School Record Broken At Triton Invitational

April 24, 2004

La Jolla, Calif. - Senior Sheni Russell broke the school record in the discus today at the Triton Invitational with a mark of 181-02 (55.22m). With the new mark, Russell is ranked second in the Pac-10 conference.

'Sheni will be in the hunt for the Pac-10 title,' throws coach Jennifer Joyce said.

The team co-captain broke Kim Kessler's previous record of 178-10 set in 1987 at the Big Meet versus Stanford. Her ninth-place finish was the highest of any collegiate athlete in the women's discus at the invitational.

Senior Rhuben Williams qualified in his third event for Pac-10 Championships recording a personal record of 172-07 (52.60m) in the discus.

'Our goal is for him to score points in all three events at Pac-10's,' Joyce added.

The successful Southern California trip concluded with sophomore Kurt Seefeld throwing a season-best 176-00 (53.64m) in the men's discus and freshman Kelechi Anyanwu throwing a 145-05 (44.33m), her season best by an inch, in the women's discus.

The Golden Bears are back in action against Stanford next Saturday for the Big Meet in Berkeley. For results on today's other track events, please visit the track and field page.(Penn Relays high jump championships results are currently unavailable.)

Cal's Finishers at UCSD Triton Invitational

Women's Discus9 Russell, Sheni 55.22m 181-0234 Anyanwu, Kelechi 44.33m 145-05

Men's Discus30 Seefeld, Kurt 53.64m 176-0033 Williams, Rhuben 52.60m 172-07

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