Friday, July 9, 2010

Western's Sarah Porter wins 10000 at NACAC Under-23 meet in Florida...

MIRAMAR, Florida--In early action at the NACAC Under-23 Championships, Western Washington's Sarah Porter (left/photo by Randy Miyazaki, won the women's 10000 Friday morning at the Ansin Sports Complex.

Porter, the runner-up at last fall's NCAA Division II cross country championships, and an All-American at this distance, won the race by a 44 second margin, crossing the line in 36:15.51 in her debut performance as a member of Team USA.

The University of Washington's Kyle Nielsen finished fourth in the men's javelin, as the Canadian threw 224-5 (67.55m). Mexico's Juan Mendez won with a toss of 229-5 (69.94m).

The Washington State University trio of Jeshua Anderson (400 hurdles), Anna Layman (800m) and Marissa Tschida (javelin) will compete Sunday for Team USA.

Complete results from the NACAC Under-23 Championships are available here

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