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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Saturday, Jan 16
vs. Lumberjack Team ...
Flagstaff, AZ
Recap
Friday, Jan 22
vs. DeLoss Dodds ...
Manhattan, KS
Recap
Saturday, Jan 23
vs. DeLoss Dodds ...
Manhattan, KS
Recap
Friday, Jan 29
vs. Razorback ...
Fayetteville, AR
Recap
Saturday, Jan 30
vs. Razorback ...
Fayetteville, AR
Recap
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
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vs. Husky Classic
Seattle, WA
Saturday, Feb 20 - 7:00 AM PST
vs. Alex Wilson ...
Notre Dame, IN
Friday, Feb 26 - TBA PST
vs. MPSF Championships
Seattle, WA
Saturday, Feb 27 - TBA PST
vs. MPSF Championships
Seattle, WA
Saturday, Mar 05 - All Day PST
vs. Ben Brown ...
Fullerton, CA
Friday, Mar 11 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
Saturday, Mar 12 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
Tuesday, Mar 22 - 4:00 PM PST
vs. Jim Bush Collegiate ...
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 01 - 12:00 PM PST
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Apr 02 - 10:00 AM PST
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Apr 09 - 10:00 AM PST
vs. Rafer Johnson/Jackie ...
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Apr 14 - All Day PST
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
Friday, Apr 15 - All Day PST
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
Saturday, Apr 16 - All Day PST
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
Saturday, Apr 16 - 12:00 PM PST
vs. Texas A&M
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 22 - All Day PST
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Saturday, Apr 23 - All Day PST
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Sunday, May 01 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
vs. Occidental ...
Eagle Rock, CA
Sunday, May 08 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
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