Michael Robertson Sets School Record In Discus

April 15, 2005

Pomona, Ca - Michael Robertson established a new school record Friday night in the discus to highlight Stanford's participation at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational.

Robertson, a transfer from SMU, hurled the discus 199-10 (60.91m) to beat the old school mark of 198-7 (60.53m) set by Omer Inan in 2002. That mark is also the best in the Pac-10 Conference this year.

Robertson, a junior, finished third in the discus (195-2, 59.48m) for the Mustangs at the NCAA's last year to earn All-American honors. Robertson's career-best remains 212-11 (64.90m) last year.

Joaquin Chapa qualified for the NCAA West Regionals with a time of 3:43.22 in the 1,500 meters. The regional standard was 3:48.21.

Sarah Hopping had a season-best mark of 187-9 (57.32m) in the hammer toearn a regional berth.

Freshman Danielle Maier made her season debut a successful one with a victory and a regional qualifying mark of 145-9 (44.42m) in the javelin.

As of 10:30 p.m. (pt) on Friday night, no results from the Mt. SAC Relays were available. If results are still not available within the next hour, the results will be posted on Saturday when and if Mt. SAC Relays officials make the results available. Their website is http://sportsinfo.mtsac.edu

For complete results on the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational, go to www.physical-education.pomona.edu

Men's Results
1,500 Meters - 1. Chris Estwanik (Nike Farm Team) 3:42.19; 3. Joaquin Chapa (Stanford) 3:43.22
Discus - 1. Michael Robertson (Stanford) 199-10 (60.91m); 6. Daniel Schaerer (Stanford) 172-0 (52.44m)
Javelin - 1. Brad Wyatt (So. Utah) 192-1 (58.54m); 2. Bryan Kelley (Stanford) 190-5 (58.03m); 3. Keith Avila (Stanford) 187-0 (57.01m)
Pole Vault - 1. Sean Thomas-Bignami (UCSB) 16-2 3/4 (4.95m); 2. Benjamin Dickens (Stanford) 15-9 (4.80m)

Women's Results
800 Meters - 1. Nicole Teter (Nike) 2:04.54; 10. Claire Cormier (Stanford) 2:11.83
Discus - 1. Cecilia Barnes (CS Bakersfield) 181-9 (55.41m); 13. Stephanie Benight (Stanford) 144-1 (43.91m); 17. Lindsay Brisbin (Stanford) 141-6 (43.13m); 18. Melissa Yunghans (Stanford) 140-9 (42.91m); 22. Sara Jacobsen (Stanford) 136-2 (41.50m); 24. Sally Mills (Stanford) 130-2 (39.668m)
Hammer - 1. April Burton (CS Bakersfield) 207-2 (63.14m); 7. Sarah Hopping (Stanford) 187-9 (57.23m); 29. Katy Elsbury (Stanford) 153-2 (46.70m); 30. Lindsay Brisbin (Stanford) 151-5 (46.15m)
Javelin - 1. Danielle Maier (Stanford) 145-9 (44.42m); 9. Sally Mills (Stanford) 118-0 (35.98m)
Pole Vault - 1. Chaunte Mitchell (CS Stanislaus) 12-5 1/2 (3.80m); 3. Samantha Shepard (Stanford) 11-5 3/4 (3.50m)
Shot Put - 1. Adriane Blewitt (Ashland Elite) 56-11 1/2 (17.36m); 7. Melissa Yunghans (Stanford) 45-1 1/2 (13.75m)™

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