Jones Paces Geoducks at Shotwell Invite

TACOMA, Wash. –  Sophomore Wes Jones (Tacoma, Wash./Mt. Tahoma HS) took first place in the 800m run to pace the Evergreen Geoducks on a rainy Saturday at the JD Shotwell Invitational, hosted by University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash.

Jones collected the victory with a time of 1:58.33, nearly a second quicker than second place Alex Horton of Seattle Pacific.  Twin brother Les Jones (Tacoma, Wash./Mt. Tahoma HS) took 15th in the event, posting a time of 2:04.68.

Les also ran the 1500m run, taking 11th place with a time of 4:12.71 against a mainly NCAA Division II field. Sophomore Aaron Jones (San Bruno, Calif./Capuchino HS) took 10th in the 5000m run with a time of 16:40.07.

Junior Zephyr Forest (Fairfax, Calif./Sir Francis Drake HS) made his outdoor debut in the 400m hurdles, posting a Cascade Conference qualifying time of 1:02.33, taking 11th against a competitive field.

Freshman Jamie Cummins (Lopez, Wash./Lopez HS) made her outdoor debut in the 1500m run, taking 14th with a time of 5:18.07.

The majority of the Geoducks will be back in action on April 20 when they head down to Portland for the Pioneer Invitational, hosted by Lewis & Clark College.


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