Silverman and Landers Lead Bruin Men at UC San Diego Invitational

April 22, 2006

Complete Results

Senior Jeremy Silverman and junior Mike Landers led a small contingent of Bruin men at the UC San Diego Triton Invitational in La Jolla, CA on Saturday as both posted men top-five finishes in their respective events.

Silverman, who has battled back from a severe ankle sprain had a breakout meet, posting a four foot season-best and regional qualifying toss of 60-3 in the shot put. He placed fifth overall, but was the No. 2 collegiate finisher in the competition.

Also in the shot put, sophomore John Caulfield placed ninth with a throw of 55-10.50, sophomore Greg Garza was 18th (51-2.75) and freshman Vache Sevajian was 19th (51-0.25).

Landers was the top collegiate finisher in the pole vault (third overall) with a jump of 17-4.50. Junior David Shortenhaus picked up his regional qualifier with a season-best vault of 16-6.75 to finish seventh overall. Sophomore Zack Miller was 11th with a mark of 16-0.75.

In the discus competition, the Bruins found some very favorable winds as a lifetime-best and two season-best marks were achieved. Sophomore Greg Garza picked up a new lifetime-best with a throw of 186-10, improving nearly eight feet on his season-best mark (178-11) to finish 13th overall. Sophomore John Caulfield finished 18th with a throw of 184-4. Junior Jason Rider picked up a new season-best mark with a throw of 182-10 to finish 19th overall, while Silverman also picked up a season-best mark, throwing 165-9.

In 400m hurdle action, junior Michael Elbogen (55.50) and freshman Torsten Niegmann (55.88) ran lifetime-bests, while sophomore Jason Eiker-Wiles ran a season-best 57.50.

Freshmen Alex Pearlstone (22.18) and Garland West (22.50) ran season-best times in the 200m. West also ran a season-best 11.04 in the 100m, while Pearlstone ran 11.28. In the 400m, sophomore David Shipp ran 49.33.

Sophomore James Rhoades, competing in an off event, ran 1:54.02 in the 800m.

The Bruins will return home to host USC in the annual dual meet showdown on Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29. The hammer competition will be on Friday, with the remainder of the meet running on Saturday. The meet will be televised live on Fox Sports Prime Ticket from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm on Saturday.


EVENT INFORMATION
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Friday, Feb 05
vs. Frank Sevigne Husker ...
Lincoln, NE
Recap
Saturday, Feb 06
vs. Frank Sevigne Husker ...
Lincoln, NE
Recap
Friday, Feb 12
vs. Husky Classic
Seattle, WA
Recap
Saturday, Feb 13
vs. Husky Classic
Seattle, WA
Recap
Saturday, Feb 20
vs. Alex Wilson ...
Notre Dame, IN
Recap
Friday, Feb 26
vs. MPSF Championships
Seattle, WA
Recap
Saturday, Feb 27
vs. MPSF Championships
Seattle, WA
Recap
Friday, Mar 11
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
Recap
Saturday, Mar 12
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
Recap
Tuesday, Mar 22
vs. Jim Bush Collegiate ...
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
Friday, Apr 01
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
Friday, Apr 01
vs. The Legends Distance ...
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
Saturday, Apr 09
vs. Rafer Johnson/Jackie ...
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
LIVE NOW
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
-
Friday, Apr 15
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
Recap
LIVE NOW
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
-
Saturday, Apr 16
vs. Texas A&M
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
LIVE NOW
vs. Olympic Training ...
Chula Vista, CA
-
LIVE NOW
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
-
Saturday, Apr 23
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Recap
Sunday, May 01
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
vs. Occidental ...
Eagle Rock, CA
Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
Sunday, May 08 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
Saturday, May 14 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Seattle, WA
Sunday, May 15 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Seattle, WA
Thursday, May 26 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
Friday, May 27 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
Saturday, May 28 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
Wednesday, Jun 08 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
Thursday, Jun 09 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
Friday, Jun 10 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
Saturday, Jun 11 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS