TRACK & FIELD WINS TWO EVENTS, SETS 13 TOP 10 MARKS AT HUSKY OPEN
Alberto Millan (seen here in the shot put) finished first in the weight throw at the Husky Open.
SEATTLE — A day after setting four school records at the Flotrack Husky Classic, the Sacramento State track and field teams returned to action at the Husky Open on Sunday at Dempsey Indoor on the University of Washington campus.
Sunday's meet saw a pair of Hornets win event titles highlighted by freshman Anthony Williams who cleared 6-10.75 in the high jump. The mark is the third best in school history and the third highest in the Big Sky this season.
The other event title belonged to Alberto Millan who won the weight throw with a toss of 58-00.25.
Along with Williams and Millan, Sacramento State also accounted for 21 top five finishes and 13 school top 10 marks.
Chris Romo followed his PR in the 3K on Saturday by running the mile in 4:13.87 to finish third at the meet. His time also moves him into sixth place in school history. Zack Kaylor also cracked the top 10 in the 800 with a time of 1:53.40 which places him seventh in the Hornet record book.
In the field events, Billy Eng and Oleg Ryabokorovka each cleared 6-06.75 to tie for third. Ryabokorovka's effort established a new personal best and moved him into a tie for seventh at Sacramento State.
Freshman Marcus Sannadan also PRed in two throwing events. Sannadan had a shot put of 52-10.25 and a weight throw of 53-05.50 to finish fourth and ninth, respectively. His shot put is the fourth longest from a Hornet all-time while his weight throw ranks 10th.
Kyle Fraley bettered his previous high in the pole vault by clearing 14-11.00 which tied him with teammate Brett Thompson for eighth place at the meet. Fraley is now ninth at Sacramento State.
For the women, the Hornets had two top five finishes in the 60-hurdles, 200, long jump and shot put. Senior Ify Agwuenu was third in the shot put (47-09.25) and weight throw (59-05.75) while Moira Robinson finished second in the long jump (18-10.50).
Erinn Jones finished fifth in the shot with a career best of 46-07.25 to move into fourth place in school history. Sarah Yoldi moved into sixth place at Sacramento State with a weight throw of 55-06.50.
Freshman Dominique Whittington was third in the 200 after running 25.01. Fellow freshman Brianna Cole and Caprice Powell were fifth and eighth with PRs that cracked the program top 10. Cole ran 25.29 which ranks eighth while Powell posted a time of 25.43 to tie for 10th.
Veronica Stinnett improved her career best in the 800 with a time of 2:15.73 to rank eighth in the Hornet record book. Rachel Mitchell, who set the school record in the 3K on Saturday, moved into 10th in the mile after running 5:08.08.
Sacramento State will take the next week off before traveling to Flagstaff, Ariz., for the Big Sky Conference Championships on Feb. 24-25.