USC Women's Team Leads 9-0 And Men's Team Trails 5-4 After One Event At Dual Meet

April 28, 2006

The USC women's team completed a sweep and the men's team took second and third place in the hammer throw competition at the 73rd annual USC-UCLA Dual Meet today (April 28) at Drake Stadium in Westwood, Calif. The Trojan women lead 9-0 after one event, while the men trail the Bruins 5-4.

Freshman Eva Orban won the hammer with a season best throw of 215-0 (65.53m), the second farthest hammer throw by a USC female in school history. Orban already owned second place on the list with a throw of 213-9 on April 8.

Junior Julia Rozenfeld placed second with a throw of 188-5 (57.44m) and senior Karen Freberg took third with a throw of 184-4 (56.20m). Orban earned the Trojans five points, Rozenfeld three points and Freberg one point with her season best effort. USC junior Alexandrea Williams placed fourth in the event with a throw of 154-9 (47.16m).

Junior Adam Midles placed second in the men's hammer throw with a distance of 210-9 (64.24m) to earn USC three points. UCLA freshman Boldizsar Kocsor won the event and earned five points with a career-best throw of 212-11 (64.90m).

USC junior Noah Bryant came in third place and earned the Trojans a point with a throw of 191-1 (58.25m). Also competing for the Trojan men were junior William Denbo (175-0/53.35m), junior Kevin Swartz (168-6/51.36m), freshman Mike Curiel (165-4/50.40m-PR) and sophomore Jekabs Sliede (148-8/45.32m).

The rest of the USC-UCLA Dual Meet competition will be held tomorrow beginning at 11 a.m. with the javelin throw.

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