April 2, 2010
AUSTIN, Texas -- Matt Lamb, a senior at Washington State finished fifth in the men's discus Friday at the 83rd Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, at Mike A. Myers Stadium on the University of Texas Austin campus.
Lamb, a three-time All-American discus thrower from Emmett, Idaho, threw the disk a distance of 185-feet, 3 inches (56.47m) for fifth place. Kansas freshman Mason Finley won the discus with a toss of 191-0 (58.22m).
In the men's 100m dash preliminary heats, Marlon Murray (junior, Des Moines, Wash.) ran a season-best time of 10.61w seconds (wind of 3.5 meters per second) for 20th place and Greg Hornsby (freshman, Moreno Valley, Calif.) ran a time of 10.76w (3.2 mps) for 32nd place.
Princess Joy Griffey (senior, Federal Way) finished 18th in the women's 100m dash prelims with a season-best time of 11.77w (3.7 mps).
It wasn't Holly Parent's day as the freshman high jumper from Victoria, B.C., tied for fifth place after clearing the bar at 5-7 1/4 (1.71m) which she leaped on her third and final attempt.
More Cougars will compete in both track and field events Saturday at the Texas Relays and at the Sam Adams Classic meet at Whitworth University in Spokane.