Jill Camarena Wins Shot Put Competition At Pomona-Pitzer Invitational

April 17, 2004

Pomona, Ca - Jill Camarena registered another victory in the shot put on Friday night at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational.

Camarena, a six-time All-American, had a throw of 55-10 1/2 (17.03m), her second-best effort of the year.

Two Stanford runners achieved post-season status. Freshman Keisha Gaines ran the fifth-best time in school history with a 54.43 in the 400 meters, an NCAA Regional qualifying time while Janice Davis ran 54.84, a Pac-10 qualifying standard.

In the field events, Jessica Pluth achieved an NCAA Regional mark with a throw of 188-2 (57.36m) in the hammer, a season-best.

Men's Results (Pomona-Pitzer Invitational)
400 Meters - 1. Iain McLellan (Coquitlam) 47.12; 7. Curtis Goehring (Stanford) 48.04
Discus - 1. Jason Tunks (Unattached) 202-3 (61.65m); 7. William O'Neil (Stanford) 168-0 (51.20m)
Javelin - 1. Chris Walters (UW-La Crosse) 190-2 (57.97m); 6. Bryan Kelley (Stanford) 170-2 (51.87m)
Shot Put - 1. Chris Figures (Unattached) 63-5 1/2 (19.34m); 7. William O'Neil (Stanford) 54-2 3/4 (16.53m)

Women's Results (Pomona-Pitzer Invitational)
100 Meters - 1. Rosana Mercado (International Elite) 11.77; 3. Ashley Purnell (Stanford) 12.13; 31. Jakki Bailey (Stanford) 13.07
400 Meters - 1. Kaltouma Nadjina (Calgary International) 52.35; 3. Keisha Gaines (Stanford) 54.43; 3. Janice Davis (Stanford) 54.84; 5. Christine Moschella (Stanford) 56.08
100 Meter Hurdles - 1. Lisi Maurer (Kansas State) 13.68; 3. Lindsey Johnson (Stanford) 13.90
Discus - 1. April Burton (CS Bakersfield) 169-3 (51.58m); 5. Kitty Currier (Stanford) 152-3 (46.42m)
Hammer- 1. Erin Gilreath (New York AC) 233-7 (71.20m); 9. Jessica Pluth (Stanford) 188-2 (57.36m); 11. Sarah Hopping (Stanford) 182-7 (55.66m); 13. Donielle Colich (Stanford) 176-10 (53.89m)
Shot Put - 1. Jill Camarena (Stanford) 55-10 1/2 (17.03m)

For complete results, go to www.physical-education.pomona.edu

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