Track and Field Travels to Mondo Invitational
April 11, 2013
RENO, Nev. -
The University of Nevada track and field team will head to Sacramento, Calif., to participate in the Mondo Invitational this weekend.
LAST SEASON'S MONDO INVITATIONAL
Senior Deborah Amoah had a strong outing at the event last season, finishing second in the long jump with a mark of 5.93m.
RECAP OF LAST MEET
The team finished second in its last meet at the Cal-Nevada Championships hosted by the University of San Diego. Nevada was led by the strong arm of junior Kerri Simmons from the throws group. Simmons set a new Wolf Pack record with a first place finish in the shot put, hitting a mark of 51’1.75”. The previous record was set by Stephanie Tietjen in 2003, with a throw of 50’11.5”. The mark by Simmons leads the Mountain West and currently ranks 15th in the region.