Nicole Peters took fourth in the 5,000 meters
April 16, 2011
By Chris Feller
Athletic Media Relations
WALNUT, Calif. - Nicole Peters placed fourth in the women's 5,000-meter run and the Colorado State outdoor track and field team finished up a weekend of competition at the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif., and the Beach Invitational in Long Beach, Calif.
"It was a lot of track and field," said Head Coach Brian Bedard, "some athletes competed in all three meets."
Peters finished the event in 16 minutes, 48.46 seconds, setting a season best for the Rams.
Jessica Sharbono earned a 10th-place finish in the discus, with a throw of 156 feet, 2 inches. Teammate Elizabeth Johnson came in 18th, with a toss of 149-05.
"We had good weather and good competition," added Bedard. "A lot of athletes took advantage of that."
At the Beach Invitational, Colorado State excelled in the throwing events. Sharbono won the discus, with a toss of 169-02. Tyson Williams also recorded another victory for the Rams, winning the shot put with a throw of 58-07.25. Cameron Carter also performed well, finishing second in the discus, with a distance of 184-08.
Ryan Wasilawski took fifth in the triple jump, with a distance of 48-02.
Kalie Kirk finished 11th in the women's 100-meter hurdles, with a time of 14.32. Trevor Brown placed eighth in the men's 110-meter hurdles, with a time of 14.47.
Seth Butler continues to impress in the 800-meter run, taking fifth, in 1:50.75.
The Rams return home next weekend to host two meets at Jack Christiansen Track.
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