Johnson Wins Hammer at Brutus Hamilton Invitational

April 13, 2007

BERKELEY - California senior Carrie Johnson posted an NCAA regional-qualifying 210-9.5 (64.25 meters) to win the women's hammer throw at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational on Friday at Edwards Stadium. Golden Bears junior John Ludden also recorded a regional qualifier in the men's hammer with a toss of 194-3 (59.22) to take third.

Johnson hit her mark with her third attempt of the day.

Former Bears star Travis Nutter won the men's hammer with a throw of 237-2 (72.30).

The Brutus Hamilton Invitational concludes tomorrow with the bulk of the meet's events, starting at 10:30 a.m. with the women's pole vault.

Cal Results

Women's Hammer Throw
1. Carrie Johnson 64.25 meters (210-9.5)*.

Men's Hammer Throw
3. John Ludden 59.22 meters (194-3)*.

* NCAA regional-qualifying mark

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