Nellie Hammons finished first in the 800 meters on Saturday, March 22.
March 24, 2003
TEMPE, Ariz. - The Utah outdoor track and field team finished competition at the Baldy Castillo Invitational on Saturday, March 22. The Utes kicked off the 2003 outdoor season with strong performances from athletes on both sides.
Leading the way for the women were Nellie Hammons, Katie Decker, Jen Jackman, and Elise Greenwood. Hammons, who had a very successful indoor season, began her outdoor season with a win in the 800 meters (2:10.81). Decker finished second in the high jump with a height of 1.70 meters. Jackman had a great meet finishing third in the 400-meter hurdles. Her time of 1:01.36 is a new personal record and ranks third on Utah's all-time list. Jackman's performance also qualified her for the NCAA Regional Championships. Greenwood finished third in the 5,000-meter run, while notching a time of 17:50.76.
On the men's side, Jeff Davidson led the team by placing second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. His time of 9:13.42 was a new personal record and ranks seventh on Utah's all-time list. Colby Frazier also had a good meet placing third in the 1,500-meter run and seventh in the 800-meter run.
Women's Results 100-Meter Hurdles 3. Kristy Slade (15.20) 4. Aubry Slade (15.69) 6. Jen Berry (16.58) 100-Meter Dash 18. Katy Barton (13.22) 20. Meagan Anderson (13.60) 21. Catherine Scalley (13.71) 200-Meter Dash 35. Jen Jackman (27.09) 38. Kristy Slade (27.39) 400-Meter Hurdles 3. Jen Jackman (1:01:36) 400-Meter Dash 10. Jen Jackman (58.17) 800-Meter Run 1. Nellie Hammons (2:10.81) 12. Kristin Taylor (2:22.80) 13. Nicki Hugie (2:25.15) 1500-Meter Run 13. Nellie Hammons (4:44.13) 18. Kristin Taylor (4:48.51) 21. Ashlee Warnick (5:04.06) 5,000-Meter Run 3. Elise Greenwood (17:50.76) 9. Julie Osguthorpe (18:38.65) 10. Jen Osguthorpe (18:42.45) Pole Vault 4. Autumn Smith (3.36m) 6. Trisha Wagner (J3.36m) High Jump 2. Katie Decker (1.70m) 3. Nicole Mancinelli (1.65m) 5. Aubry Startin (J1.65m) Long Jump (Finals) 4. Kristy Slade (5.67m) Long Jump (Prelims) 4. Kristy Slade (5.67m) 13. Catherine Scalley (4.95m) 14. Katy Barton (4.82m) 20. Jen Berry (4.38m) Triple Jump (Finals) 7. Jen Berry (10.43m) 8. Katy Barton (10.26m) 9. Meagan Anderson (9.86m) Triple Jump (Prelims) 7. Jen Berry (10:42m) 8. Katy Barton (9.99m) 9. Meagan Anderson (9.86m) Men's Results
800-Meter Run 5. Torin Koos (1:54.12) 7. Colby Frazier (1:54.62) 11. Jeff Davidson (1:56.32) 1,500-Meter RunColby Frazier (3:56.21) 4. Torin Koos (3:57.46) 23. Taylor Price (4:12.80) 3,000-Meter Run Steeplechase 2. Jeff Davidson (9:13.42)