Tulane Track in Eighth Place With One Day To Go

TULANEGREENWAVE.COM Wave sophomore Jelena Jurlina won the C-USA Javelin Championship on Friday in Charlotte.
Wave sophomore Jelena Jurlina won the C-USA Javelin Championship on Friday in Charlotte.

May 16, 2003

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Jelena Jurlina took first place in one event and second in another on Saturday at the Belk Track to lead Tulane University to eighth place with one day remaining at the Conference USA Outdoor Track Championships.

Jurlina won the javelin throw with a career-best effort of 160 feet, four inches and took second place in the discus with a school record throw of 163 feet even. Her two efforts garnered 18 points for the Green Wave.

Tulane is in eighth place with 21 points. South Florida leads the event with 66 points, while Louisville (43 points) and South Florida (41.50) are holding second and third place, respectively.

Other scorers for the Green Wave were freshman Marilyn Sauls and sophomore Camilla Hatlen in the long jump. Sauls took seventh place with a career-best jump of 18 feet, three and a quarter inches, while Hatlen was eighth with a jump of 18 feet, one and three-quarters inches. The third and final day of the Conference USA Championship gets underway at 10:00 Saturday with the men's high jump and discus. Running events crank up at 1:00 with the women's 4x100-meter relay. The final event is the men's 4x400 relay. It begins at 3:55 p.m.

Tulane Results:

100 Meters
Angel Dooley, 11.85 (7th place - Prelims)
Marilyn Sauls, 12.49 (17th place - Prelims) - career-best

200 Meters
Angel Dooley, 24.57 (10th place - Prelims)
Marilyn Sauls, 26.64 (29th place - Prelims)

400 Meters
Tahira Wiggins, 57.75 (16th place - Prelims)



800 Meters
Carlyne Pradieu, 2:13.85 (3rd place - Prelims)
Eva Lustigova, 2:14.56 (6th place - Prelims)
Lisa Green, 2:20.18 (16th place - Prelims)

1,500 Meters
Lisa Green, 4:39.98 (9th place - Prelims) - career-best
Birka Wicke, 4:44.52 (10th place - Prelims)

Pole Vault
Lindsey Karlik, 10-06.25, 3.21m (9th place)
Ellen Vollmers, 10-00.50, 3.06m (11th place)

Long Jump
Marilyn Sauls, 18-03.25, 5.57m (7th place - 2 points) - career-best
Camilla Hatlen, 18-01.75, 5.53m (8th place - 1 point)
Jillian Green, 17-09.75, 5.43m (11th place)
Lissie Mo, 17-08.25, 5.39m (14th place)

Jelena Jurlina, 163-00, 49.68m (2nd place - 8 points) - school-record
Moji Alade, 128-06, 39.17m (9th place)

Jelena Jurlina, 160-04, 48.87m (1st place - 10 points) - career-best

10,000 Meters
Mandy Hopper, 40:43.27 (17th place)