Bruin Results from the Oxy Invitational
May 11, 2003
In preparation for the upcoming Pac-10 Championships (May 17-18), the Bruins competed at the Oxy Invitational, held May 10 in Eagle Rock, CA.
The Bruin women had three winners on the day. Junior Melissa McBain won the 1500m in a season best and NCAA Regional Qualifying time of 4:30.71. Freshman Sheena Gordon won the triple jump in a seasonal best 41-5.25 (12.63m). And, senior Chaniqua Ross won the discus with a NCAA Regional Qualifying mark of 180-9 (55.10m).
Sophomore Jessica Cosby placed second in the shot put (53-9.75/16,40m) behind former Bruin great Seilala Sua (57-9.50/17.61m). And, junior Cari Soong placed second in the hammer (top collegiate finisher) with a personal best throw of 211-4 (64.41m, NCAA Regional Qualifier)
Results (* - indicates NCAA Regional Qualifying mark)
100mH (no wind indicated) - 9. Mani Reffell, 15.04
HJ - 5T. Caroline Sommers, 5-5 (1.65m)
PV - 4. Jackie Nguyen, 12-0 (3.66m); 6T. Jenea Russ, 11-0.25 (3.36m)
TJ (no wind indicated) - 1. Sheena Gordon, 41-5.25 (12.63m)
DT - 1. Chaniqua Ross, 180-9 (55.10m)
HT - 2. Cari Soong, 211-4 (64.41m)
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