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Rogers’ Throw Sets Pair Of Records

Feb 25, 2022

Day One Results

SEATTLE – Although senior Camryn Rogers is more well-known for her prowess in the hammer throw, she made sure to remind California track & field fans on Friday afternoon that her weight throw skills are nothing to sneeze at, either. With a winning toss of 22.73m (74-7), Rogers broke her own school record in the event, also recording a new Dempsey Indoor facility record on the first day of the Pac-12 Invitational.

"Camryn executed just as planned," said assistant coach Mohamad Saatara, who oversees the throws. "She has been training very patiently and diligently this year as she works to reach the technical and physical goals that we've set. We knew that we needed to increase her mark well over 22 meters in order for her to qualify for the NCAA Championships, as there are some very exceptional competitors out there pushing the event to entirely new levels of performance. She has a great deal of success in high-pressure qualification and championship competitions, and she was able to channel that experience today in her performance."

Sophomore Rebecca Tomann joined Rogers at the top of the weight throw field with her third-place heave of 18.91m (62-0.5), rising to sixth-best in program history and marking her personal best yet as a Golden Bear.

Cal's jumpers also found success on Friday. Junior Mason Mangum, who debuted in the event this season and has quickly found his stride, jumped from 10th to 5th in the program's all-time record book with a second-place mark of 7.58m (24-10.5). On the women's side, senior Ijeoma Uche finished third after leaping 5.78m (18-11.75). The pole vault duo of junior Amari Turner and sophomore Paige Martin continued to improve, with Turner moving up one spot to 4th all-time in program history after leaping to a 2nd-place 4.02m (13-2.25).

Sophomore Jazlynn Shearer raced to an 8.32 finish in the 60m hurdles preliminary round, good for fourth in school history and qualifying for Saturday's final. Freshman and fellow hurdler Di'Niko (8.05) also qualified for the 60m hurdles final as Cal's lone representative in the men's race, while senior Ezinne Abba (7.40) will take on the women's 60m dash final.
Heptathlon (Day 1):
8. Riley Knott 2710                                                                                                                                             
              -60m Dash: 7.47 (11th)
              -Long Jump: 6.34m/20-9.75 (11th)
              -Shot Put: 10.77m/35-4 (PR) (10th)
              -High Jump: 1.99m/6-6.25 (PR) (2nd)
Pole Vault: 6. Tyler Burns 4.98m/16-4
60m Hurdles (Prelims): 4. Di'Niko Bates 8.05q
60m Dash (Prelims): 12. David Foster 6.82; 13. Christian Catlin 6.83; T14. Aiden Lippert 6.85 (PR); T19. Samir Thota 6.94 (PR)
Weight Throw: 9. Ivar Moisander 18.32m/60-1.25; 12. Michael Gupta 17.81m/58-5.25
Long Jump: 2. Mason Mangum 7.58m/24-10.5 (5th Cal history) (PR); 6. Kamau Carlisle 7.21m/23-8
200m Dash: 6. George Monroe 21.80; 11. Samir Thota 22.07
Weight Throw: 1. Camryn Rogers 22.73m/74-7 (Cal record) (Dempsey Indoor record) (PR); 3. Rebecca Tomann 18.91m/62-0.5 (6th Cal history) (Cal PR); 10. Anna Purchase 17.11m/56-1.75; 12. Jasmine Blair 16.51m/54-2
Pole Vault: 2. Amari Turner 4.02m/13-2.25 (4th Cal history) (PR); T13. Paige Martin 3.72m/12-2.5 (T10th Cal history) (PR)
60m Hurdles (Prelims): 3. Jazlynn Shearer 8.32q (4th Cal history) (Cal PR); 10. Jada Hicks 8.46 (5th Cal history); 11. Asjah Atkinson 8.58 (7th Cal history) (PR); 13. Jordyn Grady 8.83
60m Dash (Prelims): T5. Ezinne Abba 7.40q; 15. Maisie Stevens 7.51 (T6th Cal history) (PR); 17. Jenea Spinks 7.58; 20. Aysha Shaheed 7.61
200m Dash: 8. Ezinne Abba 24.57; 9. Aysha Shaheed 24.65; 10. Maisie Stevens 24.76; 15. Ryan Lacefield 25.23 (PR); 16. Jenea Spinks 25.30; 17. Aly Conyers 25.31
Long Jump: 3. Ijeoma Uche 5.78m/18-11.75; 6. Asjah Atkinson 5.68m/18-7.75; 9. Felicia Renelus 5.51m/18-1

The Bears close out the Pac-12 Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 26, with the first event beginning at 10:00 a.m. PT.
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