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Friday March 29, 2002

Horowitz named All-American 


Berkeley resident Clara Horowitz was named an Accelerade All-American for track & field this week for her performance at the 2002 Nike Indoor Classic in Philadelphia. 

Horowitz, a student at Head Royce High, was named to the All-American team for finishing in the top six in the one-mile race at the meet. She has committed to run for Duke University next season. 


Cal Multi-Event meet gets started 


Headlined by 1996 Olympic decathlon gold medallist Dan O’Brien, the Cal Multi-Event meet got underway Thursday at Edwards Stadium. Only one Golden Bear, Shawna Adkins, participated in the two-day event, and she closed out the first portion of the heptathlon in third place with an overall score of 3056.  

O’Brien competed in two events on Goldman Field, the shot-put and the high jump. He tied for second on the shot-put, tossing a throw of 48-4.75. On the high jump, O’Brien’s mark of 6-4.75 was good enough for a third place tie. Leading the pack in the decathalon was Montana’s Bryan Anderson, who closed out the first day with a score of 3908.  

Adkins finished third behind Washington State’s Ellanne Richardson, who posted a score of 3335, and Beach TC’s Robin Unger, who checked in at 3302. Adkins performed well in all four events, clocking a 15.04 in the 100mH and a 26.25 in the 200m. In shot put, the Golden Bear tossed 40-0.5, while jumping 5-4.25 in the high jump.  

Competition continues today at Edwards, beginning at 9:15 a.m. 


Summer traveling team tryouts 


The James Kenney Recreation Center will be holding tryouts for a girls’ summer traveling team today and next Friday. The tryouts are open to girls’ aged 14-17 with high school eligibility for next season and will run from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. For more information ball BYA Sports & Fitness Department at 845-9066. 


Roner picked up by Earthquakes 


Cal graduate Chris Roner was signed by the San Jose Earthquakes of Major League Soccer this week. 

Roner, an All-Pac-10 player in 2001, was signed to a developmental contract, which means he will not count against San Jose’s salary cap. 


Gates, Smith named All-Academic 


Cal senior guard Dennis Gates and junior guard Donte Smith both earned recognition on the Pac-10 All-Academic men’s basketball team, the conference announced 


Gates was placed on the first team for the second consecutive year. He was also a second team choice as a sophomore in 2000. Smith garnered honorable mention status for the 

second time. 

During the past season, Gates competed as a graduate student in Cal’s School of Education. He earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology in just three years and will receive his 

master’s degree this May. On the court, Gates started 14 games for the Bears in 2001-02 and averaged 5.6 points and 2.0 rebounds. He also ranked second on the team in both 

assists (71) and steals (38). 

Smith, an undeclared major, saw action in 14 games for Cal this year, averaging 1.1 points and 0.6 rebounds. 

Over the past two years, Cal has had four first team Pac-10 All-Academic members with Gates, Ryan Forehan-Kelly and Morgan Lingle on the squad last season.