Buffs Continue to Look Sharp At Mt. SAC Relays
WALNUT, Calif. - University of Colorado freshman Elizabeth Tremblay led the Buffs on Friday at the Mt. SAC Relays with a 12th-place finish in the 800-meter run.
Tremblay recorded a personal best of 2 minutes, 11.25 seconds and finished second in the third section of the university/open division. Idaho's Lauren Schaffer won the heat in 2:08.73. Tremblay just edged out Marquette's Sarah Verdoliva (2:11.47) and Seattle Pacific's Lisa Anderberg (2:11.76) at the finish.
In the field Kaity Kark and Patrick Bachman recorded 13th-place finishes, both in the discus. Kark recorded her best throw of 148 feet, 7 inches with her first throw of the afternoon. Bachmann threw the discus 157-09 in his first throw. Kark also took 14th in the shot put (41-00.50).
Brianne Beemer ran her fastest 400-meter hurdle time at 1:01.23 and placed 16th overall. Kenyon Neuman PR'd in the 1,500 when he ran 3:49.39. He was eighth in the top section and finished 16th overall.
The Buffs will wrap up action at the Mt. SAC Relays late tonight in the 5,000-meter run.
MT SAC RELAYS
Walnut, Calif. (Hilmer Lodge Stadium)
Men's 800-Meter Run (University/Open Division): (1. Aaron Evans, Georgia, 1:49.54) 22. Steve Kasica, 1:52.89; 31. Grant Duffy, 1:53.85 PR; 57. Travis Putnam, 1:56.02 PR
Women's 800-Meter Run (University/Open Division): (1. Athea Chambers, Jamaica, 2:07.49) 12. Elizabeth Tremblay, 2:11.25 PR
Women's 1,500-Meter Run
Men's 1,500-Meter Run (University/Open Division): (1. Brandon Rooney, ISU, 3:45.40) 16. Kenyon Neuman, 3:49.39,PR; 41. Matthew Biegner, 3:51.76 PR
Women's 400-Meter Hurdles (Open Division): (1. Sarah Wells, Toronto, 58.48) 16. Breanne Beemer, 1:01.23 PR
Field Results (CU Athletes Only Unless Noted)
Men's Discus (University/Open Division): (1. Jordan Clarke, Arizona State, 181-01; 13. Patrick Bachmann, 157-09; 19. Dane Chobanian, 153-00
Women's Discus (University/Open Division): (1. C.J. Navarro, Arizona State, 168-01) 13. Kaity Kark, 148-07
Women's Shot Put (University/Open Division): (1. Rosario Sanchez, Fresno State, 49-07.75) 14. Kaity Kark, 41-00.50