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Track Opens Outdoors At U of A

Mar 29, 2003

Tucson, Ariz. - The University of Colorado track & field team opened up the 2003 outdoor season this weekend at the University of Arizona's Jim Click Invitational in Tucson. Seven Buffaloes earned first place finishes in the annual spring break meet.

In women's action, junior Deneeka Torrey won the women's hurdles in a time of 14.19, while freshman Tiffany Colvin grabbed third place in a time of 15.15. Junior Kendall Grgas-Wheeler picked up the women's steeplechase title, cruising to the win in 11:22.28, while sophomore Anna Magle won the women's high jump with her leap of 5-5.25.

In other field events action, the tandem of Maxine Marlow and Liza Negriff swept the long jump and triple jump categories. Marlow was first in the long jump with her leap of 18-00.50, while Negriff claimed the triple in 38.7.75.

Colorado's men's squad also had a solid day, with Sam Napp taking first in the men's 200 meter dash with his time of 21.55. The jumpers pulled in CU's other two titles, with Andrew Miller winning the high jump with his climb of 6-8.75 and Brandon Johnson taking the long jump in 22-11.

Next weekend the Buffs will be back home in Colorado, competing in Greeley at the Tom Benich Classic.

Jim Click Invitational Results
Colorado Athletes Only

Women 200 Meter Dash
6. DeMarines, Julia, 28.77

Women 400 Meter Dash
3. DeMarines, Julia, 1:08.09

Women 800 Meter Run
2. Gorton, Sara, 2:17.71
3. Manatt, Amanda, 2:24.77
4. Albrecht, Liz, x2:25.53
6. Langager, Martha, x2:28.20
7. Vershoor, Sara, x2:28.47

Women 1500 Meter Run
2. Torres, Brianna, 4:37.59
3. Zeigle, Jackie, 4:37.88
4. Moody, Tera, x4:42.04
5. Bolf, Christine, x4:52.71

Women 3000 Meter Run
4. Kissane, Katie, 11:18.33
5. Vining, Wendy, 11:21.63

Women 100 Meter Hurdles
1. Torrey, Deneeka, 14.19
3. Colvin, Tiffany, 15.15

Women 400 Meter Hurdles
4. Torrey, Deneeka, 1:04.23
7. Harbeck, Jessica, 1:09.59

Women 3000 Meter Steeplechase
1. Grgas-Wheeler, Kendall, 11:22.28

Women 4x400 Meter Relay
2. Colorado 'A' , 3:59.96

Women High Jump
1. Magle, Anna, 1.66m 5-05.25
2. Buttner, Megan, 1.56m 5-01.25
2. Colvin, Tiffany, x1.56m 5-01.25
4. Cade, Jessica, x1.56m 5-01.25

Women Pole Vault
4. Buttner, Megan, 3.25m 10-08.00
5. French, Mary, 3.10m 10-02.00

Women Long Jump
1. Marlow, Maxine, 5.50m 18-00.50
5. Negriff, Liz, 5.16m 16-11.25

Women Triple Jump
1. Negriff, Liza, 11.78m 38-07.75
2. Marlow, Maxine, 10.78m 35-04.50

Women Shot Put
5. Ikwuakor, Obi, 12.17m 39-11.25
7. Newlands, Carly, 10.43m 34-02.75

Women Discus Throw
5. Newlands, Carly, 38.29m 125-07.00

Women Javelin Throw
2. Warfield, Hannah, 42.43m 139-02.00
3. Harbeck, Jessica, 38.94m 127-09.00

Men 100 Meter Dash
2. Napp, Sam, 10.70
3. Conklin, B.J., 10.85

Men 200 Meter Dash
1. Napp, Sam, 21.55
2. Abuan, Chris, 21.75
3. Lee-O'Brien, Eric, 22.11
4. Conklin, B.J., 22.22
7. Moore, Marcus, 22.66
8. Lee, Jonathan, 22.68

Men 400 Meter Dash
3. Abuan, Chris, 48.76
4. Wilhite, Daric, 49.48
8. Lee-O'Brien, Eric, 51.56
9. Decherd, Ben, 54.69

Men 800 Meter Run
3. Dillon, Bryan, 1:57.29
5. Scott, Jared, 1:58.64
6. Lundin, Gus, 1:58.78
7. Whisenton, Reggie, 2:01.04
8. Curtis, Chris, 2:04.45
10. Macy, Travis, 2:12.41
11. Castro, Antonio, 2:13.78

Men 1500 Meter Run
4. Macy, Travis, 4:11.38
5. McCue, Matt, 4:11.67
6. Severy, Jon, 4:16.32

Men 3000 Meter Run
5. Baillie, Austin, 9:01.71

Men 110 Meter Hurdles
2. Ikwuakor, A.K., 14.26
4. Miller, Andrew, 15.57

Men 400 Meter Hurdles
3. Ikwuakor, A.K., 56.44

Men 3000 Meter Steeplechase
2. Knutsen, Andy, 9:32.56
3. Burchill, Casey, 9:38.74
4. Batliner, Payton, 9:44.61

Men 4x100 Meter Relay
2. Colorado, 42.21

Men 4x400 Meter Relay
2. Colorado, 3:16.63
3. Colorado, 3:29.73

Men High Jump
1. Miller, Andrew, 2.05m 6-08.75
4. Johnson, Brandon, 1.90m 6-02.75

Men Long Jump
1. Johnson, Brandon, 6.98m 22-11.00
6. Moore, Marcus, 6.43m 21-01.25
7. Lee, Jonathan, 6.32m 20-09.00

Men Shot Put
3. Willis, Ryan, 14.57m 47-09.75
4. Passen, Andy, 12.82m 42-00.75

Men Discus Throw
4. Hazen, Zach, 45.84m 150-05.00
7. Moratelli, Mike, 41.79m 137-01.00

Men Hammer Throw
2. Mullen, Chase, 57.81m 189-08.00
5. Hazen, Zach, 47.51m 155-10.00
6. Moratelli, Mike, 44.32m 145-05.00
7. Passen, Andy, 43.44m 142-06.00
8. Carr, Matt, 43.40m 142-05.00
9. Willis, Ryan, 41.14m 135-00.00