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Track And Field Teams Take 5th At SCC 6-Way Meet

Track And Field Teams Take 5th At SCC 6-Way Meet image

The Pasadena City College men's and women's track and field teams each placed fifth Feb. 26 in a South Coast Conference 6-way meet held at Long Beach City College.

PCC's only event victory came in the women's 800 meters when freshman Tracee van der Wyk raced a time of 2:21.37 to capture first place. Van der Wyk (pictured) also placed third in the 3,000 meters (10:42.19).

In the men's competition, freshman Isaiah Sims raced a 49.45 seconds time to take second place in the 400-meter dash. The 4x400 meter relay of Demetrius Hinton, Sims, Mandella Williams, and Richard Zarazua took third at 3:25.79. Zarazua grabbed fourth in the 800 meters at 1:58.17 while sophomore Ernesto Rodriguez placed fourth in the 3,000 meters at 9:04.46.

The following are the rest of the results for PCC athletes at LBCC in event order:

WOMEN

1,500 meters--Rebecca Nunez, 9th, 5:11.48; Abby Read, 15th, 5:30.76

100 meters--Tasia Butler, 11th, 13.68; RaiAnne Bowlin, 12th, 13.79

800 meters--Nunez, 7th, 2:29.41

200 meters--Bowlin, 15th, 28.74; Butler, 16th, 28.75

3,000 meters--Read, 7th, 11:49.80

Discus throw--Brittany Segovia, 15th, 68-10

Javelin throw--Segovia, 12th, 60-8

MEN

4x100 meter relay--PCC, 5th, 44.11 (Sims, Hinton, Williams, Jonathan Cushman)

1,500 meters--McKinley Murphy, 12th, 4:29.57; Danny Verdin, 28th, 4:55.54

400 meters--Hinton, 10th, 52.01

100 meters--Elvis Ibarra, 12th, 12.53

800 meters--Gary Terzian, 9th, 2:06.6; Robert Carbajal, 19th, 2:19.09; Verdin, 22nd, 2:26.7

400 meter hurdles--Daniel Rodriguez, 11th, 1:01.91

200 meters--Ibarra, 26th, 26.12

3,000 meters--Murphy, 18th, 9:35.85; Carbajal, 30th, 10:34.43

4x400 meter relay--PCC B squad, 11th, 3:55.87 (Alexander Brown, Cushman, Yun Kim, Rodriguez)

Long jump--Cushman, 6th, 20-3

Shot put--Christopher Carias, 15th, 31-10.25

Discus throw--Carias, 16th, 71-8

Release Date: 03/02/10
Robert Lewis, Sports Information
Phone: 626-585-7018, Email: rmlewis@pasadena.edu