April 28, 2013

Little; Bathgate Win Steeplechase at Steve Scott Invitational

Full Meet Results (PDF)

IRVINE, Calif.---The Cal State Fullerton track and field team boasted another solid outing over the weekend at the Steve Scott Invitational, as Katie Bathgate and Jeff Little each collected wins in the 3000-meter steeplechase.

 

Little's time of 9:39.30 currently ranks 10th in the Big West, while Bathgate's mark of 11:17.26 is good for ninth in the conference.

 

The Fullerton men tallied up 167 points as a team to win the meet, while the women collected 80 points and placed fifth.

 

Ashley Sims ran a season-best 24.07 and placed fourth in the 200-meter relay, which ranks fifth in the conference, while Katie Wilson also finished fourth and recorded a time of 54.84 in the 400-meter relay. The time ranks fourth in the Big West.

 

AJ Pulice ran a season-best time of 1:51.99 and placed fourth in the 800-meter, currently giving him the seventh-best time in the league. Javon May also recorded a season-best 52.21 and finished third in the 400-meter hurdles. The time is the third-best in the Big West and ranks 31st in the NCAA West Region.

 

Tenia Sebastian also performed well in the 400-meter hurdles, as she ran a personal best 1:03.41, recording the 11th best time of in the conference.

 

Walter Whitaker (6.93m) and Sean Foelich (6.84m) highlighted things for Fullerton's field athletes, as each recorded season-bests in the long jump and finished fifth and seventh respectively. Whitaker also took third place in the triple jump with a leap of 14.49m.

 

Both the men (3:14.23) and women's (3:45.08) 4x400-meter relay squads also notched season-best times to put them at fifth and fourth in the Big West respectively.

 

The Titans now turn their attention to the OXY Invitational in Eagle Rock, Calif. this Saturday.