STANFORD, Calif. — Destiny Dawson and Annie Sidor had record-setting performances to highlight Oregon State's opening day of the Pac-12 Conference's track and field championships on Saturday.
The meet wraps up on Sunday.
The Beavers are 10th overall with 16 team points. Stanford leads the way after the first day with 71 points, while USC is in second with 44 points.
Dawson was third in the javelin, earning six points, with a throw of 168 feet, 11 inches to break her own school record by two inches which she set earlier this year. Delaney Hall earned four team points for OSU by taking fifth (152-11).
Sidor tied the Oregon State school record in the pole vault, finishing eighth after being seeded 16th entering the championships. Sidor exploded for a clear of 12-10¼, beating her previous best in the event by nearly five inches. Tory Edwards upped her fourth-best all-time mark in the event, taking 11th place at 12-6¼.
Nicole Goecke placed fifth in the 800-meter prelims in 2 minutes, 7.85 seconds to earn a place in the finals. Kala Kopecek went 2:09.21 for a 12th-place finish and Rebecca Ledsham finished in 2:11.72.
Ann Wingeleth finished ninth in the long jump (19-3½) while Saskia McNairy finsihed 11th (19-1½).
In the 3,000-meter steeplechase, Kristiane Width scored three team points for the Beavers with a sixth-place finish, running a time of 10:26.32. Juliana Mount finished in 11th place at 10:40.17.