Track and Field Heads to Cal/Nevada Championships This Weekend
March 29, 2006
The majority of the men's and women's track and field teams will head to Fresno, CA for the Cal/Nevada Championships Friday, March 31 through Saturday April 1 as the first outdoor team title is on the line. The meet features numerous schools from the state of California, as well as UNLV and Nevada. Five athletes will head to Palo Alto, CA for the Stanford Invitational, also on Friday and Saturday of this week.
Heading to Palo Alto are distance runners Claire Rethmeier (10000m), Martell Munguia (800) and Erik Emilsson (steeple), along with throwers Sarah Ingram (javelin) and Kamaiya Warren (shot put/discus).
Women's Team Entries for Cal/Nevada
4x100m (Chanelle Curry, Jolanda Diego, DeShanta Harris, Krystin Lacy); 4x400m (Curry, Diego, Harris, Lacy); Jenna Timinsky (800m/1500m); Alice Bohannon (800m); Shantae McKinney (800m); Gabrielle Bournes (800m); Allison Hall (1500m); Lauren Jirges (1500m); Leslie Barrie (steeple); Ciara Viehweg (steeple); Ashley Caldwell (5000m); Georgea Richards (110 hurdles, long jump, high jump, javelin); Renee Williams (long jump); Leslie Rychel (long jump); Nicole Duhart (triple jump); Lauren Correa (high jump); Allison Miller (high jump); Kathleen Mahony (high jump); Rhonda Watkins (high jump); Hillary Werth (javelin); Chelsea Johnson (pole vault); Jacqueline Nguyen (pole vault); Ingrid Kantola (pole vault); Elizabeth Woepse (pole vault).
Men's Team Entries for Cal/Nevada
Alex Pearlstone (100m); Garland West (100m, 200m); Craig Everhart (200m); James Rhoades (200m, 400m); Derrick Cook (200m); Brandon Johnson (200m); David Shipp (400m); Elijah Wells (400m); Mike Haddan (800m); Micky Cobrin (1500m); Laef Barnes (1500m); Drew Shackleton (steeple); Matt Stollenwerk (steeple); Ryan Gordon (steeple); Kyle Shackleton (5000m); Nick De Felice (5000m); Derrick Cook (100m hurdles); Torsten Niegmann (400m hurdles); Tracy Session (400m hurdles); Kevin Craddock (400m hurdles); Jason Eiker-Wiles (400m hurdles); Michael Elbogen (400m hurdles); 4x100m; 4x400m; Luke Barr (high jump); Chris Bencomo (pole vault); Zack Miller (pole vault); Mike Landers (pole vault); David Shortenhaus (pole vault); Joel Tuosto (long jump); Dominique Easterling (long jump, triple jump); Chris Merriweather (triple jump); Michael Johnson, Jr. (triple jump); Demetre Howard (triple jump); Vache Sevajian (shot put); Jake Knight (shot put); Jeremy Silverman (shot put, discus); John Caulfield (shot put, discus); Greg Garza (discus); Jason Rider (discus); Boldizsar Kocsor (hammer).
Field events begin on Friday at 10:00 am with the prelims of the men's hammer and women's shot put, while running events begin at 12:00 pm with the prelims of the women's 1500m. On Saturday, field events begin at 10:30 am with the finals of the men's hammer. Running events start at 2:00 pm with the finals of the women's 4x100m relay.