Josefine Koskinen Wins 1,500 at Triton Invite

April 27, 2013

Complete Results

PHILADELPHIA/LA JOLLA, Calif. - The No. 21 San Diego State track and field team competed in the final day of both the Penn Relays and Triton Invitational Saturday, posting numerous collegiate and season bests in the process.

At the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Kristen Brown finished eighth in the 100-meter hurdles championship with a time of 13.69 seconds. Brown had qualified for the championship after taking seventh in the prelims in 13.68 on Friday.

The 4x400-meter relay team of Shanieka Thomas, Maderia Toatley, Deyna Roberson and Renetia James initially ran a time of 3:35.42 in the college division, which would have been third and ranked sixth all-time in program history, but the team was disqualified.

At the Triton Invitational in nearby La Jolla, Josefine Koskinen won the 1,500 in a season-best time of 4:37.20, besting 17 other competitors. She also took 11th in the 400 in a collegiate PR of 57.92.

In the Leon Roach Pole Vault Invitational, Karen Snapper cleared 12 feet, 10 inches (3.91m) to finish third of 11 entrants with a PR. Heather Hamilton of Toronto won the event at 13-07.25 (4.15m).

Other top-five marks on the day went to Thoraya Maronsey in the triple jump (second, wind-aided 38-06.75 (11.75m)), Jessica McCall in the 1,500 (third, 4:47.31), Laura Vazquez in the 3,000 (third, 10:44.70), Brittany Bozeman in the long jump (third, season-best 18-08.50 (5.70m)), Hannah Sawatzki in the 3,000 (fourth, 10:47.92) and Maya Carter in the 400-meter hurdles (fifth, collegiate-best 1:02.81).

In its final meet before the Mountain West Championships, SDSU will compete in the Occidental Invitational on Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m. PT.

Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
Saturday, April 27, 2013

100-Meter Hurdles (championship) (out of nine entrants)
1. Donique' Flemings (Texas A&M) - 13.11
8. Kristen Brown (SDSU) - 13.69

4x400-Meter Relay (college) (out of eight teams)
1. Coastal Carolina - 3:34.23
--. SDSU (Shanieka Thomas, Maderia Toatley, Deyna Roberson, Renetia James) - DQ

Triton Invitational
La Jolla, Calif.
Saturday, April 27, 2013

200 Meters (out of 32 entrants)
1. Kelly Fogarty (Movin Shoes) - 23.32
23. Brittany Bozeman (SDSU) - 27.12

400 Meters (out of 16 entrants)
1. Jackie Rose (Movin Shoes) - 52.97
11. Josefine Koskinen (SDSU) - 57.92 (collegiate best)
15. Chelsea Kruthers (SDSU) - 1:02.82 (collegiate debut)

800 Meters (out of 29 entrants)
1. Sabrina Pimentel (UC San Diego) - 2:11.51
23. Rachel Roesgen (SDSU) - 2:26.48 (collegiate debut)
29. Amanda Okun (SDSU) - 2:38.33

1,500 Meters (out of 18 entrants)
1. Josefine Koskinen (SDSU) - 4:37.20 (season best)
3. Jessica McCall (SDSU) - 4:47.31
6. Rachel Roesgen (SDSU) - 4:54.54 (collegiate best)
17. Amy Reaser (SDSU) - 5:17.97

3,000 Meters (out of 11 entrants)
1. Ashton Padberg (San Diego) - 10:17.35
3. Laura Vazquez (SDSU) - 10:44.70
4. Hannah Sawatzki (SDSU) - 10:47.92
8. Melissa Wendorf (SDSU) - 11:08.18

100-Meter Hurdles (out of 15 entrants)
1. Kori Carter (Stanford) - 13.50
7. Brittany Bozeman (SDSU) - 14.85

400-Meter Hurdles (out of 15 entrants)
1. Sarah Wells (Toronto) - 56.94
5. Maya Carter (SDSU) - 1:02.81 (collegiate best)
10. Eva Davidová (SDSU) - 1:05.37 (collegiate best)
12. Lily Mayko (SDSU) - 1:05.86 (collegiate best)

High Jump (out of 15 entrants)
1. Maya Pressley (Auburn) - 6-00.00 (1.83m)
--. Brittany Bozeman (SDSU) - NH
--. Sarah Haydock (SDSU) - NH

Leon Roach Pole Vault Invitational (out of 11 entrants)
1. Heather Hamilton (Toronto) - 13-07.25 (4.15m)
3. Karen Snapper (SDSU) - 12-10.00 (3.91m) (collegiate best)
6. Rebecca Turnbow (SDSU) - 11-08.00 (3.56m)
7. Kelsy Hintz (SDSU) - 11-02.25 (3.41m)
10. Thresa Vinson (SDSU) - 10-02.50 (3.11m)

Long Jump (out of 21 entrants)
1. Stephanie LeFever (Movin Shoes) - 19-06.25 (5.95m)
3. Brittany Bozeman (SDSU) - 18-08.50 (5.70m) (season best)

Triple Jump (out of 14 entrants)
1. Kristin Sato (UC San Diego) - 39-04.50 (12.00m)
2. Thoraya Maronsey (SDSU) - 38-06.75 (11.75m) (wind-aided)

Shot Put (out of 34 entrants)
1. Taylor Smith (Wisconsin) - 56-11.50 (17.36m)
11. Jasmine Burrell (SDSU) - 46-06.75 (14.19m)
27. Brittany Bozeman (SDSU) - 36-04.00 (11.07m)
32. Sarah Haydock (SDSU) - 24-10.00 (7.57m)
--. Brittany Gonter (SDSU) - Foul