Walker Wins High Jump at Oxy Invitational
May 5, 2012
Alexis Walker highlighted the women's track and field team on Saturday at the Oxy Invitational in Eagle Rock as the sophomore won the high jump with a season-best clearance of 5-10.50. Walker's clearance moves her into a tie for 26th in the NCAA this season.
Also in the high jump, freshman Zibby Boyer cleared a season-high of 5-6 to tie for fourth overall.
In the pole vault, junior Allison Koressel tied for second with a clearance of 12-8.25. Redshirt freshman Michelle Urabe tied for third with junior Liz Goodrich as Urabe cleared a lifetime-best of 12-4.50. Freshman Elena Clarke and junior Karlye Marshall tied for 10th with clearances of 11-4.50.
On the track, several Bruins posted season or lifetime-best performances. In the high hurdles, frosh Katherine Salcido equaled her lifetime-best of 14.08 to finish ninth overall. Junior Sarah Toberty ran a lifetime-best of 4:28.04 in the 1500m to finish fifth overall. Freshman Bronte Golick was the top Bruin finisher in the 5000m, placing 13th with a lifetime-best of 17:14.74. In the 800m, sophomore Paisley Pettway was ninth in a time of 2:09.00, while junior Danielle Low ran a lifetime-best of 2:09.37 for 10th overall.
The Bruins now shift their focus to the post-season as the team will head to Oregon next weekend (May 12-13) to compete in the inaugural Pac-12 Championship.
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