Gauchos Head to Big West Combined Event Championships and Oxy Invite
May 5, 2011
Tomorrow three UCSB multi-event athletes will head to the Big West Combined Event Championships hosted by UC Irvine's Anteater Track. The competition will begin on Friday and conclude on Saturday. This meet will count as part of the Big West Championship series and points earned this weekend will carry over to the main portion of the meet which will take place on May 13-14 in Irvine, Calif.
Derek Masterson and Josh Codding will compete in the Decathlon and Maureen Ajoku will compete in the Heptathlon. Other athletes will head to Pasadena, Calif. to compete in the Occidental Invitational in preparation for the Big West Conference Championships.
Combined Event Schedule
Friday, May 6
Saturday, May 7
Live Results will be posted here.
Highlights of the meet include Mauren Ajoku tying the school record in the long jump at 19'4.75" and Jean Lightfoot's triple win in the shot put at 46'10.75" , hammer throw at 172'10" and broker her personal record in the discus by throwing 163'3". Beidi Beer ran 10.68 in the 100m dash and Ryan Martin ran 47.13 in the 400m.