Moser Places 12th In Hammer
May 29, 2002
2002 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
May 29-June 1
Bernie Moore Track Stadium
Baton Rouge, LA
Wednesday, May 29th Results (Day One)
Women (3 events)-1. UCLA: 15, 2. Clemson and North Carolina State: 10, 4.Liberty, South Florida, Nebraska and Colorado--8, 15: USC--3.
Men (2 events)-1. Georgia: 15, 2. LSU: 11, 3. SMU and Wichita State: 8, 5.Depaul and Southern: 6.
Hammer-Senior Scott Moser placed 12th, with a mark of 202-4 (he entered themeet at No. 11 on the collegiate chart, 210-11.50, May 4, No. 5 in schoolhistory). Moser does earn All-American status (top eight Americans), for thefourth time in his career. The two-time defending Pac-10 discus champion,Moser on Friday will compete in the discus competition (No. 4 on the currentcollegiate chart, 200-3, May 4). Last year at the 2001 NCAA Outdoor, Moserplaced third in the discus.
Long Jump-sophomore Juane Armon, who injured his right knee at the Pac-10meet two weeks ago, was unable to make the finals of the long jump, placing18th (24-3.75). Armon entered the meet with the No. 6 mark (26-3, May 4, No.5 in school history) but the knee injury hindered him throughout the event.
400m IH-junior Kyle Erickson's injured left hamstring prevented him fromfinishing his heat (almost immediately out of the starting block Ericksonpulled up). The hamstring injury also kept him out of the Pac-10 meet twoweeks ago. Erickson came into the meet with the No. 5 mark (49.62, 5/4, No.4 in school history).
200m-senior Michael Lipscomb, running in heat one, placed fourth (20.83) anddid not advance to Saturday's final.