Feb. 7, 2004
BOISE, Idaho - Josh Flexman set a school record in the 200-meter dash and Kyle Auclair did the same in the long jump during Saturday's United Heritage Indoor Track and Field Invitational hosted by Boise State, two of four school records set by the Aggies at a pair of meets.
At the Wolf Pack Invitational at Reno, Nev., Kim Gleeson won the shot put with an effort of 46 feet, 9.5 inches for another school mark, while Ryan Frank etched his name atop the 35-lb weight throw list with a toss of 60-6.
Flexman finished tied for 13th in the 200 at 21.92 seconds while Auclair went 23-7.25 in the long jump. UC Davis was making its season debut on Saturday.
Gleeson's mark eclipsed the old record of 44-10.75 set by Mchelle Reis in 1997, Frank surpassed Joe Borges who went 60-01 in the weight throw in 2000, Auclair moved up one spot to first in the long jump, moving past Bill Primbs who went 23-7 in 1993 and Flexman went ahead of Arnold Hardy who raced 22.29 in 1994.
Flexman tied for 13th on Saturday while Auclair was sixth. Frank finished third in the weight throw at Reno.
The United Heritage Invitational featured some of the top collegiate indoor track teams in the country, including LSU, Arizona State and Baylor
"It was a great meet," said women's coach Deanne Vochatzer. "With as many freshman as we had competing, we did a pretty good job.
"We certainly got our feet wet, not just by Division I teams but some of the best teams in the country."
Steve Laurie provided another highlight for the Aggies, finishing second in the mile in 4:14.42. Scott Lee finished the 60-meter hurdles in 7.29. Marlene Avitia was 12th in the 800 in 2;20.37, Angela Jensen was 17th in the 60-meter dash in 8.09 and Laura Romback was close behind her in 8.14. Emily Azevedo placed 18thin the 60 hurdles in 9.29.
At Reno, Gleeson beat Nevada's Stephanie Tietjen for first place in the shot put by a half-inch. Chelsey mauck also had a strong day, placing second in the high jump in 5-3.75, tying a lifetime best.
UC Davis finished fourth in the women's team standings and fifth on the men's side.
UNITED HERITAGE INDOOR INVITATIONAL
UC Davis results only
HJ - 1. Einar Hjartarson (SMU)... 9. Trevor Fox, 6-4.25.
800 - 1. Wil Fitts (BU), 1:51.79... 8. Kyle Dunst, 1:54.47..
LJ - Juane Armon (UCLA), 24-5.50... 6. Kyle Auclair, 23-7.25..
200 - 1. Muna Lee (LSU), 23.43... 21. Angela Jensen, 26.67; 22. Caroline Sheldon, 26.73; 23. Maka Agbo, 26.97; 24. Amaya Greenwood, 26.98; 25. Marisha Dixon, 27.10; 30. Laura Rombach, 27.40; 31. Dana Barbieri, 27.58..
800 - 1. Neisha Bernard-Thomas (LSU), 2:06.59... 12. Marlene Avitia, 2:20.37..
4x400 - 1. LSU, 3:39.57... 8. UC Davis A, 4:02.17; 10. UC Davis B, 4:03.62..
HJ - 1. Miruna Mataoanu (BSU), 5-8.75... T8. Stephanie Marks, 5-5..
LJ- T1, April Hollines (BU), Renee Williams (UCLA), 20-6.5... 12. Laura Rombach, 16-11.50..
WOLF PACK INVITATIONAL
UC Davis results only
TEAM - 1. Nevada, 291.5...4. UC Davis, 20..
HJ - 1. Jenny Moore (FSU), 5-5.75... 2. Cheslea Mauck, 5-3.75..
TEAM - 1. Cal St. Bakersfield, 128... 5. UC Davis 18..
SP - Chris Figures (CSUB0, 59-10.25... 9. Ryan Frank, 48-8..