Comrie and Misiaita Shine in Championships
Comrie won the 400 meters in 46.28 as he improved on his No. 3 time in UCI history. Earlier in the season he qualified for the NCAA West Regional in that event.
He finished third in the 200 meters in an NCAA regional-qualifying time of 21.17. It was the eighth-fastest time in UCI history. Comrie also ran legs on UCI’s second-place 4×400-meter relay and third-place 4×100 relay.
Sophomore Tim Murphy placed second in the 800 meters with a time of 1:51.89 while Kevin Palmer finished seventh in the 110-meter hurdles (15.01) and the 400-meter hurdles (53.96). Sky Johnston was seventh in the 5,000 meters (15:19.02).
Overall, the Anteater men finished fifth with 83 points as Long Beach State was first with 185.
In women’s competition, Misiaita won the shot put with a mark of 49-11 1⁄4 and came in second in the discus throw at 154-5, third-best mark in Anteater history.
Samantha Costantini finished seventh in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:40.41.
The women finished eighth with 42 points as Cal State Northridge scored 189 points to win its third straight title.
On Friday, the Anteaters men’s squad earned a trio of thrid place finishes. Sky Johnston finished third in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:14.38. Nick Mosey was third in the 10,000 meters with a time of 31:42.67 while Nick Nyberg placed third in the javelin throw with a mark of 188-11. His teammate James Lehigh was sixth at 173-11.
In women’s competition, UCI’s Kendall Bruton finished fourth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 10:51.93 as she improved on her No. 3-mark in Anteater history. Candice Proctor of UCI finished fourth in the 10,000 meters with a time of 36:58.00.