February 19, 2013

2013 Titan Indoor Track and Field Season in Review

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For the Titans' Indoor Track and Field program, the 2013 season was certainly one people can feel good about, as the squad managed to break four school records, one meet record, and boasted 18 top-four finishes in just four meets.

 

FullertonTitans.com now takes a look back at the 2013 Titans:

 

Sprinters and Hurdlers

 

Ashley Sims, Katie Wilson, Deena Pierce were the clear leaders of this productive group, as the three combined to break three school-best marks.

 

Sims collected two top-four finishes in the 55-meter dash, including a first place finish at the Run for the Dream Invitational, after recording a school-record breaking time of 7.11. She also ran a team-best time of 7.68 in the 60-meter dash at the NAU Invitational and a team-best mark of 24.91 in the 200-meter dash, also at the NAU Invitational.

 

Wilson broke a school record of her own, placing second in the 600-meter dash, while posting a time of 1:25.06 at the Run for the Dream Invitational. She also recorded a team-best time of 55.61 in the 400-meter dash at the Husky Classic.

 

Pierce broke the school record in the 55-meter hurdles, as she recorded a time of 8.12 and placed second at the Run for the Dream Invitational. She also recorded a team-best mark in the 60-meter hurdle, with a time of 8.86 at the NAU Invitational.

 

The 4x400 relay team produced its best finish of the season at the NAU Invitational, as the group of Wilson, Morgan Thompson, Sims, and Tenia Sebastian led the Titans to a first place finish with a time of 3:51.46.

 

Distance Runners

 

The Titans saw success with this group as well with Lexie Bravo breaking the school record in the 5000-meter in her very first time running the event, recording a time of 18:02.99 at the Husky Classic.

 

Katie Bathgate and Lauren McIntyre both broke previous meet records in the 3000-meter at the Run for the Dream Invitational, as they recorded times of 10:11.23 and 10:14.94 respectively.

 

Ana Valdovinos ran a team-best time of 5:13:07 in the mile run at the Husky Classic, while Tijerra Lynch recorded a team-best mark of 2:27.15 in the 800-meter run at the Run for the Dream Invitational to round out the top performances in the group.

 

Throwers, Jumpers, and Pole Vault

 

Jasmyne Davis, Amanda Mercado, and Kara Kalmar led this group, as Davis recorded team-bests in both the triple (39-00.25) and the long jump (17-02.25) at the Husky Classic.

 

Mercado managed to record team-bests in the weight throw and shot put. She recorded a toss of 38-04.75 in the shot put and placed ninth at the Run for the Dream Invitational, while she finished seventh in the weight throw at the NAU Invitational with a toss of 46-09.50.

 

Kalmar represented the Titans in the pole vault, and recorded a season best leap of 10-11.75, while placing seventh at the Run for the Dream Invitational.