UCI junior Annmarie Turpin won the high jump with a season-best
mark of 5-feet, 7 1/4 inches. Senior teammate Jessica Stafford
finished second at 5-5 1/4. Stafford also finished ninth in the
javelin throw with a mark of 128-0.
Sophomore Kaleena Yee finished second in the 5,000 meters
(17:46.46) and senior Wendy Chan was fifth in the 800 (2:11.47).
Sophomore Suzanne Purmort finished fifth in the 400 hurdles in
61.27 for the sixth-fastest time in Anteater history and qualified
for the NCAA Regional Championships at Stanford May 30-31.
Senior Cathy Picha placed eighth in the 800 in 2:15.19 and senior Amanda Armstrong was eighth in the 1,500 (4:44.88).
In the men's competition, UCI senior Darrell Tozier won the 800 in
1:50.12 for the No. 8 time in UCI history and he also qualifies for
the NCAA Regional meet.
In other running events, UCI's Tom Whelan (3:56.48), Ricky Barnes
(3:57.93), Andrew Garratt (3:58.13) and David Santos (3:58.41)
finished 4-6-7-8, respectively in the 1,500.
Sophomore Kenny Vinh finished fifth in the 110 high hurdles (15.12) and sophomore Scott Jarvis was fifth in the 400 hurdles
In the field events, Anteater senior Santosh Swamidass placed
fifth in the high jump (6-8), junior Michael Nguyen was fifth in the
long jump (21-11) and sophomore Patrick Grogan was eighth in the
triple jump at 46-4 3/4.
Another busy week awaits UCI as the Anteaters compete in the Mt.
San Antonio College Relays Thursday through Saturday and in the
Pomona College Invitational Friday.