Bears Place Third at Bill Cosby Invitational

Feb. 12, 2002

RENO, Nev. - The California men's and women's indoor track and field teams both finished in third place at the Bill Cosby Invitational last Saturday.

Nevada won the 14-team women's competition with a score of 201.5, followed by Fresno State (142) and Cal (67.50).

On the men's side, Fresno State won the 10-team race with a 170.5, followed by Cal State Stanislaus (32.50) and Cal (27).

Dana Lawson won two events to pace Cal. She claimed the shot put title with an NCAA provisional mark of 51-5 and the weight throw with a mark of 57-8.5.

In the high jump, Cal's Tiffany Barnett and Cynthia Mallory placed one-two, respectively, with marks of 5-6.5.

Also scoring for the Cal women were Chloe Jarvis in the 400m (seventh, 59.52), Lache Bailey in the 800m (sixth, 2:23.20), Missy Vanek in the high jump (fifth, 5-4.25), Lauren Dudujian in the high jump (seventh, 5-2.25), Leora Ward in the pole vault (sixth, 11-3.75), Trinity White in the long jump (sixth, 17-7.5) and triple jump (sixth, 36-11.5), Reynda King in the triple jump (fourth, 38-2), Jenna Johnson in the shot put (fourth, 46-7.25) and Tamrya D'Artenay in the weight throw (50-2.75).

Garrett Collier was the only Cal male athlete to win an event, taking the weight throw competition with a heave of 61-4.75.

Joe Echema had a strong day for the Cal men, finishing fourth in the 55m (6.63) and third in the 200m (22.81).

Other scorers for the Cal men included David Glasgow in the high jump (fifth, 6-5) and Bubba McLean in the pole vault (seventh, 16-6.75).

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