Pima women’s relay team shinesby Citizen Staff Report on May. 14, 2009, under Sports
The Pima Community College women’s 3,200-meter relay team set a meet record with a time of 9:20.93 at the two-day Region I Championship in Mesa.
The team of Brittany Delker (Desert View High), Danielle Higgins (Benson), Cherise Price (Catalina) and Leandra Treusch (Catalina Foothills) already had qualified for the national junior college championships May 21-23 in Hutchinson, Kan.
Monica Honyumptewa (Hopi) won the 10,000 meters in 44:59.47, while Priscilla Urquides (Tucson High) took second in the 400 hurdles (1:08.16). Both qualified for the nationals meet.
On the men’s side, Jeremiah Korn (Sahuaro) earned a regional title in the men’s hammer throw of 151-7 and a spot in nationals.
Korn qualified for the national meet earlier this season in the shot put.
Matt Lundstrom (Mountain View) took second in the 10,000 meters (33:25.48) to also qualify for nationals.
Both Pima squads were in third place going into Thursday’s final day of Region I competition.