UCSB has Strong Showing at Northridge

NORTHRIDGE, Calif.- The Gauchos headed south to compete at Cal State Northridge.  Day one of the competition included decathlon and heptathlon events. 

The Gauchos took four athletes down to the competition.  For the women, Tori Usgaard and Alyssa Schlom, and on the mens side, Ike Okapara and Billy Britt.

Tori Usgaard and Alyssa Schlom competed in the 200M, 100M hurdles, high jump and shot put.  Usgaard had her highest placement in high jump where she came in second with a height of 5-05.25.  Schlom placed highest in the 200m where she came in at 26.55 seconds placing her seventh. 

Billy Britt and Ike Okapara competed in the 100M, 400M, long jump and shot put.  Britt came in first in high jump with a mark of 6-02.25.  Teammate Okapara came in right behind him in second with a mark of 6-01.25.

Stay tuned as the Gauchos compete again on Saturday, March 16 in San Luis Obispo ant the Cal Poly Invite.