvitational women's shot put (58-7 1/4) and discus (213-7), Suzy Powellwas second in the invitational women's discus (211-7), and John Godina wonboth the invitational men's shot put (70-0 1/4) and discus (222-0).The 2001 NCAA Outdoor Women's/Men's Track & Field Championships will beheld in Eugene, OR, May 30-June 2, and hosted by the University of Oregon.

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