Grabowska and Hall Lead USU Track and Field With Wins on Day One of the Cougar Invitational
Jan. 22, 2011
LOGAN, Utah -
Utah State men and women's track and field showed a solid performance at the
first day of the Cougar Invitational hosted by Washington State in Pullman, Wash., on
Overall, the Aggies had six top-three finishes, and two event champions as they head
into day two of the competition.
Junior Sonia Grabowska and sophomore Spencer Hall led USU by winning their event.
Grabowska, a native from Warsaw, Poland, won in the pole vault with a jump of 13-
03.75 (4.06m) which stands as a Western Athletic Conference-best this season. Hall, a
Kaysville, Utah native, won the weight throw with a mark of 53-04.50 (16.27m).
Also performing well for the women was freshman standout Chari Hawkins as she took
second in the pentathlon (3,460 pts.), followed by sophomore Jen Schiess (2,969 pts.)
and senior Camille Fehlberg (2,878 pts.). Senior Lindsey Spencer was the top Aggie in
the weight throw, placing third with a personal-best of 55-01.50 (16.80m). Junior
Spela Hus finished closely behind Spencer in fifth place with a personal-best of
Junior Damian Szade posted a career-best in the long jump, finishing second with a
jump of 23-06.25 (7.17m) just behind Stephan Scott-Ellis from Washington State.
Fellow junior Philip Noble stands in second place in the heptathlon with 2,535 pts.,
heading into the final day of the meet. They have completed four of the seven
Utah State will continue action on Saturday Jan. 22 to conclude the Cougar
Invitational in Pullman, Wash.
UTAH STATE RESULTS
JAN 21, 2011
WASHINGTON STATE COUGAR INVITATIONAL
Pole Vault - 1. Sonia Grabowska, 13-03.75 (4.06m); 6. Amber Thompson, 10-10.25
Weight Throw - 3. Lindsey Spencer, 55-01.50 (16.80m); 5. Spela Hus, 49-07.25 (15.12m)
Pent. 60h - 2. Chari Hawkins, 8.84; 3. Jen Schiess, 9.77; 4. Camille Fehlberg, 10.18
Pent. 800m - 1. Camille Fehlberg, 2:30.41; 3. Chari Hawkins, 2:35.05; 4. Jen Schiess,
Pent. High Jump - 1. Chari Hawkins, 5-04.50 (1.64m); 2. Jen Schiess, 5-03.25 (1.61m);
4. Camille Fehlberg, 4-06.00 (1.37m)
Pent. Long Jump - 1. Chari Hawkins, 17-05.50 (5.32m); 3. Camille Fehlberg, 15-10.25
(4.83m); 4. Jen Schiess, 15-03.25 (4.65m)
Pent. Shot Put - 2. Jen Schiess, 32-02.25 (9.81m); 3. Camille Fehlberg, 32-01.50
(9.79m); 4. Chari Hawkins, 29-00.50 (8.85m)
Pent. Final - 2. Chari Hawkins, 3,460 pts.; 3. Jen Schiess, 2,969 pts.; 4. Camille
Fehlberg, 2,878 pts.
Long Jump - 2. Damian Szade, 23-06.25 (7.17m); 6. CJ O'Neal, 21-04.75 (6.52m)
Weight Throw - 1. Spencer Hall, 53-04.50 (16.27m)
Hept. 60m - 1. Philip Noble, 7.30
Hept. High Jump - 2. Philip Noble, 5-08.50 (1.74m)
Hept. Long Jump - 2. Philip Noble, 20-06.50 (6.26m)
Hept. Shot Put - 2. Philip Noble, 35-06.00 (10.82m)