Day One of Mt. Sac Relays Ends with Multiple Finalists
WALNUT, Calif. – Arizona Track and Field ends their second day of the Bryan Clay Invitational and the first day at the MT. Sac Relays. The distance crew brought in several huge PRs while the throwers landed finalists in three of four events.
Bryan Clay Invitational
Grace Driskill kicked off the distance crew with a new PR and a sixth-place finish in the 3000m steeplechase with a time of 10:14.89. This time is the fourth-fastest in the steeplechase in Arizona Track history. Meggie Karp added her own distance PR in the 10,000m run with a time of 35:06.65.
Alisa Lyesina followed suit in the 800m run by smashing her previous PR with a top-15 finish and a time of 2:04.95. Ayden Schilb contributed to the parade of distance PRs with his own in the 800m run with a new personal-best time of 1:51.26.
Ian Sanchez Lopez competed in the second section of the 5000m run to finish the night for the Cats with a time of 13:55.13.
Mt. Sac Relays
Jakob Chamberlin started things for the Cats in California by becoming the first finalist of the day in the discus throw after a throw of 54.12m (177'-6"). Youssef Koudssi followed his fellow Wildcat's example by qualifying for the shot put with a throw of 17.51m (57'-5.5").
Mackenna Orie concluded the first day of the MT. Sac Relays with her own qualifying mark of 16.11m (52'-10.25") in the women's shot put to move on to the finals in her event.
The second day of the Mt. Sac Relays will begin at 10:00 a.m. MST with Ava David competing in the women's hammer throw, while the running events kick off at 11:00 a.m. MST. Dominic Gehr will start events at the Bryan Clay Invitational with the 110m hurdles at 10:55 a.m. MST. The Cats will first compete in the Beach Invite at 11:30 a.m. MST with the hammer throw.
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