Utah State Records Five First Place Finishes At Boise State Invitational
Freshman Krista Larson at Wilson Motor Invitational 2006
 
Freshman Krista Larson at Wilson Motor Invitational 2006
 
 

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.

COMPLETE RESULTS

Women's Results

60 Hurdles - 1. Amber Judd 8.84 6. Lacey Hulbert 9.10 10. Aimee Savageau 10.00

200 - 15. Elaine Connolly 26.86

400 - 12. Elaine Connolly 58.23 13. Amber Judd 58.39 18. Jennifer Day 1:00.65 19. Dana Strauss 1:01.51

4x400 - 5. Utah State A 3:54.49

3,000 - 4. Erica Martineau 11:37.48

High Jump - 1. Lacey Hulbert 1.73m (5-08.00) 6. Tara Pickett 1.53m (5-00.25)

Pole Vault - 1. Kathryn Duhadway 3.75m (12-03.50) 5. Kaylene Gastaldi 3.45m (11-03.75)

Weight Throw - 6. Krista Larson 14.23m (46-08.25) 10. Michelle Bowen 12.86m (42-02.25)

Shot Put - 5. Krista Larson 11.09m (36-04.75) 10. Aimee Savageau 10.61m (34-09.75)

Men's Results

60-Meter - 4. DJ Smith 6.99 13. Cedric Young 7.15

60 Hurdles - 1. Scott Bell 8.15 3. Dustin Vetica 8.34 5. Jason Jeppsen 8.63 7. Nick Karren 8.72

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

800 - 3. Craig Bown 1:58.29 4. Yance Fawcett 1:58.46 6. Mitch Lancaster 1.59.48 8. David Gray 2:00.52 9. Todd Griffith 2:00.64 10. Derek Hastings 2:02.36 14. Mercer Owen 2:09.92

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)

Shot Put - 9. Kevin Liu 14.85m (48-08.75) 10. Bruce Clement 13.22 (43-04.50)

Weight Throw - 4. Kevin Liu 18.32m (60-01.25) 10. Bruce Clement 11.11m (36-05.50)

 

 

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