Eight Track and Field Athletes Selected USA Junior All-American

Dec. 19, 2005

BERKELEY - Eight University of California track and field athletes were selected to the 2005 USA Track and Field Junior All-American team.

Announced at the 2005 USATF Convention in Jacksonville, Fla., sophomore Melissa Faubus (shot put and discus), freshman Tifani Grimes (Heptathlon), freshman Jake Hanson (400m hurdles), sophomore Alysia Johnson (800m), freshman Mark Matusak (1500m), sophomore Cassandra Strickland (triple jump), sophomore Amanda Thornberry (1500m and 3000m steeplechase) and sophomore Ed Wright (high jump) all earned a position on the team.

In 2004, the Bears had seven individuals including Faubus and Wright on the team.

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