Cal Finishes Strong at Texas Relays

April 5, 2008

AUSTIN, Texas -

Complete Results

The California track and field team had a good final day at the Texas Relays on Saturday. Junior Martin Maric set Cal's fifth-best discus mark in school history. Also, numerous Golden Bears reached new personal bests. Cal has earned three top-five finishes.

Sophomore Kimyon Broom took seventh in the final of the 100-meter hurdles, and clocked in a new PR in the event, posting a regional-qualifying time of 13.54.

In the men's discus section A, Maric posted a new personal best and a regional-qualifying mark of 200-7 (61.13m). The mark also moves Maric up to fifth on Cal's all-time chart in the discus.

Junior Jake Hanson also set a new PR in the 400-meter hurdles. Hanson took fifth overall with a regional qualifying time of 51.08. Junior Evelyn Smith also earned a new personal best in the women's 400-meter hurdles. Smith took fifth overall with a time of 60.02. Her time was also an NCAA regional-qualifying mark. In the 110-meter hurdles, junior Jordan Paul took fifth with his time of 14.06.

Sophomore Ryan Young tallied a regional-qualifying mark in the javelin. Young took sixth overall with his score of 225-07 (68.76m). Also on the men's side, senior Craig Kent took fourth in the shot put with his mark of 57-10.50 (17.64m).

Cal is also competing in the Stanford Invitational today. The Bears host Stanford in the Big Meet next Saturday at Edwards Stadium.

California Results
Men's Shot Put

4. Craig Kent 17.64m (57-10.50)

Men's Javelin
6. Ryan Young 68.76m (225-07)

Men's 400-Meter Hurdles
5. Jake Hanson 51.08

Men's 110-Meter Hurdles
5. Jordan Paul 14.06

Women's 400-Meter Hurdles
5. Evelyn Smith 60.02, 8. Natalya Beneby 61.17

Women's 4x100-Meter Relay Final
7. Cherrelle Garrett, Kandi Bonty, Kimyon Broom, Kayla Dixon 45.94

Women's 100-Meter Hurdles Final
7. Kimyon Broom 13.54

Previous California Results From Texas Relays
Women's 4x100-Meter Relay Prelim

9. Cherrelle Garrett, Kandi Bonty, Kimyon Broom, Kayla Dixon 45.68Q

Women's 100-Meter Hurdles Prelims
6. Kimyon Broom 13.56Q

Women's 100 Meters
10. Cherrelle Garrett 11.71Q, 29, Kayla Dixon 12.00

Women's 4x400 Meters
4. Mackenzie Pierce, Evelyn Smith, Natalya Beneby, Hayley Huxtable 3:44.21Q

Women's Pole Vault
5. Katie Morgan 3.85m (12-7.50), 6. Allison Stokke 3.70m (12-1.50), 6. Cyrena Giordano 3.70m (12-1.50)

Women's Triple Jump
10. Tracey Stewart 12.33m (40-5.50), 12. Artensia Young 12.03m (39-5.75)

Women's 400-Meter Hurdles
Evelyn Smith 60.98, Natalya Beneby 61.05

Men's 4x100-Meter Relay
13. Kellan Patterson, Nick Porter, Jake Hanson, Thomas Mack 41.33

Men's 110-Meter Hurdles
7. Jordan Paul 14.01Q, 10. Thomas Mack 14.05

Men's 100 Meters
35. Kellan Patterson 10.90, 43. Nick Porter 11.14

Men's Discus Section A
3. Martin Maric 61.13m (200-7)

Men's Discus Section B
4. Craig Kent 54.52m (178-10)

Men's 400-Meter Hurdles
Jake Hanson 51.86

Men's Pole Vault
Ryan Shuler NH, Donny Appanaitis NH

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