Throwers, Middle Sprinters Top Track Efforts
April 27, 2008
Los Angeles, Calif. - Throwers and sprinters had the best performances for Cal State Fullerton at the Tommie "Tiny" Lister Classic track and field meet Saturday at Cal State Los Angeles with the throws Friday at Fullerton.
Ciara Short had a breakout meet for the Titans, winning her section of the 200 meter dash in a career best 24.71 and posting another personal best in the 400 meters at 55.44. For the men, Lawrence Trice excelled in the same events, setting career bests at 21.39 and 48.25, respectively. His 200 time was just .04 off the NCAA Regional qualifying time of 21.35.
Most of the other highlights came in field events. Julius Joseph had career bests in the shot put (49 feet, 9 1/4 inches), discus (146 feet, 8 inches) and hammer (156 feet, 11 inches). Nick Longo also had a P.R. in the latter event at 176 feet, 1 inch.
For the women, Jameena Hunt broke her own school record of 159 feet, 10 inches in the hammer with a best throw of 167 feet, 5 inches, to place second.