Wyoming Track And Field Teams Compete At UCLA Quadrangular

April 1, 2000


The University of Wyoming men's andwomen's track and field teams each placed third at the UCLAQuadrangular, held Saturday in Los Angeles, Calif.

Competing against UCLA, Cal State-Northridge and Iowa, the Cowboys andCowgirls each placed third. All four schools had men's teams, whileIowa was the only school that didn't field a women's team.

The Cowboys were led by sophomore Mervin Swaby and junior JasonGervais. Swaby won the long jump with a leap of 23' 1 3/4" and placedfourth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.96. Gervais won thediscus (198' 6") and the shot put (62' 2 1/2"). In the hammer, Gervaisplaced ninth with a throw of 166' 9".

Also performing well for the Cowboys were Joe Hall, Greg Schabron, SethBilly, Karal Davis and Josh McMullen. Hall won the 1500-meter run witha time of 3:53.39 while Schabron placed second in the 3000-meter with atime of 8:40.40. Billy was second in the 400-meter hurdles, clocking inat 51.69. Davis was strong in the 200-meter dash, his time of 21.85 wasgood for second. McMullen, a transfer, was second in the javelin with adistance of 209' 8".

The Cowgirls received strong performances from Jorah Roylance and RobinLyons. Roylance won the javelin with a throw of 144' 3", finishingahead of teammate Marie Le Jour who had a throw of 128' 10". Lyons, anAll-American for Wyoming, finished second in the hammer (202' 2") andthe discus (163' 8").

Adelaide Harper continues to perform well for the Wyoming squad. Harperhad a second-place finish in the 200-meter dash (24.54) and athird-place finish in the 100-meter dash (12.27).

The Cowboys and Cowgirl will be back in action on April 8 at the WeberState Invitational in Ogden, Utah.