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Savanna Forry (left) and Claudia Cox
Savanna Forry and Claudia Cox Sweep CCAA Weekly Honors
Release: Tuesday 02/28/2017 
by UCSD

SAN RAMON, Calif. - University of California San Diego’s Claudia Cox and Savanna Forry have been named California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Women's Track Athlete and Field Athlete of the Week, respectively, for the week of Feb. 21-Feb. 27. The conference made the announcement Tuesday.

In UC San Diego's first meet of the season, Forry and Cox collected three individual first-place finishes between them, helping the Tritons win the Mangrum Invitational in San Marcos last Saturday with 77 points.

Forry earned two individual wins in the high jump and hammer throw. The senior cleared 5'8.75" in the high jump to earn a strong NCAA provisional mark that should send her to a third consecutive NCAA Championships in May. The Porter Ranch native also collected top honors with a 148'3" mark in the hammer.

As a true freshman, Cox took home first place in the 400-meter hurdles in her first collegiate meet. Her winning time of 1:02.38 earned her an NCAA provisional mark.

This is the first weekly honor for both Forry and Cox.

UCSD hosts the All-UC Challenge this Saturday, March 4, starting at 1 p.m. inside Triton Track & Field Stadium on North Campus in La Jolla.

#AllForOne

Saturday, February 24
Track & Field at Mangrum Invitational
10:00 AM
San Marcos (CSUSM)
Saturday, March 03
Track & Field at All-UC Challenge (UCSB/UCI)
TBA
Santa Barbara (UCSB)
Saturday, March 10
Track & Field vs. San Diego Collegiate Challenge
TBA
UC San Diego
Saturday, March 17
Track & Field at Ross & Sharon Irwin Collegiate Scoring Meet
TBA
San Diego (PLNU)
Friday, March 23
Track & Field vs. Hammer Throw
TBA
UC San Diego
Track & Field at Day One
TBA
San Diego (SDSU)
Saturday, March 24
Track & Field at Day Two
TBA
San Diego (SDSU)
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