Cal Poly track athletes put up strong marks at three separate meets

sports@thetribunenews.comMarch 29, 2013 

The Cal Poly men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in three meets Friday.

At the Stanford Invitational, Blake Ahrold took second in the men’s 3,000-meter steeple chase with a
personal-best time of 8:55.10, the 11th fastest in Cal Poly history.

Joshua Hines set a personal best in the discus when he placed third with a mark of 159 feet, 10 inches for the Mustangs.

Danielle Bryan took fourth place in the high jump (5-51⁄4) and Rebecca Halvorson was fifth in the javelin (128-8) for Cal Poly’s women.

Oregon’s Jordan Hasay finished third in her women’s 10,000 qualifier with a time of 32:46.58. It was her first career attempt at the 10,000.

Cal Poly at San Francisco State Distance Carnival

Cal Poly freshman Rachel Bush’s fifth-place finish in the 5,000 at 16:55.18 makes her the nation’s 12th fastest in that event, according to a Cal Poly news release.

Cal Poly’s Doug Bettisworth finished second in the men’s 1,500 with a time of 3:30.09, while Ashley Winsor placed sixth in the women’s 1,500 (4:37.80).

Cal Poly at Cal-Nevada Invitational

Mustang Kara Caskey set a personal-best mark in the discus with a mark of 141-1 and an 11th place finish at the UC San Diego-hosted invitational.

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