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Richardson & Storm Capture Event Titles at Tyson Invite and Husky Classic
Courtesy: UCLA Athletics  
Release:  02/12/2011

Feb. 12, 2011

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Husky Classic Results

Ke'Nyia Richardson and Ida Storm highlighted the women's track and field team as both posted individual event wins at two separate meets on Saturday.

Richardson was the top finisher in the triple jump at the Tyson Invite with a mark of 40-9.50. Storm, who was competing in the 20-lb weight throw for the first time in her career, won the event at the Husky Classic with a very solid toss of 65-4.75. The Swede's toss was one of the top 15 marks in the NCAA and around a foot shy of the Swedish National Record. That mark is also the top throw my a freshman this season.

Also in Fayetteville, the 4x400m relay team of Joy Eaton, Ashlea McLaughlin, Turquoise Thompson and Breyonna Hunter were sixth overall with a season-best time of 3:36.77. That marks ranks 17th in the NCAA this season. The distance medley relay team of Tamara Purpura, Briana Barlow, Tiffany LaMar and Paisley Pettway were third with a time of 11:47.33. Melissa Skiba was third in the invite 3000m with a time of 9:40.12.

Over in Seattle, Bruin alum Tori Pena tied for first in the pole vault with a clearance of 13-11.75. Allison Koressel tied for eighth with a lifetime-best of 12-10. In the high jump, Mariah Gibson and Alexis Walker tied for seventh with equal clearances of 5-6.

The Bruins will take next week off as they prepare for the MPSF Indoor Championships, held February 25-26 in Seattle, WA

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