Cal Has Strong Showing at Modesto Relays

May 11, 2002

MODESTO, Calif. - The California track and field team performed admirably at the 61st-annual Modesto Relays Saturday at Modesto Junior College. This was a difficult task given that Tom Moore, the founder of the Modesto Relays, a Cal track and field alum and a loyal supporter of the Golden Bears, passed away a day earlier. He was 88.

There are no words to describe how much Tom Moore, a former world record holder in the 120-yard hurdles, has meant to Cal and to the sport of track and field.

Cal did what it could to utilize its final preparation for next week's Pac-10 Championships.

The top performance from the Cal women came from sophomore Deanna Slaton, who finished third in the invitational 400mH with a PR of 59.80. Junior Sheni Russell had a strong showing in the invitational discus. She placed fourth with an NCAA provisional mark of 173-0.

Junior Ahmad Wright recorded the Cal men's highest finish - taking third in the invitational 400mH (52.28). Junior Brian White posted a season-best time in the 100m (10.92w).

Cal Women's Results:
100m (Inv.): 16. Shannan Hawes, 12.27, 17. DeCola Groce 12.46. 400m (Inv.): 7. Chloe Jarvis 57.16. 100mH: 9. April Holliverse 14.09. 400mH (Inv.): 3. Deanna Slaton 59.80, 8. April Holliverse 63.58. Pole Vault (Open): 3. Leora Ward 12-1.5, 7. Danielle Navarre 11-1.75. High Jump: 10. Lauren Dudugjian 5-6. Shot Put (Inv.): 4. Jenna Johnson 46-7.5, 7. Tammy d'Artenay 41-3. Triple Jump (Inv.): 4. Trinety White 38-4.75. Long Jump (Inv.): 9. Trinety White 17-5.25. Discus (Invitational): 4. Sheni Russell 173-0, 7. Jennifer Joyce 161-10, 13. Jennifer Ladouceur 139-0.

Cal Men's Results:
100m (Open): 11. Nick Mazur 10.69w, 22. Brian White 10.92w. 400m (Inv.): 16. Jelani Hogg 49.07, 19. Randy Fair 49.95. 400mH: 3. Ahmad Wright 52.28. High Jump (Inv.): 7. David Glasgow 6-9.75.

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