Rice Men's Track and Field In Fifth at C-USA Indoor Championship

Feb. 26, 2011

Jon Warren was able to rack up 13.5 points in the pole vault. Sophomore Alex Hsu placed second for eight points with a mark of 5.20m/17-0.75. Garrett Stafford was fifth (4.70m/15-5) for four points, and freshman Ben Timmer added 1.5 points with a seventh-place tie (4.55m/14-11).

Michael Trejo placed fifth in the 5000m with a time of 14:39.74 to add four points to the Owl ledger. Rice's distance medley relay squad of Sammy Abuhamra, Lee Johnson, Dan Sloat, and Alex Weinheimer was third with a time of 10:12.12 for six points. Also, Ugo Nduaguba was seventh in the long jump with a mark of 7.01m/23-0 for two points.

Donte Moore qualified for Saturday's 200m final with a time of 22.01 and Dan Sloat qualified for the 800m final (1:54.71). In the 60m hurdles, Clayton Chaney posted the second fastest time (8.17) to qualify for the final.



In the heptathlon, Chaney is second with 3,024 points, just trailing UH's Wesley Bray who has 3,151 points. Also for Rice, Connor Hayes is fourth (2,635 points), Justin Gross is fifth (2,621 points), Ben Pressley is ninth (2,572 points), and Pete Navarra is 10th with 2,293 points. The final three events on Saturday are the 60m hurdles, pole vault, and the 1000m run.

Saturday's action starts at 1 p.m., with the men's shot put, while the first running event final is at 3 p.m. with the men's mile.

Rice Results
5th, Michael Trejo, 14:39.74, season-best
9th, Gabe Cuadra, 14:56.36, season-best
14th, Travis Roberts, 15:55.20, season-best
15th, James llamas, 15:59.89, season-best

Distance Medley Relay
3rd, Sammy Abuhamra, Lee Johnson, Dan Sloat, Alex Weinheimer, 10:12.12

Pole Vault
2nd, Alec Hsu, 5.20m/17-0.75, season-best
5th, Garrett Stafford, 4.70m/15-5, season-best
7th, Ben Timmer, 4.55m/14-11, season-best

Long Jump
7th, Ugo Nduaguba, 7.01m/23-0, season-best
9th, Justin Gross, 6.91m/22-8
13th, Clayton Chaney, 6.70m/21-11.75, season-best
15th, Donte Moore, 6.53m/21-5.25, season-best

Weight Throw
10th, Nick Williams, 13.97m/45-10, season-best

Team Scores
1 Houston 47
2 Memphis 36.50
3 UTEP 34
4 Tulsa 29
5 Rice 25.50
6 East Carolina 14
7 Southern Miss 6

Combined Events
11:00 a.m. Heptathlon 60H
11:00 a.m. Heptathlon Pole Vault
11:00 a.m. Heptathlon 1000M

Field Events
1:00 p.m. Shot Put (M)
1:00 p.m. High Jump (M)
1:00 p.m. Triple Jump (W)
3:30 p.m. Shot Put (W)
4:00 p.m. Pole Vault (W)
4:00 p.m. Triple Jump (M)

Running Events
3:00 p.m. Mile (M)
3:20 p.m. Mile (W)
3:35 p.m. 60m hurdles (M)
3:45 p.m. 60m hurdles (W)
3:55 p.m. 400m (M)
4:05 p.m. 400m (W)
4:20 p.m. 60m (M)
4:30 p.m. 60m (W)
4:40 p.m. 800m (M)
4:50 p.m. 800m (W)
5:00 p.m. 200m (M)
5:10 p.m. 200m (W)
5:25 p.m. 3000m (M)
5:55 p.m. 3000m (W)
6:20 p.m. 4x400m Relay (M)
6:35 p.m. 4x400m Relay (W)
7:00 p.m. Awards Presentation



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