Guerrieri And Campbell Win Discus Competitions At Pomona-Pitzer
April 10, 2010
Lauren Guerrieri and Colin Campbell won the women's and men's discus competitions and the Trojans posted the top collegiate mark in seven events at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational in Claremont, Calif. today (April 10).
The redshirt sophomore Guerrieri for the second consecutive week surpassed the 160-foot barrier, this week winning with a throw of 161-5 (49.19m). Last week, Guerrieri had a PR of 163-3 (49.77m) which is the eighth-best discus throw ever by a Trojan female.
Campbell, a redshirt sophomore, won the men's discus competition with a season-best throw of 185-2 (56.44m). Redshirt junior Tyler Grady also had a season-best mark of 136-6 (41.62m).
Sophomore Dalilah Muhammad competed in the high jump today and won with a season-best leap of 5-8.75 (1.75m). The clearance was her best as a Trojan and just one-quarter of an inch off her PR. Freshman Jennifer Stutland cleared 5-1 (1.55m) to place 10th and sophomore Candace Bailey cleared the bar at 4-9 (1.45m) to place 19th.
Junior Brendan Ames continued his strong season, today winning the men's 110m HH with a season-best wind-aided time of 13.81. It was run with a 2.1 wind and is his best time as a Trojan, bettering his 13.91w time last week at the Texas Relays.
Also, junior Christine Cortez had the top collegiate 800m time and second overall of 2:11.91, while Jason Price was second in the men's 400m and first among collegiate runners with a season-best time of 48.16. Other Trojans in the 400m were sophomore Dijon Morrisette (15th, season-best 50.04), junior Tyler Ellis (40th, season-best 52.09) and in his first race of the season Michael Zuletta (53rd, 54.39).
Other USC women competing at the Pomona-Pitzer invitational were junior Courtney Clayton in the 100m (19th, 12.75), senior Kira Davis-Quarrie in the 100m (21st, 12.76), sophomore Katherine Chang in the 100m (33rd, 13.12) and triple jump (22nd, 32-5.75), senior Myra Hasson in the 400m (2nd, season-best 54.57), redshirt freshman Elan Hilaire in the 400m (10th, season-best 58.01), junior Allison Rojewski in the 1500m (14th, 4:44.53), freshman Kathleen Moloney in the 1500m (17th, 4:48.19), senior Katherine Ellis in the steeplechase (5th, 11:26), junior Cara Bickers in the long jump (9th, 17-0.75) and triple jump (8th, season-best 35-6.0), Bailey in the triple jump (4th, 36-11.50), redshirt sophomore Marissa Minderler in the hammer (4th, 181-7), redshirt sophomore Tamara Baumann in the hammer (5th, 180-7), redshirt freshman Kathryn Daniels in the hammer (17th, 141-3) and junior Devon Rennie in the javelin (10th, 113-11).
Other Trojan males competing today were Jackson in the 100m (7th, season-best 10.85) and 200m (13th, 22.14), Price in the 200m (6th, season-best 22.00), Morrisette in the 200m (26th, 22.80), sophomore Devin Forte' in the 200m (69th, 25.74), sophomore Tim Kessler in the 800m (9th, season-best 1:54.61), freshman Kris Washington in the 800m (10th, season-best 1:54.73), junior Miles Brewington in the 800m (14th, PR of 1:55.27), freshman Aaron Adkins in the 800m (17th, 1:55.44), sophomore Jeff Brown in the 800m (59th, 2:03.12), junior John Carley in the 1500m (5th, 3:56.49), sophomore Matthew Huntington in the 1500m (32nd, season-best 4:08.39), freshman Ryan Thomas in the 1500m (63rd, 4:19.68), sophomore Tony Martinez in the 5000m (14th, PR of 15:36.13), Burnett in the long jump (7th, 21-9.50), senior Ben Brown in the triple jump (8th, 43-11.25) and the javelin (13th, 161-8), redshirt sophomore Eric Stein in the hammer (8th, season-best 167-10) and Peter Yobo in the javelin (26th, in his first meet with a throw of 131-4).