Men's Track & Field Competes Well at Oxy Invite

May 5, 2012

Oxy Invite Results

Several members of the men's track and field team were in action on Saturday at the Oxy Invite in Eagle Rock.

Assistant coach Forest Braden won the 5000m race in a time of 13:45.04, while junior Alec Govi was seventh (14:23.57).

In the 1500m, sophomore Philip MacQuitty ran a lifetime-best of 3:48.09 to finish seventh overall. Govi was 10th as he also ran a lifetime-best (3:48.71).

Freshman Pete Lauderdale tied for ninth in the 400m with a time of 47.94. Fellow freshmen Sean Burd (13th, 48.04), Andre' Chapman (16th, 48.51), Laijon White (18th, 48.78) and Wally Rodriguez (21st, 49.20) all ran season-bests in the 400m.

In the 800m, senior Jonathan Simmons ran a season-best of 1:50.99 for 17th overall. Junior Steven Norton tied for 19th as he ran a lifetime-best of 1:51.10. Sophomore Daniel Rosales ran a lifetime-best of 9:17.04 in the steeple to finish third overall.

In field events, freshman Aleksander Koch was third in the high jump as he equaled his lifetime-best with a clearance of 6-4. In the long jump, redshirt freshman Andrew Huusfeldt was eighth (22-9.75), while frosh Ahmed Mahmood was ninth (22-8). Mahmood was also 10th in the triple jump with a mark of 44-5.50.

The men's squad will not turn their focus to the post-season as they head to Eugene, OR next weekend (May 12-13) for the inaugural Pac-12 Championship.


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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
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Saturday, Apr 02
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Saturday, Apr 09
vs. Rafer Johnson/Jackie ...
Los Angeles, CA
Recap
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vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
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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
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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
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