Utah State Records Five First Place Finishes At Boise State Invitational
LOGAN, Utah - Utah State's track and field teams had five first place finishers at the Holiday Inn Team Invitational hosted by Boise State University this weekend.
Senior Lacey Hulbert captured first place in the high jump with a personal best mark of 1.73m (5-08.00). Junior Amber Judd also had a personal best time of 8.84, finishing first in the 60-meter hurdles. Freshman Krista Larson came in sixth throwing two feet farther than ever before in the weight throw with a personal best toss of 14.23m (46-08.25).
"It was a good meet," said assistant track and field coach Stan Croft. "We made a lot of progress as a team and I think everyone is really looking forward to coming back to Boise again in two weeks (for the Western Athletic Conference Championships)"
The men's team had two first place finishers, as freshman Clint Silcock who came in first for the second week in a row in the high jump with a mark of 2.03m (6-08.00), while junior Scoot Bell captured first in the 60-meter dash with a time of 8.15. Junior Kevin Liu came in fourth-place in the weight throw with a personal best toss of 18.32m (60-01.25), and senior Dasheek Akwenye came in fourth in the 400-meter dash with a personal best time of 48.59.
The Aggies will return to Boise, Idaho on Wednesday, Feb. 22 through Saturday, Feb. 25 for the WAC Indoor Championships.
200 - 15. Elaine Connolly 26.86
4x400 - 5. Utah State A 3:54.49
3,000 - 4. Erica Martineau 11:37.48
Shot Put - 5. Krista Larson 11.09m (36-04.75) 10. Aimee Savageau 10.61m (34-09.75)
200 - 9. DJ Smith 22.31
400 - 4. Dasheek Akweyne 48.59 11. Brett Knighton 50.31 12. Yance Fawcett 50.49 13. Brad Martin 50.96 14. Emon Williams 50.99 15. Shane Cronin 51.02 15. David Gray 51.02 19. Nick Karren 51.61 20. Craig Bown 51.64 21. Mitch Lancaster 51.67 24. Mercer Owen 52.80
1 Mile - 6. Steve Atkinson 4:30.82 9. Jake Jensen 4:49.85 10. Eric Borchel 4:54.62
4x400 - 3. Utah State A 3:21.30
High Jump - 1. Clint Silcock 2.03m (6-08.00)
Pole Vault - 2. Max Hansen 4.30m (14-01.25) 4. Ryan Pevey 4.00m (13-01.50)