Four Eastern Athletes Finish in the Top Ten
June 1, 2008
Mattie Bridgmon, Bonnie Millard, Amanda Peterson and Paul Limpf finish in the top ten of their respective events as the Eastern Washington University track and field teams concluded their seasons at the NCAA West Regionals, May 30-31, in Northridge, Calif.
Millard finished ninth out of 18 in the discus with a career-best throw of 157-11 to rank second in school history behind Carolee Gutierrez with a throw of 160-7 in 2007. Millard is the only Eagle that had previous experience at the regional level where she finished 15th with a throw of 154-10 in 2007.
Bridgmon finished ninth out of 25 in the 5,000 meters with a time of 16:51.90. She currently holds the school record with a time of 16:33.60 set earlier this season. Bridgmon was second in the 5,000 at the Big Sky Outdoor Championships after winning the title indoors and placing 64th at the NCAA Cross Country Championships.
Teammate Camille Moseley finished 13th at regionals in the 5,000 with a time of 17:09.05. She ranks second in school history with a career-best time of 16:44.09.
Peterson finished 10th out of 24 in the javelin with a throw of 150-10. The freshman had a career-best throw of 154-5 earlier this season which ranks her sixth in school history.
In the women's hammer, Nicole Luckenbach finished 20th with a throw of 170-4. Her career-best throw of 179-6 set earlier this season ranks second in school history behind Julie Nelson's toss of 182-8 set in 2001.
In the same event, Erika Kirley-Price fouled on all three of her attempts. She was the Big Sky Conference hammer champion.
On the men's side, Limpf finished 10th out of 14 in the men's 5,000 with a time of 14:26.82. His career-best time of 14:09.32 ranks second in school history behind Bob Maplestone's time of 14:09.0 set in 1972.
In the men's javelin, Aaron Mettler finished 15th with a throw of 200-3. His career-best throw of 207-9 ranks 11th in school history. Teammate John Clevenger finished 19th with a toss of 177-1 and his career-best throw of 207-8 ranks 12th in school history.
Cameron Moore finished 15th out of 17 in the triple jump with an effort of 45-09 3/4. His best mark of 47-9 1/4 was earlier this season at the Beach Invitational.