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Marissa Places 11th at Pac-12 Championships

On Sunday, May 14th, Marissa finished 11th with a time of 4:29.85 in the 1,500 meters race at the Pac-12 Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

Heading into the Pac-12 Championships, Ashtyn Davis was a perfect 6-for-6 in 110-meter hurdles finals this season. Make that 7-for-7 after Sunday’s action as the Cal junior cruised across the line in a lifetime-best 13.50 seconds to capture the conference title in the event. Read more


Marissa Advances to 1,500 Meters Finals at Pac-12 Championships

On Saturday, May 13th, Marissa finished 5th in her heat with a  time of 4:24.37 in the 1,500 meters prelims race at the Pac-12 Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

As the final competitor in the men’s shot put at the Pac-12 Championships Saturday afternoon, Cal’s Peter Simon stood in second place with one last throw left. The junior clearly made the most of his opportunity, unleashing a lifetime-best effort of 64-9.25 to capture the conference title, becoming the first Golden Bear to claim the honor in 36 years. Read more

Marissa Runs 8th Fastest 1,500 meters in Cal History at Brutus Hamilton

On Saturday, April 29th, Marissa finished 1st in the 1,500 meters race, with a PR time of 4:19.77 at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational at Edwards Stadium in Berkeley, CA.  The time is the 8th fastest women’s 1,500 meters in Cal history.

On a picture-perfect day at Edwards Stadium, California used the ideal weather to set a host of lifetime bests at the Brutus Hamilton Challenge, while UTEP’s  Emmanuel Korir blazed to victory in the Lon Spurrier men’s 800 meters in the No. 2 time in the world this year.

The annual meet honors many of Cal’s all-time greats with named events, and the Golden Bears did their best to live up to their legacy Read more

Marissa Doubles at Cal Outdoor Opener

On Saturday, March 4th, Marissa finished 2nd in the 1,500 meters race (Watch video), with a time of 4:32.82 and later finished 1st in the 3,000 meters race, with a time of 9:45.16, at Edwards Stadium in Berkeley, CA.

McKay Johnson certainly made an impression in his first competition as a Golden Bear. The freshman from Fresno won two events in his debut at the Cal Outdoor Opener Saturday at Edwards Stadium, including a school freshman-record throw of 61-4.75 in the shot put. Read more

Marissa Finishes 5th at Brutus Hamilton Open & Challenge

On Saturday, April 23, Marissa finished 5th in the Marilyn Davis 1500 meter race at the Brutus Hamilton Open & Challenge at Edwards Stadium. Marissa’s time was4:25.64. View results

What a way to wrap up a home schedule.

The final day of the Brutus Hamilton Open & Challenge – and the end of the 2016 home schedule for California track & field – concluded with an exceptional showing by the host Bears. Read more

Marissa Doubles at the Big Meet

On Saturday, April 9th, at the 122nd Big Meet competition between the university of California and Stanford, at Edwards Stadium in Berkeley, Marissa finished 6th in the 1500 meter race, with a time of 4:27.27.  She also finished 4th in the 3000 meter race with a PR time of 9:30.69. View results

Despite recording a dozen combined victories and several personal records, the California track & field teams were unable to earn team titles at the 122nd Big Meet Saturday afternoon at Edwards Stadium. Read more