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The men's 4x400 relay, with Adam Winding running leadoff, took first at the Aztec Invite.
UC San Diego Posts Solid Marks at Aztec Invitational
Release: Saturday 03/25/2017 
by UCSD

SAN DIEGO - The University of California San Diego men's and women's track and field teams closed out the Aztec Invitational, Saturday at the AzTrack at SDSU Sports Deck.

The main highlights for UC San Diego included freshman Claudia Cox improving her NCAA provisional time in the 400 hurdles with a time of 1:01.26. She took third place overall. The men's 4x400 relay of Adam Winding, Makhai Husband, Josef Polk and Jared Senese came from behind to beat Air Force and finish first in the invitational with a time of 3:17.96.

In the field events, senior Savanna Forry earned a sixth-place finish in the high jump with a height of 5'3.75", sophomore Natalie Caraway finished fifth in the triple jump with a distance of 37'6.3", junior Luis Carson took home second in the high jump (6'4.9") and sophomore Arik Nesbit placed fourth in the long jump (23').

Sophomore Esther Nofodji threw a distance of 146'2.2" in the women's discus, good for ninth all-time for the Tritons. She finished in 10th place overall.

A week after breaking a UCSD school record, junior Paul Doan took home seventh in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.78.

Senese placed fourth in the 400 (48.98), while sophomore Nicholas Rack took home fourth in the 110 hurdles (14.60).

In the 400 hurdles, Polk and Paul Koenig finished in sixth in seventh place, respectively. Polk crossed the line in 54.62 while Koenig was right behind in 55.34.

On Friday at UCSD Throwing Field, Forry, junior Mason Falahat and junior Joshua Makieve competed in the hammer. Falahat took home seventh with a distance of 167'. All throwing events on both days were held in La Jolla.

The Tritons will return home to host the California Collegiate Invitational next Saturday, April 1.

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