Wyoming Track and Field Team Competes at Pomona-Pitzer Invite

April 21, 2001

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

Wyoming senior Jason Gervaisautomatically qualified for the NCAA Championships in the discus Fridayat the Pomona-Pitzer Invite. Gervais had a throw of 198-3 to placesecond in the event.

Freshman Jason Delaney had his best time of the year in the 5,000-meterrun with a time of 15:34.75. That time was good for 14th-place in theevent. Shane Rasby placed 11th in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of55.02. In the 800-meter run Laramie native Greg Schabron placed 26thwith a time of 1:57.74. Rounding out the meet for the Cowboys was KaralDavis, who finished 16th in the 400-meter dash with a time of 49.31.

For the Cowgirls Kim Demers placed eighth in the 400 meter hurdles witha time of 1:02.76. Sophomore Kelly Ann Charles had a time of 14.34 inthe 100-meter hurdles, good for 6th place. In the 100-meter dash FionaLindo-Jeffrey placed 16th clocking in at 12.30.

"It was a good start to a busy weekend for us," said Wyoming head coachDon Yentes. "We had some strong performances and especially impressivewas Gervais'. He automatically qualified and is looking better andbetter all the time. We have a number of athletes competing over theweekend and we'll look for some excellent performances from them."

The Cowboys and Cowgirls will remain in California over the weekend tocompete in the Mt. SAC Relays Saturday and Sunday.