Caulfield and Reed Lead Bruin Men in Flagstaff, AZ
Feb. 17, 2007
Caulfield equaled his lifetime-best with a season-best toss of 62-5 in the shot put to finish third overall. The mark improved on his NCAA provisional qualifier and moved him to No. 7 in the country this season.
Reed ran an NCAA provisional qualifer of 7.34 in the 55m hurdles to win that event. Reed had the fastest prelim time (7.37) and then improved on that in the final.
Also posting wins in Arizona were Mike Landers in the pole vault (17-1.50) and Michael Johnson in the triple jump (50-4.50). Both were NCAA provisional qualifying marks, but Landers and Johnson have better marks this season.
Darius Savage also had a big day, throwing a lifetime-best 58-11 in the shot put to finish 12th overall. His mark was an NCAA provisional qualifier and improved his season-best throw by over two feet.
Other Bruin results from Arizona - Stan Griffin, 5th, 200m (21.89) and 6th, 55m (6.51); Dustin DeLeo, 2nd, PV (16-7.50); Zack Miller, 3rd, PV (16-7.50); Chris Bencomo, 7th, PV (15-7.75); Joel Tuosto, 6th, LJ (20-5.75); Dominique Easterling, 2nd, TJ (49-1.50); Greg Garza, 20th, SP (54-1).
The Bruin men will send a few athletes to the MPSF Championships in Seattle, WA next weekend. If needed, some Bruins will head to Ames, IA for the Last Chance Qualifier March 3. They will wrap up the indoor season March 9-10 in Fayetteville, AR at the NCAA Indoor Championships.