Husky Tracksters Win Seven of Eight Duals in Cheney

April 20, 2001

SEATTLE-- While fifteen team members compete in a three-day battle in California, the rest of the Husky track team members took on Northwest neighbors in dual meets at the Pelluer Invitational in Cheney, Wash., Friday.

The Huskies won seven of their eight dual meets, a welcome improvement from the 0-4 dual records the teams sported entering the weekend.

On the women's side, the relay teams both brought home event titles, including the 4x400-meter team that set a new Pelluer Invitational record of 3:50.02. Senior Chelsie Pentz (Silverdale, Wash.) won both the 100 and 200-meter dash events, while sophomore Tesha Moore (Everett, Wash.) won the 400m dash to round out UW's sprint victories. Junior Heather Reichmann took the javelin title, while senior Sarah Peterson (Santa Fe, N.M.) captured the 100-meter hurdles crown.

On the men's side, the underclassmen stepped up notching several top placings and claiming three dual wins, despite the absence of four NCAA qualifiers.

Freshman Marc James (Colorado Springs, Colo.) was the lone event winner for the Husky win, taking the 110m hurdles title. Freshman Cristian Adams (Lakewood, Wash.) earned runner-up spots in both the 400-meter and 200-meter dashes, whilefreshman Brad Goodrich (Maple Valley, Wash.) took the No. 2 spot in the 400m hurdles. Senior Greg Barber (McKinney, TX) was second in the 110m hurdles, as was sophomore Mat Schwinn (Castle Rock, Wash.) in the discus.

Men's Dual Meet Scores

UW 98, Montana 70

UW 107, Portland 18

UW 111, Portland State 30

Eastern Washington 95, UW 83

Women's Dual Meet Scores

UW 99, Eastern Washington 64

UW 96, Montana 86

UW 108, Portland 10

UW 106, Portland State 41

Washington's next team competition will be Saturday, April 28 at the Oregon Invitational in Eugene.

Husky Top Finishers

Pelluer Invitational, Cheney, Wash.


*1. 4x400-meter Relay Team 3:50.02

1. Chelsie Pentz 100m 12.05

1. Chelsie Pentz 200m 25.01

1. Tesha Moore 400m 57.03

1. Heather Reichmann Javelin 144-4

1. Sarah Peterson 100m Hurdles 14.97

1. 4x100-meter Relay Team 46.74

2. Zee Ogarro 100m 12.42

2. Tesha Moore 200m 25.46

2. MerryJane Bendico Pole Vault 10-5 1/2

2. Zee Ogarro Long jump 18-9

2. Kameko Gay Hammer 155-9

3. Margaret Haines Pole Vault 10-5 1/2

3. Zee Ogarro 200m 25.49

3. Courtney Spence 5,000m 18:22.46

3. Brittiny Roberts Triple jump 36-6 1/4

*--Meet Record


1. Marc James 110m Hurdles 14.77

2. Cristian Adams 400m 48.63

2. Greg Barber 110m Hurdles 14.85

2. Brad Goodrich 400m Hurdles 53.41

2. Cristian Adams 200m 22.0h

2. Mat Schwinn Discus 157-3

3. Marc James 100m 11.25

3. Ryan Graham 200m 22.1h

3. 4x400-meter Relay Team 3:19.54

3. Ryan Graham 400m 48.71

3. Doug Jackson Shot put 48-9 1/2

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