College Roundup: Jock breaks school record in 800

April 16, 2011


Mt. SAC Relays

WALNUT — UC Irvine junior Charles Jock won the Invitational Elite 800-meter race Saturday afternoon at Mt. San Antonio College.

Jock broke his school record from last season with a time of 1 minute, 45.19 seconds, which is the top mark in the United States and fourth in the world this year. Fred Samoei of Alabama was second in 1:45.52 and Tetlo Emmen, running unattached, finished third in 1:46.63.

Jock broke Steve Scott's 32-year-old school record in the 800 in March 2010 and posted a top time last year of 1:45.65.


Jock earned All-America honors last year and was a gold-medalist in the 800 meters for the U.S. at last July's North American, Central American and Caribbean U-23 Championships. He was also named the 2010 Big West Conference Athlete of the Year in men's track.



UC Irvine def. UC San Diego

La Jolla — Middle blocker Kevin Wynne had a season-high seven kills and six blocks to lead the No. 3-ranked Anteaters to a 25-19, 25-15, 25-21 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation win Satuday.

UCI (18-11, 14-8 in the MPSF) extends its winning streak to six.

Opposite Carson Clark hit .588 with 11 kills while adding five digs and three block assists. Outside hitter Jordan DuFault added eight kills and four blocks and outside hitter Cory Yoder added seven kills. Middle blocker Scott Kevorken had five block assists to go with three kills and setter Anthony Spittle totaled 29 set assists and four block assists.. Libero Will Thomas recorded five digs.

Phill Bannan, a Corona del Mar High product, had 36 set assists and six digs for No. 11 UC San Diego (9-20, 5-17).

UCI, the fourth seed in the MPSF Tournament, will play host to fifth-seeded Hawaii Saturday at 7 p.m. in Crawford Court. Tickets go on sale Monday at 10 a.m. at the Bren Center.



Pacific 6, UC Irvine 4

STOCKTON — The Tigers scored two runs in the seventh, while the Anteaters went scoreless during the last three innings of the Big West Conference game Saturday.

D.J. Crumlich went two for five with one run batted in and one run scored, while Brian Hernandez went two for four with one RBI and Drew Hillman was two for four with one run scored for UCI (22-9, 5-3 in conference).

The Anteaters matched Pacific with 10 hits.



COSTA MESA — Tyson Leighton went two for three with one run batted in and one run scored to help Vanguard spilt a Golden State Athletic Conference doubleheader with Cal Baptist Saturday.

Daily Pilot Articles Daily Pilot Articles