Orban And Hutchinson Lead USC In First Day At UC San Diego
April 26, 2008
The junior Orban won the invitational hammer competition with a throw of 223-1 (68.00m), while the next best collegiate thrower placed fifth at 196-5 feet. Freshman Lauren Guerrieri had a throw of 140-1 (42.70m), while redshirt freshman Tamara Baumann fouled out.
The redshirt senior Hutchinson had a season-best discus throw of 178-1 (54.29m) to place eighth in the competition, but first among collegiate throwers. Guerrieri threw the discus 147-10 (45.07m).
In the men's open pole vault competition, freshman Taylor Slingsby had a season-best clearance of 15-9 (4.80m) to finish first among college vaulters. Also pole vaulting for USC were senior Graham Bockmiller (15-1), freshman Justin Matoesian (15-1), sophomore Charles Fasi (14-7 ¼), senior Charles Heffern (14-1 ¼) and senior Daniel Corrigan (no height).