Chelsea Johnson and Renee Williams Lead Bruins at United Heritage Invitational
Feb. 7, 2004
At the 2004 United Heritage Invitational, hosted by Boise State, at Jacksons Track/Idaho Sports Center, sophomore Chelsea Johnson and true freshman Renee Williams were the top Bruin performers of the day.
Johnson won the pole vault for the second weekend in row with a NCAA automatic qualifying mark of 13-9.25 (4.20m). Williams, in her first competition as a Bruin, won the long jump with a provisional qualifying mark of 20-6.50 (4.20m).
Other top performers of the day were seniors Cari Soong, Sheena Johnson and Sani Roseby, juniors Candice Baucham, Jessica Cosby and Jamie Kolar and redshirt freshman Jenna Timinsky. Soong placed second in the weight throw with an automatic mark of 67-4.75 (20.54m). In her first meet of the indoor season, Johnson ran a provisional 8.21 in the 60m hurdles' prelims. In the finals, she placed second in 8.34. Roseby placed third in the 60m hurdles in a provisional 8.40. In the 60m, she was sixth (7.57). Baucham was second in the triple jump with a personal best and provisional mark of 42-9 (13.03m). Cosby placed third in the weight throw with a provisional mark of 63-0.25 (19.21m) and was fifth in the shot put (53-1.75/16.20m). Kolar placed second in the pole vault with a provisional height of 12-11.75 (3.96m). And, Timinsky placed third in the 800m in 2:14.01.
The Bruins' next meets are Saturday, February 14. Squads will compete at the Pac-10 Indoor Invitational, held in Seattle, WA, and the Virginia Tech Invitational in Blacksburg, VA.
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