Town Square

Post a New Topic

Brooks sets triple jump mark to win event at Pac-12 championships

Original post made on May 19, 2014

Stanford junior Darian Brooks won the Pac-12 men's triple jump title on the last jump of the competition Sunday at Washington State, breaking a school record that stood since 1970.

This story contains 849 words.

If you are a paid subscriber, check to make sure you have logged in. Otherwise our system cannot recognize you as having full free access to our site.

If you are a paid print subscriber and haven't yet set up an online account, click here to get your online account activated.

Comments (1)

Like this comment
Posted by Allen Mereditn
a resident of Atherton
on May 19, 2014 at 9:29 am

In 1970 (during the Jim Plunkett era), Allen Meredith won the Pac-8 Triple Jump championship setting a new Stanford Triple Jump record that held for 44 years until Darien Brooks won the Pac-12 Triple Jump championship (for the 2nd time in 44 years) yesterday. A huge congratulations! Darien surpassed his best distance by over 2 feet on his final jump and beat the 2nd place jumper by 17 inches, where Meredith beat the competition by 15 inches over second place.

Darien Brooks has a great future at Stanford over the next couple of years!


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 11,399 views

Family Planning: Don't F%@K Up
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,342 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 511 views

 

Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

For the last 23 years, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has given away more than $4 million to local nonprofits serving children and families. When you make a donation, every dollar is automatically doubled, and 100% of the funds go directly to local programs. It’s a great way to ensure your charitable donations are working at home.

DONATE HERE