represents the Olympic qualifying standard in the event in his second meet
since transferring from
Simon Wardhaugh and
Jarrod Stevens went 1-2 in the weight throw, with Wardhaugh claiming a
provisional mark of 20.85 meters and Stevens finishing with a mark of
18.68. Savvas Diakonikolas finished
second in the long jump today with another provisional mark of 25-5.25. Diakonikolas's jump was also the second best
in Bronco indoor history, behind only Eugene Greene's jump of 25-10.75 in 1990. Diakonikolas was also second in the triple to
Grinnell with a provisional mark of 50-11 while Zacharias Arnos was third for a
Eleni Kafourou improved upon her provisional mark of last week in the triple jump in winning the event this afternoon with a mark of 42-3.5, more than four feet better than her nearest competitor. Kafourou also finished fourth in the long jump to three Pac-10 opponents.
Brian Pierre captured first place in his first collegiate race, the men's 3000-meter run, with a time of 8:39.93. Freshman Kevin Higgs and senior Cody Eaton tied for second in the mile with times of 4:16.5. Senior Nick Cunningham was third in the 200 with a 21.88 while Marlon Douglas tied for fourth in the 60-meter dash with a 7.01.
Paige Olivetti and Nataucha Lowry went one-two in the 400 meters for another Bronco highlight. Olivetti completed the distance in 57.03 with Lowry finishing in 57.56. Megan Olivetti and Lowry finished fourth and fifth, respectively, in the 200, behind only three sprinters from the Pac-10. Megan also recorded a tie for third in the 60-meter hurdles in 8.79. Junior star Kayleen McDowell was within a second of Arizona's Christine Rodgers to finish a strong second in the 800 with a time of 2:16.58.
The NCAA National Indoor Championships will be
held Mar. 14-15, at
The Broncos continue the indoor season with the
United Heritage Classic Feb. 1-2, at the