Aggies Shine In First Day At Cal-Nevada Championships

Matt Chisam advanced in three events on Friday at the Cal-Nevada Championships.
 
Matt Chisam advanced in three events on Friday at the Cal-Nevada Championships.
 

April 22, 2005

FRESNO, Calif. - Ryan Frank and Matt Chisam each qualified in three events to lead the Aggie men on Friday, while Jade Myles moved on in a pair for the women as UC Davis opened competition on Friday at the Cal-Nevada Championships, hosted by Fresno State.

Frank finished second in the discus prelims (162-4), sixth in the shot put (53-9) and fourth in the hammer (181-7), while Chisam moved on in the 110-meter hurdles (14.90), pole vault (15-3.75) and javelin (175-09). Myles advanced in both the long jump (18-0.5) and triple jump (36-11), finishing ninth in the prelims in both.

UC Davis had plenty of qualifiers on Friday, including Chris Chisam who was third in the javelin (185-11) and fifth in the discus (158-7).

The Aggie women had 11 qualifiers for Saturday finals, including Kim Beeson (2:15.59) and Marlene Avitia in the 800 (2:15.62), Gretchen Haussler (14.57) and Emily Azevedo (14.48) in the 100-meter hurdles and Jessica Lorson (1:03.28) and Rochelle Carter (1:02.81) in the 400 hurdles. Seante Baker (56.37) advanced in the 400.

Also advancing were Kim Gleeson in the shot put (43-0.5), and Stephanie Marks and Chelsey mauck who tied for fourth in the high jump at 5-3.75.

UC Davis men had three additional qualifiers on Friday night, including Josh Flexman who advanced in both the 100 (10.86) and 200 (21.87) and Chris Choate (48.80) and Alfred Gibbs (48.81) who qualified in the 400.

 

 

Among the Aggie women who qualified, Beeson was the lone winner of her heat, taking first in the second heat of the 800 while posting an Aggie-best time for the season. Baker's time in the 400 jumped her to No.8 on the program's all-time list. At the University of Oregon Invitational on Friday night, Will Merchad finished sixth in the 10,000 in 31:08.92 in a race which was won by former Aggie Steve Laurie (30:26.89).

CAL-NEVADA CHAMPIONSHIPS
Fresno, Calif.
Hosted by Fresno State
All events prelims unless noted

WOMEN

200 (H1) - 1. Deanna Goodwin, CSN, 24.38.... 6. Danielle Green, 25.73.

400 (H1) - 1. Jasmine Winfield, LBSU, 56.25... 2. Seante Baker, 56.37. (H3) - 1. Christine Spence, UNLV, 55.67... 7. Marisha Dixon, 59.57.

800 (H2) - 1. Kim Beeson, UCD, 2:15.59... 2. Marlene Avitia, 2:15.62; 5. Jenny Drady, 2:22.06.

5,000 - 1. Andrea Buckner, FSU, 17:20.49... 9. Eva Gut, 18:50.64.

100H (H1) - 1. Christrine Spence, UNLV, 13.84... 2. Gretchen Haussler, 14.57; 3. Caroline Sheldon, 14.90. (H2) - 1. Lynnae Samuels, CSDH, 14.13... 2. Emily Azevedo, 14.48; 6. Amy Purtle, 16.42. (H3) - 1. Miesha McClendon, UNLV, 14.12... 6. Natalie Russell, 16.09.

400H (H1) - 1. Christine Spence, UNLV, 59.91... 2. Jessica Lorson, 1:03.28; 4. Amy Purtle, 1:04.07. (H3) - 1. Destany Cearley, 1:02.04... 2. Rochelle Carter, 1:02.81; 5. Natalie Russell, 1:07.52.

HJ - 1. Emily Forsythe, 5-5.75... T4. Stephanie Marks, 5-3.75; Chelsey mauck, 5-3.75.

LJ - 1. Natoya Woods, CSN, 19-6.75... 9. Jade Myles, 18-0.5; 21. Laura Rombach, 16-7.

TJ- 1. Ashley Mathis, 38-9... 9. Jade Myles, 36-11.

SP - 1. April Burton, CSUB, 48-3.5... 7. Kim Gleeson, 43-0.5.

DT- 1. Cecila Barnes, CSB, 171-8... Kim Gleeson, FOUL.

HT - 1. April Burton, CSUB, 200-6... 19. Marisa Parker, 146-3.

MEN

100 (H2) - 1. Lamont Long, CSN, 10.82... 2. Josh Flexman, 10.86; 4. Kyle Auclair, 11.20; 6. Scott Lee, 11.57. (H4) - 1. Travis Morse, CSUS, 10.86... 6. Roland Chu, 11.41.

200 (H1) - 1. Chris Berrian, FSU, 21.56... 4. Kajari Burns, 22.35. (H3) - 1. Charles Lewis, LBSU, 21.72... 2. Josh Flexman, 21.87.

400 (H1) - 1. Kevin Fahie, CSN, 47.96... 4. Chris Choate, 48.80. (H2) - 1. Charles Lewis, LBSU, 47.49... 4. Alfred Gibbs, 48.81.

110H (H3) - 1. Anthony Brown, CSN, 14.24... 2. Matt Chisam, 14.90.

PV- T1. Roy Phelps, FSU, 15-3.75, Matt Chisam, 15-3.75; T12. Joey Farkash, 14-8.

LJ - Jeremy Garcia, CSN, 23-8... 11. Kyle Auclair, 21-11.5; T15. Grinil Khanna, 21-5.25.

TJ - 1. DaShalle Andrews, CSN, 49-3.75... 15. Grinil Khanna, 43-10.75.

SP - 1. Chris Figures, CSB, 60-4.5... 6. Ryan Frank, 53-9.

DT - 1. Ed Cornel, LBSU, 162-9... 2. Ryan Frank, 162-4; 5. Chris Chisam, 158-7.

HT - 1. Geoff Fong, SAC, 188-6... 4. Ryan Frank, 181-7.

JT- 1. Grady Guy, CLU, 203-6... 3. Chris Chisam, 185-11; 8. Matt Chisam, 175-9; 11. Shaun Countryman, 169-9.