Shanieka Thomas Wins Triple Jump at Tempe Tri-Meet
April 14, 2012
TEMPE, Ariz. - Shanieka Thomas won the triple jump and three others set San Diego State all-time top-10 marks to lead the Aztec track and field team Saturday at the ASU-LSU-SDSU Tri-Meet in Tempe, Ariz.
Thomas beat out four other entrants with a leap of 42 feet, 2 ¼ inches. She came into the weekend with the second-best mark in the country at 42-11.
Whitney Ashley finished second in both the shot put (52-06.00) and the discus throw (180-01). The mark of 180-01 in the discus was the fourth-best mark in program history.
Two others joined Ashley with all-time top-10 marks. Holly Waseloff was third in the pole vault, clearing 12-09.00, which is tied for the ninth-best mark in school history. Ellie Fanaika, meanwhile, was seventh in the hammer throw with the second-best mark ever at SDSU of 180-01.
Allison Reaser will compete in the Mt. SAC heptathlon (April 17-18), and will join the rest of the San Diego State team at the Mt. SAC Relays (April 19-20) and the Beach Invitational (April 21).
ASU-LSU-SDSU Tri-Meet Results
April 14, 2012 - Tempe, Ariz.
No Team Scores
Individual Results (SDSU events only)
200 Meters (9 entrants)
1. Jasmine Chaney (Unattached) - 23.62
8. Shanieka Thomas (SDSU) - 25.09
1,500 Meters (4 entrants)
1. Kauren Tarver (LSU) - 4:38.63
2. Josefine Koskinen (SDSU) - 4:43.43
400-Meter Hurdles (2 entrants)
1. Kayla Sanchez (ASU) - 1:00.38
2. Maya Carter (SDSU) - 1:05.75
Pole Vault (10 entrants)
1. Rachel Laurent (LSU) - 13-05.75
3. Holly Waseloff (SDSU) - 12-09.00 (T-9th all-time)
5. Kelsy Hintz (SDSU) - 12-04.75
6. Heather Arseneau (SDSU) - 12-00.50
8. Moriah Roberge (SDSU) - 11-08.00