April 21, 2009
LONG BEACH, Calif. - The University of San Diego women's track team competed in the Beach Invitational over the weekend. San Diego focused on the medium and long distance races.
Laura Wells finished with a team high 17th place in the women's 5000m race with a time of 19:20.98. Teammate Tracy Vargo finished in 20th place with 19:51.64 and teammate Dana Dancey finished in 23:17.44 for 25th place.
In the women's 1500m race, Sally Kallet lead the team with a time of 5:15.52 followed by Alex Clancy with 5:18.01. Christine Nolan finished with a time of 5:27.23, Katie Case finished in 5:30.36, and Kelly DeYoung rounded out the team with a 5:42.38.
In the 800m race, USD's Kirsten Allen lead the team with a 2:28.53. Nicole Buck was right behind Allen with a time of 2:28.66. Stephanie Sollars finished with a 2:30.75. Rounding out the Torero times were Alex Clancy with 2:39.36, Christine Nolan at 2:43.68, Katie Case at 2:50.03, and Kelly DeYoung at 2:50.97.
San Diego competed in three dash events, the 100m, the 200m, and the 400m. Whitney Henry finished in 27.68 in the 200m dash followed by teammate Heather Hippensteel at 28.67. Hippensteel was also in the 100m dash with a 13.39 mark. In the 400m dash, Nicole Buck lead the team with a 1:02.48 mark. Kirsten Allen followed with a 1:03.09 ahead of teammate Whitney Henry who clocked a 1:04.45. Haley Cox finished in 1:06.79 and Ana Tosey finished in 1:15.21.
The Toreros return to the track this weekend for the Triton Invitational on the campus of UC San Diego in La Jolla. Events are scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 24.