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Huskies Improve Marks at Ken Foreman Invitational Track Meet
Release: 05/12/2001
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May 12, 2001

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SEATTLE-- The Washington men's and women's track teams captured 10 event titles at the Ken Foreman Invitational Saturday at Husky Stadium.

The meet, which was hosted by Seattle Pacific, featured teams from around the Northwest in a last chance qualifier for the Division II, III and NAIA teams to reach the NCAA Championships and a conference warm-up for the Division I teams of Washington, Portland and Portland State.

The men and women ran against competitors from several area universities and clubs, including Portland, Portland State, Central Washington, Western Washington, Seattle Pacific, Seattle University and Pacific Lutheran.

The Husky women claimed three event titles at the invitational, the 100m hurdles, shot put and 4x100m relay. Junior Kelsey Sheppard (Kirkland, Wash.) captured the 100m hurdles title in 14.40, while classmate Searan Salibian (Mukilteo, Wash.) snagged the shot put title with a toss of 43-7 1/4.

Devin Golob (Fr., Vancouver, Wash.), Courtney Spence (So., Bellevue, Wash.), and Kameko Gay (So., Portland, Ore.) all improved their season-best marks en route to their runner-up finishes.

The UW men claimed seven event titles while guests at their own Husky Stadium. A mixture of both upper- and lower-classmen came through for the Huskies in front of a home crowd. Freshman Brad Goodrich (Maple Valley, Wash.) along with seniors Ja'Warren Hooker (Ellensburg, Wash.) and Greg Barber (McKinney, TX) as well as junior Joel Perry (Spokane, Wash.) and sophomore throwers Doug Jackson (Carnation, Wash.) and Mat Schwinn (Castle Rock, Wash.) captured the individual events for the Huskies.

Hooker nabbed the 400m title in only his second quarter-mile effort of the season, while Goodrich improved his Pac-10 qualifying mark in the 400m hurdles and Barber took the 110m hurdles. Jackson recorded a season-best mark in the shot put en route to victory, while Perry captured the high jump title and Schwinn won the discus event. The men's 4x400-meter relay team also won its event.

Full results for the Ken Foreman Invitational are available in PDF format on the Washington website,

Next up for the Huskies is a trip to sunny Berkeley, Calif., for the Pacific-10 Conference Championships. The meet will pit Washington against eight other Pac-10 schools for the coveted Pac-10 conference title. USC won last year's men's title, while UCLA captured the women's. The Huskies finished tied for fourth and seventh respectively at the 2000 Pac-10s.

Husky Top Finishers

Ken Foreman Invitational, Seattle, Wash.

Husky Stadium/Sealth Stadium


1. Kelsey Sheppard 100m hurdles 14.40

1. Searan Salibian Shot Put 43-7 1/4

1. 4x100-meter relay team 46.75

2. Devin Golob 800m 2:12.78

2. Kameko Gay Hammer 162-4

2. Zee Ogarro Long jump 18-5

2. Sarah Peterson 100m hurdles 14.55

2. Jamara Smith 100m dash 12.19

2. Chelsie Pentz 200m dash 25.09w

2. Courtney Spence 5000m 17:57.52

3. 4x400m relay team "B" 4:11.95

3. Heather Reichmann Javelin 138-7

4. Alexis Jaime Pole vault 11-7 3/4

4. Brittiny Roberts Triple jump 36-6 3/4

4. Tesha Moore 200m dash 25.29w

4. Courtney Inman 800m 2:13.94

5. Kelsey Sheppard 200m dash 25.37w

6. Shavon Hawkins 200m dash 26.01w

6. Emily Mullen 5000m 18:37.15

6. Margaret Haines Pole vault 11-1 3/4

6. Mary Beeman Shot put 40-5

6. Searan Salibian Discus 114-10

7. Taylor Wilkins Pole vault 11-1 3/4

7. Susan Werner 1500m 4:44.22

7. Mary Beeman Discus 108-5


1. Brad Goodrich 400m hurdles 51.53

1. Ja'Warren Hooker 400m dash 46.27

1. Greg Barber 110m hurdles 14.48

1. 4x400-meter relay team 3:14.57

1. Joel Perry High jump 6-10 3/4

1. Doug Jackson Shot put 50-11 1/2

1. Mat Schwinn Discus 163-3

2. Jason Fayant 1500m 3:51.37

2. 4x100-meter relay team 42.27

3. Tyriff Rudder Long jump 21-9

3. D'Andrae Alexander 100m dash 10.85

3. Cory Christianson 110m hurdles 14.90

3. Sean Steele High jump 6-10 3/4

3. Brendan Tuohy Shot put 46-10 3/4

4. Hendrik Kok 800m dash 1:54.45

4t. Frank Remund High jump 6-6 3/4

5. Eric Garner 1500m 3:54.79

7. Cristian Adams 200m dash 22.68

7. Dustin Duke 5000m run 15:18.81

7. Ryan Bottjer Javelin 180-1

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