Riverside Track & Field Earns Strong Marks at Ben Brown Invite

Photos by Bobby R. Hester
Photos by Bobby R. Hester

The Riverside City College track & field program hit the road on Friday and Saturday and participated in the Ben Brown Invitational that featured numerous Division I competitors. The Tigers performed very well by recording great marks and placing tops in various events throughout the weekend.


Freshman Antonio Mitchell had another impressive showing by placing first in the 200M with a mark of 21.45. Freshman Jamal Parker was not far behind in the same event by placing fourth with a mark of 21.88.  

Freshman Keylan Dennis earned a top finish in the 400M with a mark of 47.47 with freshman Keanon Dennis finishing just behind him in second with a time of 47.67. Freshman Christopher Shiley placed third in the same event by boasting a mark of 48.88.

Sophomore Alec Hall earned a second-place finish in the 800M with a time of 1:53.06, while freshman Enrique Villa followed with a time of 1:55.25 to take fourth place.

The Tigers performed well in the distance events with freshman Michael Robinson earning fourth place in the 5000M with a mark of 14:59.25. Freshman Austin Dai followed with a sixth-place finish after earning a clip of 15:11.50.

Freshman Marcos Gonzalez highlighted the throws for the men as he tossed a 170' in the Javelin.


Freshman Maryjane Smith took her talents to the 400M and placed third with a final time of 58.22.

The Riverside Relays came in strong with a 4x400M relay placing second with a time of 4:07.80 and the 4x100M coming in third with a clip of 50:48.

Freshman Javay McDermott earned a tied for first finish in the High Jump with a mark of 4' 11", while freshman Katelyn Baker earned a 35' 4.75" in the Triple Jump.

Freshman Cam'ay Stocker helmed the throws with a Discuss toss of 124' 5".

The Tigers will compete at the Redlands Invitational on Friday, March 16th at Ted Runner Stadium on the Campus of the University of Redlands. Events are set to kick off at 8 a.m.