More Records Set at Brutus Hamilton Invitational

April 25, 2009

BERKELEY -

Complete Results

More records were broken in the second day of the Brutus Hamilton Invitational on Saturday at Edwards Stadium. Highlighting the day's action for Cal was sophomore Michael Coe breaking the school record in the mile and setting the fastest collegiate, U.S. and third-fastest time in the world this season. Junior Kimyon Broom also set the new school record in the 100-meter hurdles. Former Cal student-athlete Grace Upshaw set the world-leading mark and Edwards Stadium record in the long jump (22-3.75, 6.80m).

'This was a multi-faceted extravaganza,' said director of track and field Tony Sandoval. 'Last night was a home run with all of the records and the great marks. I didn't know if we would be able to surpass that, but today was spectacular. Obviously, the mile was the exclamaton point. It was great to see a lot of fans here and we had 300 track and field alumni here. It was a spectacular homecoming.'

Coe's time in the mile was 3:56.18, which marks the third consecutive season that there has been a sub-four-minute mile at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational. Coe surpassed David Torrence's record time of 3:58.62 for the school record. Torrence took second in the race at 3:57.04. The previous NCAA-best time was 4:01.38 and the previous best U.S. time was 3:58.90.

'It was tooth and nail there between Michael and David,' Sandoval said. 'It was too bad that one of them had to lose, but at least they both PRed. It was windy, so it was a great finish despite the wind factor.'

Broom's time of 13.08 in the 100-meter hurdles surpassed her previous school record-setting time of 13.17, which she set in the prelims at the Pac-10 Championships last year.

'We were thinking about redshirting Kimyon this season, but she has come on so fast, this does not surprise me. She is on fire right now.'

Kellan Patterson clocked a lifetime-best 10.49 in the 100, coming in second overall. That time also ties Patterson for 10th on the all-time school list with Jerrod Cherry. Freshman Sebastian Sam notched a personal-best time of 1:49.44 in the 800. In the women's triple jump, senior Artensia Young notched a new personal best of 41-07.25 (12.68m), which ranks fifth all-time in school history.

The Bears took the top two spots in the women's pole vault. Sophomore Allison Stokke tied her collegiate best mark at 13-5.75 (4.11m), which also ranks second in school history. Senior Katie Morgan, the current school record holder, took second at 13-1.50 (4.00m). In the men's pole vault, junior Ryan Shuler won the event with a mark of 17-00.75 (5.20m).

For the fourth time this season, sophomore Cherrelle Garrett won the 100, clocking an 11.40, a new personal best. At the Big Meet last week, Garrett tallied a wind-aided 11.34. Her 11.40 100-meter time ranks second in school history.

The Cal men's 4x100-meter relay recorded its best time of the season at 40.63, taking first place. The women's 4x100 relay also took top honors at 44.91, the third-best time of the season. The men's 4x400 relay also won with a time of 3:12.54.

Senior Brook Turner won the 400 in a season-best time of 54.12. Fellow senior Martin Maric won the discus with a season-best throw of 195-09 (59.67m).

Next weekend, Cal heads back to Stanford for the Payton Jordan Cardinal Qualifier on Saturday, May 2..

California Results
Women's Long Jump

9. Jackie Lewis 18-6.50 (5.65)

Women's Javelin
8. Danielle Hoolko 121-09 (37.10m)

Women's High Jump
1. Inika McPherson 5-07.00 (1.70m), 3. Tifani Grimes 5-05.00 (1.65m)

Women's Shot Put
9. Linda Oseso 42-06.75 (12.97m)

Women's Pole Vault
1. Allison Stokke 13-5.75 (4.11m), 2. Katie Morgan 13-1.50 (4.00m), 8. Cyrena Giordano 11-7.75 (3.55m), 9. Veronica Stimson 11-1.75 (3.40m)

Women's Triple Jump
1. Artensia Young 41-07.25 (12.68m), 4. Tracey Stewart 39-11.50 (12.18m), 10. Mercedes Marchbanks 34-09.00 (10.59m)

Women's Discus
5. Kendall Morris 147-02 (44.85m)

Women's 100-Meter Hurdles
2. Emani Truluck 14.02

Women's 100-Meter Hurdles Invitational
2. Kimyon Broom 13.08

Women's 100 Meters Invitational
1. Cherrelle Garrett 11.40

Women's 100 Meters
10. Robyn Hunte 12.27

Women's 4x100-Meter Relay
1. Broom, Bonty, Dixon, Garrett 44.91

Women's 1500 Meters Invitational
4. Deborah Maier 4:32.10

Women's 400 Meters
1. Brook Turner 54.12, 2. Kandi Bonty 54.67, 6. Kayla Dixon 56.27, 8. Shannon Forbes 58.19, Natalya Beneby DNF

Women's 800 Meters
6. Brazile Clark 2:13.45

Men's Shot Put
1. Patrick Kowalsky 54-00 (16.46m)

Men's Long Jump
7. Kyle Mills-Bunje 21-10.75 (6.67m)

Men's Discus
1. Martin Maric 195-09 (59.67m), 5. Patrick Kowalsky 155-10 (47.49m)

Men's Pole Vault
1. Ryan Shuler 17-00.75 (5.20m), 6. Andrew Stevens 15-7.00 (4.75m), Kyle Mills-Bunje NH, Cameron Kroll NH

Men's High Jump
3. Brian Carmichael 6-06.75 (2.00m)

Men's 110-Meter Hurdles
3. Ryan Holmes 14.64, Aaron Burney 14.77 (prelims)

Men's 110-Meter Hurdles Invitational
4. Jordan Paul 14.00

Men's 100 Meters
2. Kellan Patterson 10.49, Nick Porter 10.83, Shane Vereen 10.83

Men's 4x100-Meter Relay
1. Patterson, Wethington, Porter, Vereen 40.63

Men's 4x400-Meter Relay
1. California A 3:12.54, 2. California B 3:14.89

Men's 1500 Meters
12. Dmitry Kislyuk 3:59.60, 17. James Attarian 4:01.42

Men's 400 Meters
3. Jake Hanson 47.52, 4. Keagan Wethington 48.45, 6. Tojsh Kennedy 48.89

Men's 800 Meters
2. Sebastian Sam 1:49.44, 4. Francis Gadayan 1:49.66, 8. Sean Carey 1:50.94

Men's Mile
1. Michael Coe 3:56.18, Eric Lee DNF

Friday's California Results
Women's Hammer

5. Linda Oseso 167-10 (51.16m), 11. Kiely Smith 154-02 (46.99m)

Women's 400-meter hurdles
3. Evelyn Smith 59.95, 6. Natalya Beneby 1:00.91, 8. Shannon Forbes 1:02.22

Women's 200 Meters
1. Brook Turner 24.60, 3. Kayla Dixon 24.78, 14. Robin Hunte 26.26

Women's 800 Meters
1. Francesca Weems 2:13.48

Women's 5000 Meters
5. Michelle Davis 17:16.97

Men's Javelin
1. Ryan Young 224-08 (68.48m)

Men's 400-meter hurdles
1. Jake Hanson 50.60, 5. Ryan Holmes 53.39

Men's 200 Meters
4. Nick Porter 21.98, Tojsh, 5. Kellan Patterson 22.12, 6. Keagan Wethington 22.22

Men's 800 Meters
15. Dmitry Kislyuk 1:57.90, 16. James Attarian 1:58.89

Men's 5000 Invitational
9. Yosef Ghebray 13:44.75

Men's 5000 Meters
1. Kari Karlsson, 14:19.51, 17. Matt H. Miller 15:13.73

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