May 4, 2008

Camille Moseley Breaks School Record in the 1,500 Meters

May 4, 2008

Camille Moseley set a new school record in the 1,500 as the Eastern Washington University track and field teams competed at the Steve Scott Invitational in Irvine, Calif., on May 3 and 4.

Moseley finished second with a time of 4:30.33 to break Hannah Lohrmann's record of 4:31.93 set in 1999. She had already qualified for the Big Sky Conference Championships at the Mt. Sac Relays with a time of 4:35.42.

Teammate Mattie Bridgmon finished fourth in the 1,500 with a time of 4:32.21 to rank her fourth in school history. Her previous career and season best time of 4:40.88 qualified her for the BSC Championships.

Bonnie Millard had a throw of 146-3 in the discus to finish ninth out of 29. The defending Big Sky discus champion, she had already qualified for the BSC Championships with a throw of 154-8 at the Oregon Relays.

Nicole Luckenbach finished fifth in the hammer with a throw of 173-7.

Teammates Amanda Peterson had a throw of 135-5 in the javelin to finish third with Jordan Baughan right behind her with a throw of 130-9.

On the men's side, Paul Limpf qualified for the BSC Championships in the 1,500 with a time of 3:54.84 to finish 10th in the meet. Teammate Curtis Suver had a time of 3:52.95 for a sixth-place finish.

Chad Butorac, who had already qualified for the BSC Championships in both the 200 meters and 400 meters, finished 15th out of 47 and fifth out of 40, respectively. He had a time of 22.04 in the 200 and a time of 48.32 in the 400.

Aaron Mettler had a javelin throw of 187-7 to finish fifth.

Also this weekend, the Eagles competed at the Bronco Twilight in Boise, Idaho, on May 2.

At the Bronco Twilight, Levi Knudson qualified for the Big Sky Conference Championships in the triple jump with an effort of 45-5 1/4 to finish fifth in that event.

Senior Geoff Penrod had a personal best in the long jump with an effort of 23-2 1/2 to finish seventh. He already qualified for the BSC Championships with a mark of 22-11 3/4 at the 37th Annual Pelluer Invitational.

Having already qualifying for the BSC Championships in the 400-meter hurdles, Sarah Frey had a personal best with a time of 1:02.12 to finish sixth in the meet. She now ranks sixth in school history.

Alex McNairy, who qualified already for the BSC Championships in the 400 meters, had a personal-best time of 57.22 to rank ninth in school history.

The Eagles will compete at the Vandal Jamboree in Moscow, Idaho, May 9 before heading to Sacramento, Calif., for the Big Sky Conference Championships May 14-17.

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