Cory Martin Shocks with WL shot, 72-6 2/4, Weekend Wrap-Up, by Walt Murphy, Note by Larry Eder


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How would you feel if you improved over almost three fee in your shot put in one
competition? Well, Cory Martin went from a 68 footer to a 72 foot thrower in
one night! And a world leader on top of it. Read how Walt Murphy described

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USATF High Performance Meet

Occidental, CA, 5-22.
Treniere (Clement) Moser, the 3-time U.S. champion at 1500-meters(2005-2007), won the women's 800 in 2:01.33, her fastest time in three years, and beat a high-class field that included Morgan Uceny(2:01.88), Shannon Rowbury(2:02.02), Jenny Barringer(2:02.12-PR), and Erin Donohue(2:02.34). Alice Schmidt won the "B" race in 2:01.68.
Leo Manzano(3:36.74) won the men's 1500-meters over Russell Brown(3:36.89-PR) and Will Leer(3:37.26-PR).
Former Michigan star  Nicole Edwards(4:06.34-PR) edged England's Jemma Simpson(4:06.39-PR) to take the women's 1500-meters. Shalane Flanagan, the American Record holder at 5000 and 10,000 meters, finished 3rd(4:10.24), just ahead of Amy Mortimer(4:10.82),
The men's 800 was won by Duane Solomon(1:46.48) over J.J. Johnson(1:46.53).

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Karjuan Williams Runs U.S.-Leading 1:45.79
Karjuan WIlliams, the 2005 U.S. Junior Champion, finished 5th in the 800, running a personal best of 1:45.79.
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Tucson Elite Throwers Meet--Cory Martin Explodes: 72-6  1/4!
Cory Martin, with a previous best of 68-3  3/4, pulled off a shocker with his winning toss of           72-6  1/4(world leader) in the men's shot put. Martin, the 2008 NCAA Champipn in the shot put and hammer throw while at Auburn, opened with a modest 67-11  3/4, got his first PR in the 2nd round with a throw of 71-4  3/4, then got his big mark in the 3rd round. He fouled in the 4th round, then finished with throws of 70-3  3/4 and 70-5  1/4.
Finishing 2nd was NCAA favorite Ryan Whiting of Arizona State, who threw 70-11  3/4.
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