Rebels Claim Nine First-Place Finishes
March 25, 2012
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March 25, 2012
REBELS CLAIM NINE FIRST-PLACE FINISHES
UNLV racks up three relay wins, six individual titles at Pasadena Games this weekend.
PASADENA, Calif. (UNLVRebels.com) - The UNLV track & field team racked up nine first-place finishes at this weekend's Pasadena Games hosted by Pasadena City College at Robinson Stadium. The Rebels claimed the top spot in three relays (4x100, 4x400 and 4x800), while six individuals finished first in their respective events.
Besides UNLV taking first in nine of the 17 competitions, the Rebels had 38 top-eight finishes.
Kelsey Williamson claimed first place in the 800m (2:07.75 - personal best) besides running legs of the 4x400 (3:47.44) and 4x800 (9:20.31). Williamson was second in the 400 (55.11 PB).
Secoral Yanez teamed with Williamson in the 4x400 and also helped the 4x100 to its first-place finish. Individually, Yanez claimed the top spot in the 200 (24.34 PB).
Brett Zorich ran a leg of the first-place 4x400 and 4x800 relays and finished second in the 800m (2:08.15 PB) and third in the 400 (55.12 PB).
Christine Lowe rounded out the 4x400 quartet and won the 400m hurdles (59.18 PB).
Ashley Henry finished first in the high jump with a measurement of 5-6.92 (1.70m).
UNLV returns to action next week in Austin, Texas at the Texas Relays from March 28-31.
UNLV Results at Pasadena Games: Individuals & Relays
100m 07. Zadia Bryant 12.19 10. Ashley Franklin 12.51 11. Olivia Hudson 12.85
400m College 05. Rhea Hill 1:01.26
1500m 01. Alison Bartosch 4:38.79
4x100m 01. UNLV 45.63 -Bryant, Yanez, Anunkor, Blok
4x400m 01. UNLV "A" 3:47.44 -Yanez, Zorich, Lowe, Williamson 03. UNLV "B" 3:58.48 -Roach, Bartosch, Affeld, Hill 07. UNLV "C" 4:16.75 -Allen, Honeycutt, Holly, Estrada
4x800m 01. UNLV 9:20.31 -Allen, Honeycutt, Zorich, Williamson