Cougar Invitational Comes To An End

Jan. 31, 2004

PULLMAN, Wash. - The California Golden Bears completed their first indoor competition of the season Saturday at the Cougar Indoor Invitational, winning several events and placing in the top three in several others. Twenty six of 34 athletes who competed this weekend qualified for Pac-10 Indoor Championships and six already qualified for Pac-10 Outdoor Championships.

Golden Bear Brooke Meredith won the pentathlon for the women and qualified provisionally for the NCAA tournament. Jonas Halgrimsson placed third in the heptathlon for the men.

Teak Wilburn posted the sixth highest jump in the nation thus far in 2004 when he took first with a 2.20m mark in the high jump.

Amin Nikfar also qualified for NCAAs when he placed tops in the shot put (17.96m, 58-11.25).

Bears placed second in several events as well. Among the women, Antonette Carter finished second in the 60m dash (7.66). Stephanie Cowling finished second in the 200m (25.43). Jenna Johnson finished second in the shot put (14.83m, 48-08). Osarhiem Omwanghe was runner-up in the 60m hurdles (8.73) with Mary Meyman finishing third behind her (8.97). Tiffany Johnson finished third in the long jump, 5.50m, (18-00.50).

For the men, Cal's 'A' team finished first in the 4x400 dash (Woods, Darren, Karl, Ben, Woods, Craig, Wright, Ahmad ), in 3:17.09. Second-place finishers included Zachary Thomas in the weight throw (17.37m) and Bruce Giron in the triple jump (15.25m*, 50-00.50). Nick Mazur placed third in the 60m dash (6.85) and Donald Appanaitis took third in the pole vault, 4.70m, (15-05).

Cougar Indoor Invitational

Pullman, Washington

Women 60 Meter Dash Preliminaries1, Gulley, Tamara, WSU, 7.65q. 2, Carter, Antonette, Cal, 7.66q. 3, Goodwin,Deanna, CS Northridge, 7.67q. 4, Hackett, Shauna, CS Northridge, 7.68q. 5,Pater, Tanya, Idaho, 7.74q. 5, Johnson, Tiffany, Cal, 7.74q. 7, Hatcher,Nicole, WSU, 7.78q. 8, Samuel, Vernee, Idaho, 7.82q. 9, Omwanghe, Osarhiemen, Cal, 7.83. 10, Honeycutt, Marnyka, CS Northridge, 7.98. 11, Hawes, Shannan,Cal, 7.99. 12, Richardson, Veronique, Cal, 8.01. 13, Malone, Malinda, CSNorthridge, 8.08. 14, Abdullah, Qadriyyah, Cal, 8.09. 15, Hoeck, Heather,Idaho, 8.37. 16, Patten, Jamie, Idaho, 8.41. 17, Huffman, Chelsea, Idaho,8.49.

Women 60 Meter Dash Finals1, Gulley, Tamara, WSU, 7.60. 2, Carter, Antonette, Cal, 7.62. 3, Hackett,Shauna, CS Northridge, 7.67. 4, Pater, Tanya, Idaho, 7.69. 5, Goodwin, Deanna,CS Northridge, 7.70. 6, Hatcher, Nicole, WSU, 7.77. 7, Johnson, Tiffany, Cal,7.78. 8, Samuel, Vernee, Idaho, 7.86.

Women 200 Meter Dash1, Goodwin, Deanna, CS Northridge, 25.42. 2, Cowling, Stephanie, Cal, 25.43.3, Hackett, Shauna, CS Northridge, 26.00. 4, Hawes, Shannan, Cal, 26.81.

Women 400 Meter Dash1, Probasco-Canda, Brandi, WSU, 57.23. 2, Wilson, Kameko, WSU, 59.62. 3,McClendon, Nicole, WSU, 1:01.12. 4, Brooks, Teresa, WSU, 1:01.18.

Women 1 Mile Run1, Palacio, Andrea, CS Northridge, 5:06.27. 2, Peterson, Kayle, WSU, 5:14.94.3, Young, Hailey, WSU, 5:17.54. 4, Gerry, Jeanene, CS Northridge, 5:25.62. 5,Ontiveros, Joselyn, CS Northridge, 5:36.99. 6, Coulter, Grace, WSU, 5:37.28.

Women 800 Meter Run1, Green, Angelita, WSU, 2:13.05*. 2, DeMartini, Karen, WSU, 2:15.84. 3, Bull,Molly, WSU, 2:16.91. 4, Palacio, Andrea, CS Northridge, 2:20.26. 5, McPherson,Cherie, CS Northridge, 2:22.85. 6, Ontiveros, Joselyn, CS Northridge, 2:33.91.

Women 60 Meter Hurdles Preliminaries1, Gulley, Tamara, WSU, 8.72q. 2, Omwanghe, Osarhiemen, Cal, 8.75q. 3, Meyman,Mary, Cal, 8.89q. 4, Gutierrez, Christina, CS Northridge, 9.39q. 5, Akesson,Louise, WSU, 9.45q. 6, Graves, Mary Ann, Idaho, 9.57q. 7, Bostwick, Amaressa,WSU, 9.95q. 8, Green, Alexa, WSU, 9.97q.

Women 60 Meter Hurdles Finals1, Gulley, Tamara, WSU, 8.66. 2, Omwanghe, Osarhiemen, Cal, 8.73. 3, Meyman,Mary, Cal, 8.97. 4, Gutierrez, Christina, CS Northridge, 9.25. 5, Akesson,Louise, WSU, 9.46. 6, Graves, Mary Ann, Idaho, 9.70. 7, Bostwick, Amaressa,WSU, 9.98. 8, Green, Alexa, WSU, 10.13.

Women 4x400 Meter Relay1, Washington State 'A' (Probasco-Canda, Brandi , Pickler, Diana , Hatcher,Nicole , Green, Angelita ), 3:52.64*. 2, Washington State 'B' (Akesson, Louise, McClendon, Nicole , Wilson, Kameko , Brooks, Teresa ), 4:11.24.

Women High Jump1, Souhrada, Tassie, Idaho, 1.70m, (5-07). 2, Woods, Natoya, CS Northridge,J1.70m, (5-07). 3, Mikesh, Robin, WSU, 1.65m, (5-05). 4, Hines, Shannon,Idaho, 1.55m, (5-01). 5, Harris, LaToya, WSU, 1.50m, (4-11).

Women Pole Vault1, McGee, Karla, WSU, 3.80m, (12-05.50). 2, Navarre, Danielle, Cal, J3.80m,(12-05.50). 3, Diles, Tamara, WSU, J3.80m, (12-05.50). 4, Costa, Kira, Cal,3.65m, (11-11.75). 5, Owen, Melinda, Idaho, 3.50m, (11-05.75). 6, Nolan,Audrea, WSU, 3.35m, (10-11.75).

Women Long Jump1, Ufodiama, Blessing, WSU, 5.62m, (18-05.25). 2, Stowe, Tammy, Idaho, 5.52m,(18-01.50). 3, Johnson, Tiffany, Cal, 5.50m, (18-00.50). 4, Meyman, Mary, Cal,5.45m, (17-10.75). 5, White, Trinety, Cal, 5.42m, (17-09.50). 6, Huffman,Chelsea, Idaho, 5.36m, (17-07). 7, Abdullah, Qadriyyah, Cal, 5.33m, (17-06).8, Carter, Antonette, Cal, 5.32m, (17-05.50). 9, Smith, Toni, CS Northridge,5.28m, (17-04). 9, Woods, Natoya, CS Northridge, 5.28m, (17-04). 11, Verdon,Lashana, CS Northridge, 5.24m, (17-02.25). 12, Richardson, Veronique, Cal,5.22m, (17-01.50). 13, Rohrbacher, Cassie, Idaho, 4.97m, (16-03.75). 14,Patten, Jamie, Idaho, 4.92m, (16-01.75). 14, Graves, Mary Ann, Idaho, 4.92m,(16-01.75). 16, Kling, Emily, Idaho, 4.85m, (15-11). 17, Shareef, Aaliyah, CSNorthridge, 4.40m, (14-05.25).

Women Triple Jump1, Smith, Toni, CS Northridge, 12.31m*, (40-04.75). 2, Ufodiama, Blessing,WSU, 12.20m, (40-00.50). 3, Shareef, Aaliyah, CS Northridge, 11.82m,(38-09.50). 4, Verdon, Lashana, CS Northridge, 11.76m, (38-07). 5, White,Trinety, Cal, 11.75m, (38-06.75). 6, Kling, Emily, Idaho, 11.58m, (38-00). --,Rohrbacher, Cassie, Idaho, FOUL. --, Stowe, Tammy, Idaho, FOUL. --, Patten,Jamie, Idaho, FOUL.

Women Shot Put1, Sauao, Laura, CS Northridge, 15.05m*, (49-04.50). 2, Johnson, Jenna, Cal,14.83m*, (48-08). 3, Reiber, Ina, Idaho, 14.51m*, (47-07.25). 4, Russell,Sheni, Cal, 14.13m, (46-04.25). 5, Rance, Shannon, WSU, 13.93m, (45-08.50). 6,Vakalahi, Tukia, CS Northridge, 13.25m, (43-05.75). 7, Anyanwu, Kelechi, Cal,13.13m, (43-01). 8, Tuttle, Katie, Idaho, 13.06m, (42-10.25). 9, Griffin,Crystal, Cal, 12.54m, (41-01.75). 10, Muai, Marie, WSU, 12.36m, (40-06.75).11, Broncheau, Jen, Idaho, 11.52m, (37-09.50). 12, Graves, Mary Ann, Idaho,10.63m, (34-10.50).

Women Weight Throw1, Muai, Marie, WSU, 18.00m, (59-00.75). 2, Sauao, Laura, CS Northridge,17.76m, (58-03.25). 3, Vakalahi, Tukia, CS Northridge, 17.32m, (56-10). 4,Russell, Sheni, Cal, 16.80m, (55-01.50). 5, Lambley, Heidi, Idaho, 15.71m,(51-06.50). 6, Broncheau, Jen, Idaho, 15.69m, (51-05.75). 7, Missel, Sammy Jo,WSU, 14.63m, (48-00). 8, Hineline, Sarah, WSU, 13.68m, (44-10.75). 9, Anyanwu,Kelechi, Cal, 12.77m, (41-10.75).

Women Indoor Pentathlon1, Meredith, Brooke, Cal, 3937#. 2, Pickler, Diana, WSU, 3734#. 3, Akesson,Louise, WSU, 3052. 4, Bekins, Brittany, WSU, 3043.

Men 60 Meter Dash Preliminaries1, Allen, Rashaad, CS Northridge, 6.83q. 2, Nguyen, Hung, CS Northridge,6.84q. 3, Wright, Ahmad, Cal, 6.85q. 4, Mazur, Nick, Cal, 6.86q. 5, Dula,Ricci, Cal, 6.91q. 6, Haynes, Andre, CS Northridge, 6.95q. 7, Williams,Wesley, CS Northridge, 6.96q. 8, Boston, Martin, WSU, 7.01q. 9, Ruffin, J.R.,Idaho, 7.03. 10, Ray, Patrick, Idaho, 7.05. 11, Brink, Dan, WSU, 7.06. 12,Nelson, Jarrell, WSU, 7.07. 13, Atawo, Toby, Cal, 7.11. 13, Thompson, Cedric,Idaho, 7.11. 15, Kirk, Lamarr, WSU, 7.12. 16, Henry, Hugh, Idaho, 7.14. 17,Jones, Charles, CS Northridge, 7.19. 17, Ruffin, Brandon, CS Northridge, 7.19.19, Stewart, Simeon, Idaho, 7.25. 20, Karl, Ben, Cal, 7.27.

Men 60 Meter Dash Finals1, Allen, Rashaad, CS Northridge, 6.80. 2, Nguyen, Hung, CS Northridge, 6.82.3, Mazur, Nick, Cal, 6.85. 4, Dula, Ricci, Cal, 6.87. 5, Wright, Ahmad, Cal,6.88. 6, Haynes, Andre, CS Northridge, 6.97. 7, Boston, Martin, WSU, 6.99. 8,Williams, Wesley, CS Northridge, 7.00.

Men 200 Meter Dash1, Woods, Darren, Cal, 21.85*. 2, Haynes, Andre, CS Northridge, 22.40*. 3,Karl, Ben, Cal, 22.91. 4, Rizzardi, Peter, WSU, 23.20. --, Mazur, Nick, Cal,DNF.

Men 400 Meter Dash1, Cason, Dione, WSU, 48.91*. 2, Cassleman, John, WSU, 49.86*. 3, Kirk,Lamarr, WSU, 49.94. 4, Ishmael, Qieed, WSU, 49.98. 5, Brown, Ricco, CSNorthridge, 50.27. 6, Nygard, Eric, WSU, 50.35. 7, Leavitt, Barry, WSU, 50.93.8, Leyk, Josh, WSU, 51.45. 9, Fischback, Tyler, WSU, 51.66. --, Woods, Darren,Cal, DQ.

Men 800 Meter Run1, Santini, Robert, CS Northridge, 1:56.66. 2, Clements, Daniel, CSNorthridge, 1:56.77. 3, Manthey, Jon, WSU, 1:56.98. 4, Kasper, Rob, CSNorthridge, 1:57.31. 5, Bates, Zach, CS Northridge, 1:59.57. 6, Haase,Christian, CS Northridge, 2:00.07. 7, Williams, Chris, WSU, 2:01.60. 8,Becerra, Alex, CS Northridge, 2:07.02.

Men 60 Meter Hurdles Preliminaries1, Henry, Hugh, Idaho, 8.20q. 2, Brown, Anthony, CS Northridge, 8.29q. 3,Woods, Craig, Cal, 8.30q. 4, Garcia, Jeremy, CS Northridge, 8.31q. 5,Luckstead, Jeff, Idaho, 8.47q. 6, Leavitt, Barry, WSU, 8.50q. 7, Leyk, Josh,WSU, 8.54q. 8, Frey, Bob, WSU, 8.65q. 9, Fischback, Tyler, WSU, 8.96. 10,Cassleman, John, WSU, 9.27.

Men 60 Meter Hurdles Finals1, Henry, Hugh, Idaho, 8.14. 2, Brown, Anthony, CS Northridge, 8.19. 3,Garcia, Jeremy, CS Northridge, 8.43. 4, Woods, Craig, Cal, 8.49. 5, Luckstead,Jeff, Idaho, 8.52. 6, Leavitt, Barry, WSU, 8.68. 7, Leyk, Josh, WSU, 8.73. 8,Frey, Bob, WSU, 8.75.

Men 4x400 Meter Relay1, California 'A' (Woods, Darren , Karl, Ben , Woods, Craig , Wright, Ahmad ),3:17.09*. 2, Washington State 'A' (Cason, Dione , Kirk, Lamarr , Nygard, Eric, Ishmael, Qieed ), 3:20.42. 3, Washington State 'C' (Nelson, Jarrell ,Fischback, Tyler , Leavitt, Barry , Cassleman, John ), 3:26.12. 4, WashingtonState 'B' (Leyk, Josh , Manthey, Jon , Frey, Bob , Brink, Dan ), 3:26.59.

Men Distance Medley1, Washington State 'A' (Barrus, Steve , Manthey, Jon , Concha, Chris ,Williams, Chris ), 10:17.60. 2, Cal State Northridge 'A' (Santini, Robert ,Clements, Daniel , Kasper, Rob , Bates, Zach ), 10:17.63.

Men High Jump1, Wilburn, Teak, Cal, 2.20m*, (7-02.50). 2, Romero, Jason, CS Northridge,2.10m, (6-10.75). 3, Harrigan, Pat, WSU, 2.05m, (6-08.75). 4, Glasgow, David,Cal, 2.00m, (6-06.75). 5, Alverson, Matt, WSU, 1.95m, (6-04.75). 5, Forth,Jeff, Idaho, 1.95m, (6-04.75). 7, Wiley, Johnny, CS Northridge, 1.90m,(6-02.75).

Men Pole Vault1, Nicoletti, Paul, WSU, 5.05m*, (16-06.75). 2, Anderson, Jacob, Idaho, 4.70m,(15-05). 2, Appanaitis, Donald, Cal, 4.70m, (15-05). 4, Mosely, Matt, CSNorthridge, 4.55m, (14-11). 5, Butterfield, Eric, Idaho, 4.25m, (13-11.25). 6,McNab, Keith, Idaho, 4.10m, (13-05.25).

Men Long Jump1, Romero, Jason, CS Northridge, 7.40m*, (24-03.50). 2, Jones, Alex, WSU,7.07m, (23-02.50). 3, Garcia, Jeremy, CS Northridge, 6.89m, (22-07.25). 4,Dixon, Rashaad, CS Northridge, 6.84m, (22-05.25). 5, Jones, Charles, CSNorthridge, J6.84m, (22-05.25). 6, Wiley, Johnny, CS Northridge, 6.59m,(21-07.50). 7, Williams, Brandon, Cal, 6.46m, (21-02.50). 8, Bailey, Tom,Idaho, 6.42m, (21-00.75). 9, Andrews, Dashalle, CS Northridge, 6.27m, (20-07).10, Ruffin, Brandon, CS Northridge, 6.22m, (20-05). --, Boston, Martin, WSU,FOUL.

Men Triple Jump1, Dixon, Rashaad, CS Northridge, 15.32m*, (50-03.25). 2, Giron, Bruce, Cal,15.25m*, (50-00.50). 3, Romero, Jason, CS Northridge, 14.93m, (48-11.75). 4,Smith, Jamil, WSU, 14.91m, (48-11). 5, Hampton, Ben, WSU, 14.70m, (48-02.75).6, Wiley, Johnny, CS Northridge, 14.61m, (47-11.25). 7, Rizzardi, Peter, WSU,14.41m, (47-03.50). 8, Bailey, Tom, Idaho, 14.04m, (46-00.75). 9, Brady, Matt,Idaho, 13.35m, (43-09.75).

Men Shot Put1, Nikfar, Amin, Cal, 17.96m#, (58-11.25). 2, Gehring, Tim, WSU, 16.36m,(53-08.25). 3, Myers, Scott, CS Northridge, 15.51m, (50-10.75). 4, Kent,Craig, Cal, 15.26m, (50-00.75). 5, Miranda, Tony, Cal, 15.06m, (49-05). 6,Ludden, John, Cal, 14.97m, (49-01.50). 7, Ghaffarian, Lenny, CS Northridge,14.92m, (48-11.50). 8, Winger, Russ, Idaho, 14.46m, (47-05.25). 9, Neel,Cameron, WSU, 14.27m, (46-10). 10, Ulrick, Drew, WSU, 14.17m, (46-06). 11,Schramm, Mike, WSU, 13.91m, (45-07.75).

Men Weight Throw1, Gehring, Tim, WSU, 17.40m, (57-01). 2, Thomas, Zachary, Cal, 17.37m,(57-00). 3, Zamora, Jordan, Idaho, 16.52m, (54-02.50). 4, Ghaffarian, Lenny,CS Northridge, 16.45m, (53-11.75). 5, Miranda, Tony, Cal, 16.12m, (52-10.75).6, Cullinan, Thad, WSU, 15.82m, (51-11). 7, Winger, Russ, Idaho, 14.83m,(48-08). 8, Mattox, Marcus, Idaho, 14.49m, (47-06.50). 9, Schmoeger, Eli,Idaho, 14.07m, (46-02). 10, Ludden, John, Cal, 13.58m, (44-06.75). 11,Hendricks, Wes, Idaho, 13.50m, (44-03.50). 12, Kent, Craig, Cal, 13.05m,(42-09.75). --, Selby, Tim, CS Northridge, FOUL.

Men Heptathlon1, McMullen, Phil, Nike, 5788$. 2, Turpin, David, WSU, 4984. 3, Hallgrimsson,Jonas, Cal, 4824. 4, Lang, Ryan, Idaho, 4784. 5, Johnson, Justin, CSNorthridge, 4315. 6, Richardson, Jereme, Idaho, 3734.

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