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Costello earns two personal bests at West Coast Relays

Costello earns two personal bests at West Coast Relays (Nevada athletics)

With the Mountain West Outdoor Championships just around the corner, the Wolf Pack competed in the West Coast Relays where sophomore Emily Costello earned two personal bests.

Costello’s first personal best was in the 200 meter dash. Her time of 23.83 improved her second all-time mark at Nevada by .10 seconds. This time was also good enough to earn her a fifth place finish at the meet.

The sophomore would go on to improve another Nevada all-time mark in Fresno. Costello’s time of 11.68 was good enough to improve her sixth all-time Nevada mark in the 100m dash. She was just behind Kashae Knox’s fifth all-time mark of 11.67. Costello’s mark was good enough for a third place finish in the meet.

In the 400m dash, senior Lauren Green finished in 10th place with a time of 56.53. Freshman Lillian Gregg would finish the race with a time of 58.34. This time earned the freshman a 18th place finish.

These three Pack athletes would also compete in the 4x100m relay. Costello, Green, Gregg, and junior Brooke Carson finished with the top time at the meet. Their time of 46.59 was good enough for a first place finish, and is the fifth best time in the conference.

The Pack had plenty of it’s members compete in hurdle events. The 100m hurdles saw Anna Maria Sommerfeld finish in 14th with a time of 15.08. Freshman Serena Shimada would finish the event in 17th with a time of 19.17.

The 400m hurdles had two freshman and one veteran Pack athlete compete in the event. Freshman Kylie Burton finished the event in 15th with a time of 1:03.52. Junior Shelby Garrison finished in 17th with a time of 1:06.25. Lastly, freshman Summer Steinsrud finished in 19th with a time of 1:07.01.

Other results include an eighth place finish by Anna Sommerfeld in the javelin throw with her distance of 38.38m. In the 800m run, Raegan Gorzeman finished in 19th with a time of 2:13.56.

The track team will compete in the MW Outdoor Championships from May 12-15 in Clovis, Calif.

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