Saturday, March 21, 2009

Cougars in LA for Trojan Invitational at USC...

The Washington State University track and field teams will compete at the Trojan Invitational, Saturday, March 21, at Locker Stadium/Cromwell Field on the University of Southern California campus with several Los Angeles area colleges and several high school events slated for the meet.

This first outdoor meets for the Cougars' 2009 season will find several events seeing competition for the first time: in the 110m hurdles, NCAA participant Robert Williams. In the 400m hurdles, NCAA 2008 Champion Jeshua Anderson, along with NCAA participants Barry Leavitt and Lorraine King are joined by letterwinners Veronica Elseroad-Wall and Caroline Hedel, and freshmen Brittnay Crabb and J Hopkins.

For the WSU long throwers, this meet is an opportunity to get off the sidelines, as in the discus, All-American Matt Lamb and freshmen Joe Bartlett, Conner Larned, Anna Albrecht and Ashley Kenney will get their first taste of the javelin, NCAA participant Marissa Tschida, Jasmine McCormack, Mark Presby and newcomers Wes Nolen, Lynnea Braun, Jennifer Hamilton and Courtney Kirkwood...hammer throwers Phil MacArthur and freshmen Kjirsten Jensen and Cassie Whitfield.

Making debuts in the steeplechase are David Hickerson, Mietra Smollack and Emily Farrar.

NOTE: The Washington State University sports information office contributed to this report.

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