Stanislaus Open @ Cal State Stanislaus
February 28, 2015
The Beavers had winners in 4 events at this year’s edition of the Stanislaus Open. Winners included Robert Ellis in the 200m in a state leading 21.19. Other winners included Abdul Hamid in the 3000m in 8:47.94, Xavier Howell in the high jump (6’8”) and the 4x400m relay team in a state leading 3:15.85.
Complete Results can be found at http://www.directathletics.com/results/track/37534_m.html
Chico Multi @ Chico State University
February 26-27, 2015
Jeff Lam of American River broke the 12 year old school record in the Decathlon by 50 points, scoring 6453 at the Chico Multi in Chico on Thursday and Friday. Jeff had personal bests in the 8 of the 10 events. Some of his top marks included a 6’6” high jump, 10.91 in the 100m, and a pole vault of 14’7.25”.
Complete Results can be found at http://www.directathletics.com/results/track/38662_2364601.html
Pete Giachetti Invitational @ Sac City
February 21, 2015
The American River College men’s track & field team opened up their NorCal title defense in dominating fashion by taking 1st place in the 16 of the 17 events. That is great news for the Beavers with colleges such as Sac City, Butte, San Mateo, Shasta, Marin and Yuba all in attendance. Winners included Andre Woodson in the 100m (10.85), Devan Sawyerr in the 200m (21.88), Robert Ellis in the 400m (48.04), David French in the 800m (1:54.98), Sean Gregg in the 1500m (4:05.40), Jason Morris in the 5000m (15:38.38), Cambron Lyles in the 110HH (15.44), Darren Myers in the 400 Hurdles (57.98), the 4x100m relay (41.41), the 4x400m relay (3:18.38), Edwin Matthews in the High Jump and Javelin(6’9” and 167’4”), Jeff Lam in the Pole Vault (13’5-1/4”), Shawn Simms in the Long Jump (22’8-1/4”), James Hubbard in the Discus and Hammer (153’11” and 185’4” respectively). The only event the Beavers did not win was the Shot Put.
Complete Results can be found at http://www.directathletics.com/results/track/37888_m.html
Sacramento Running Association Annual Achievement Awards – Sheraton Grand Sacramento
February 21, 2015
Coach Rick Anderson was awarded the College Cross Country Coach of the Year for the third straight year at the 3rd Annual Sacramento Running Association Annual Achievement Awards and Hall of Fame Celebration at the Sheraton Grand Saturday night. Also receiving awards were Abdul Hamid for Male College Cross Country Athlete of the Year, Courtney Heiner (formerly Courtney Anderson – ex ARC athlete – Women’s College Track Athlete of the Year), and Anthony Costales ex-ARC athlete) for Male Open Marathon Athlete of the Year.
Complete List of Award Recipients https://runsra.org/2015-hof-event/2015-annual-achievement-awards/