Jamerson, Ross & Borman Lead Bruin Women At Ben Brown Invitational

March 7, 2009

Senior Megan Jamerson, junior Tara Ross and freshman Brittany Borman highlighted the Bruin women's track and field team on Saturday at the Ben Brown Invitational in Fullerton as all three women posted NCAA regional qualifiers and Jamerson and Ross tallied event wins.

Jamerson opened up the outdoor season with a lifetime-best clearance of 13-1.50 in the pole vault as she picked up the first regional mark of the season. She won the event easily and had strong attempts at 13-5. Ross won the javelin with a big opening mark of 160-0, just under three feet shy of her lifetime-best (162-9).

Just behind Ross in the javelin was freshman Brittany Borman who placed second with a regional mark of 148-8. Borman was also fourth in the discus with a mark of 141-6.

Senior Lauren Jirges placed fifth in the 1500m (4:36.69) and freshman Yasmin Woodruff was fifth in the 200m (25.05). Senior Chanelle Curry was third in the 400m hurdles in a time of 65.36.

For event by event results, click here.

UW Last Chance Qualifier
A group of Bruin women competed on Saturday in Seattle at the UW Last Chance Qualifier. Junior Katy Viuf tied for second in the pole vault with a mark of 13-2.25. Junior Danielle Watson placed third in the long jump (20-00.50). In the 800m, junior Krishna Curry was second in a time of 2:09.10 and freshman Katja Goldring finished third in the 5000m in a time of 16:55.62.

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