College track: Kalsey finishes third

March 8, 2013

Kalsey finishes third Marissa Kalsey, a freshman from Waynesburg, achieved All-America status with a third-place finish in the pole vault while competing for Westminster Colleg eat the NCAA Division III Track and Field Championships at North Central College in Naperville, Ill. Kalsey cleared 3.95 meters (12 feet, 11 1/2 inches), breaking her own school record. Kalsey’s finish matched the best in school history for a track and field competitor. “I was pretty surprised, especially how the day started,” said Kelsay. “My step was off and I couldn’t get the right jump. Usually, I don’t miss the early jumps, but I missed my first two attempts. I was surprised that I pulled through, though.”

Cal’s Dinzeo seventh California University’s Aaron Dinzeo earned All-America status Friday, finishing seventh in the 5,000-meter run at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track Championships at Birmingham, Ala. Dinzeo, a junior, finished in 14:20.60 to become the second All-America runner in the 5,000 in California history. Christopher Clark did it twice, accomplishing the feat in 2008 indoor and outdoor in 2009.



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