AZUSA, Calif. — The CSU Bakersfield men’s and women’s track and field teams set numerous personal- and season-best times on Friday at the fifth annual Bryan Clay Invitational at Azusa Pacific.
Freshman Jamara Scott (Bakersfield, Calif., Golden Valley HS) cracked her way in to the CSUB all-time record books by clocking a 15.31-second time in the 100 hurdles, which was good enough for 21st place. The mark put her at No. 16 in CSUB’s record book.
In the meet named after the famous 2008 U.S. decathlon gold medalist Bryan Clay, which also features over 1,000 athletes from schools like UCLA, Iowa State, North Dakota State, Utah Valley, Southern Utah, Chadron State and Texas Tech to name a few, sophomore Taevionna Wilson (Antioch, Calif., Antioch HS) also had a good day for the CSUB women’s squad by clocking a 58.11 in the 400 and 25.36 in 200 that were both season bests and gave her 19th- and 21st-lace finishes, respectively.
“We had a lot of season bests and are progressing forward,” said CSUB Director of Track and Field Marcia Mansur-Wentworth.
Freshman Gabby Gulliano (Bakersfield, Calif., Stockdale HS) recorded a personal-best 110-05 in the javelin at took 26th place.
On the men’s side, Thomas Judge (Sr., Bakersfield, Calif., Garces HS) placed 10th in hammer with a toss of 172-05 while Justus Mora (Jr., Sparks, Nev., Spanish Springs HS) put up a season-best in the 100 with a time of 10.96 seconds to tie for 17th place.
The ‘Runners will be back in action on Saturday, April 27 at the Fresno State Bulldog Invitational, which will be the last tune-up of the season before the Great West Conference Championship May 3-5 in Houston, Texas.