Cal Athletes Show Strength at UC Multi Meet

March 27, 2003

DAVIS, Calif.-- - University of California volunteer assistant Andy Geisler won the decathlon and former Cal star and fellow volunteer coach, Missy Vanek placed second in the heptathlon at the UC Multi Meet, hosted by the University of California, Davis at the Woody Wilson Track. The competition was a two-day meet featuring the heptathlon and decathlon events.

Competing in the top flight of the decathlon, Geisler won the event by a total of 7,601 points. He placed first in the shot put (48-8.25), discus (153-2) and pole vault (15-9) events. Also competing in the top flight, was junior Jason Gatewood who finished fifth with 6,910 points. Gatewood won the high jump (6-9) and 1500m (4:44.73) events. Sophomore Greg Ross finished seventh with 5,117 points in the second flight of decathletes. His highest point total (679) was earned in the 100m (11.86).

In the top flight of the heptathlon, Vanek earned her runner-up finish by a total of 5,604 points. Washington State's Ellannee Richardson won the flight with 5,701 points. Vanek was impressive in the javelin (130-6) and high jump (5-9.75) events, posting the field's top marks in each.

Junior transfer Brooke Meredith, who competed as an unattached athlete, placed seventh in the heptathlon's top flight with 4,853 points. Meredith was strong in the shot put (38-4.25), claiming first place and earning 641 points for the win. Redshirt freshman Janeshia Adams-Ginyard, who also competed as an unattached athlete, finished 11th with 3,184 points in the second flight of heptathletes. Adams-Ginyard accumulated her highest point totals in the 200m (28.01) and 800m (2:35.94) events, tallying points of 630 and 620, respectively.

UC Multi Meet (Cal Results)

Heptathlon-A
7. Brooke Meredith (4853 points)-100mH: 11. 15.01 (840), HJ: 9. 5-0.25 (655), SP: 1. 38-4.25 (641), 200m: 7. 26.07 (791), LJ: 17-5.25 (645), JT: 7. 114-0 (567), 800m: 7. (2:28.31 (174).

Heptathlon-B
11. Janeshia Adams-Ginyard (3184 points)-100mH: 10. 17.74 (516), HJ: 11. NH, SP: 10. 30-4.75 (481), 200m: 10. 28.01 (630), LJ: 9. 14-10.5 (436), JT: 6. 102-9 (501), 800m: 3. 2:35.94 (620).

Decathlon-A
5. Jason Gatewood (6910 points)-100m: 7. 11.73, LJ: 4. 22-9.75, SP: 7. 35-1, HJ: 1. 6-9, 400m: 6. 52.29, 110mH: 6. 15.31, DT: 5. 116-9, PV: 3. 13-5.25, JT: 3. 171-5, 1500m: 1. 4:44.73.

Decathlon-B
7. Greg Ross (4495 points)-100m: 7. 11.86 (679), LJ: 8. 19-4 (563), SP: 6. 33-11.5 (507), HJ: 8. 5-5.75 (520), 400m: 8. 55.00 (599), 110mH: 6. 16.51 (676), DT: 6. 101-9 (484), PV: 7. 8-6.25 (264), JT: 6. 125-5 (417), 1500m: 8. 5:28.22 (408).

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