Utah State Track & Field Sets Four School Record at New Mexico Invitational
Juniors Nic Bowens and Chari Hawkins, and senior Keeley Eldredge all set school records for Utah State track & field Saturday at the New Mexico hosted Don Kirby Elite Collegiate Invitational.
 
Juniors Nic Bowens and Chari Hawkins, and senior Keeley Eldredge all set school records for Utah State track & field Saturday at the New Mexico hosted Don Kirby Elite Collegiate Invitational.
 
 

Feb. 15, 2014

Logan, Utah -

Juniors Nic Bowens and Chari Hawkins, and senior Keeley Eldredge all set school records for Utah State track & field Saturday at the New Mexico hosted Don Kirby Elite Collegiate Invitational.

Bowens ran a 21.11 in the 200m to break his own school record and place seventh in the event and followed up that performance with a 6.68 in the 60m to best his own school record and finish sixth. Hawkins finished first and shattered the school record in the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.40 and Eldredge blasted her own school record in the weight throw with a heave of 19.14m (62-09.50), good for ninth-place.

Senior Bailee Whitworth took third in section C of the 60m dash with a time of 7.69 for the Aggie women. Other top-five performances for the Aggies included senior Silas Pimentel's (6.78) third-place finish in section B of the 60m dash and junior Eric Shellhorn's (4:08.81) fifth-place performance in the mile.

The Aggies also competed over the weekend at the Husky Classic in Seattle, Wash., and at the Boise State Team Challenge in Nampa, Idaho.

At the Husky Classic, freshman Tori Parkinson was the top finisher for the Aggie women with a 10th-place performance in the 3,000m with a time of 9:55.83. Sophomore Spencer Russell led the way for the Utah State men in Seattle by placing 16th in the 800m with a time of 1:53.02.


 

 

Utah State received a number of strong performances at the Boise State Team Challenge. Junior Chris Martinez led the way in Nampa by winning the 3,000m with a time of 8:38.61. Sophomore Tanner Hunt (49.66) and junior Travis Johnson (13.95m/45-09.25) finished second in the 400m and triple jump, respectively. Finishing fifth for the Aggies were freshmen Brett McAdams (4:24.65) and Mitchell Kalinin (4.47m/14-08.00) in the mile and pole vault respectively.

For the USU women, freshman Sydney Blair placed third in the 800m with a time of 2:17.44. Fellow freshman Bethani Talbot joined Blair in third position with a leap of of 1.60m (5-03.00) in the high jump. The Aggie women also received a pair of fifth-place performances from freshman Morgan Monks (3.25,/10-08.00) in the pole vault and sophomore Karlee Deeter (5:14.59) in the mile.

"In Seattle we got some top-10 performances and season bests for our athletes, it was a great performance up there. In Albuquerque we had a lot of season best performances as well as four new school records. We had a lot of good performances in Boise as well. We'll now turn our focus to preparing for the Mountain West Championships in two weeks," said Aggie Veteran Coach Gregg Gensel.

Complete Results from the Don Kirby Elite Collegiate Invitational can be found athttp://www.utahstateaggies.com/sports/c-track/stats/2013-2014/donkirbycomplete.html, while results from the Boise State Team Challenge are available at http://www.utahstateaggies.com/sports/c-track/stats/2013-2014/boisestateteamchallengeresults.html. Results from the Husky Classic can be accessed athttp://www.gohuskies.com/fls/30200/trackresults/021414/index.htm.

The Aggies will take a week off before competing in their first Mountain West Championships. The championships will be held at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Feb. 27-28

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UTAH STATE RESULTS

DON KIRBY ELITE COLLEGIATE INVITATIONAL

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M

FEBRUARY 14, 2013

 

Women:

200m (finals) - 30th. Bailee Whitworth, 24.71; 50. Brittany Rawlins, 25.65; 52. Kaitlyn Wilcox, 25.70

400m (finals) - 6. Kylie Ross, 57.10; 9. Mikkell Minnoch, 57.49; 12. Chalese West, 57.72; 13. Laycee Elliott, 57.93; 17. Jensen Williams, 58.60

High Jump (finals) - 6. Chari Hawkins, 1.78m (5-10.00); 9. Rachel Orr, 1.73m (5-08.00); 18. Katelyn Zabriskie, 1.63m (5-04.25); Mitzi Munns, NH

Long Jump (finals) - 7. Chari Hawkins, 5.90m (19-04.25); 19. Daphne Jones, 5.46m (17-11.00)

Weight Throw (finals) - 9. Keeley Eldredge, 19.14m (62-09.50)*; 12. Melanie Heslop, 17.32m (56-10.00)

Men:

200m (finals) - 7. Nic Bowens, 21.11*; 10. Silas Pimentel, 21.45; 21. Jacob Bautista Jr., 21.66; 28. Cole Lambourne, 21.78; 51. Dallas Hoofard, 22.42

400m Unseeded (finals) - 9. Austin Groll, 49.42

High Jump (finals) - 15. Xavier Williford Jr., 1.93m (6-04.00); 17. Jay Coleman Merrill, 1.88m (6-02.00)

Long Jump (finals) - 22. CJ O'Neal, 6.45m (21-02.00)

Weight Throw (finals) - 16. Michael Cardinal, 16.69m (54-09.25); 20. Kevin Allen, 15.89m (52-01.75); Bryce Hall, ND

* = School Record

 

HUSKY CLASSIC

SEATTLE, WASH.

FEBRUARY 14, 2013

 

Women:

5,000m (finals) - 36. Alex Litzsinger, 17:20.33; 42. Ashley Robison, 17:33.89; 46. Jacqueline Winterton, 17:49.36

Men:

5,000m (finals) - 44. Kyle McKenna, 14:35.39

DON KIRBY ELITE COLLEGIATE INVITATIONAL

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M

FEBRUARY 15, 2013

 

Women:

60m Sec. C (prelims) - 6. Bailee Whitworth, 7.77q; 8. Brittany Rawlins, 7.84

60m Sec. C (finals) - 3. Bailee Whitworth, 7.69

60m Hurdles Sec. B (prelims) - 2. Chari Hawkins, 8.53q; 10. Cree Taylor, 8.90

60m Hurdles Sec. B (finals) - 1. Chari Hawkins, 8.40*

4x400m Relay (finals) - 9. Utah State 'A' (Chalese West, Kylie Ross, Mikkell Minnoch, Kaitlyn Wilcox), 3:48.64

Shot Put (finals) - 20. Melanie Heslop, 12.85m (42-02.00); 22. Maci Bingham, 12.80m (42-00.00)

Men:

60m Sec. A (prelims) - 6. Nic Bowens, 6.75q

60m Sec. B (prelims) - 3. Silas Pimentel, 6.86q; 8. Jacob Bautista Jr., 6.93q; 10. CJ O'Neal, 6.95

60m Sec. A (finals) - 6. Nic Bowens, 6.68*

60m Sec. B (finals) - 3. Silas Pimentel, 6.78; 7. Jacob Buatista Jr., 6.88

400m (finals) - 13. Cole Lambourne, 48.10

800m (finals) - 10. Austin Orr, 1:55.71

Mile (finals) - 5. Eric Shellhorn, 4:08.81

60m Hurdles Sec. C (prelims) - 7. Alec Willard, 8.55q; 10. Dan Mosman, 8.57; 12. Kalon Weston, 8.64; 13. Dallas Hoofard, 8.81

60m Hurdles Sec. C (finals) - 7. Alec Willard, 8.56

4x400m Relay (finals) - 15. Utah State 'A' (Austin Groll, Kalon Weston, Dan Mosman, Cole Lambourne), 3:16.64

Shot Put (finals) - 19. Bryce Hall, 15.73m (51-07.25); 23. Kevin Allen, 15.31m (50-02.75); 26. Michael Cardinal, 14.06m (46-01.50)

* = School Record

HUSKY CLASSIC

SEATTLE, WASH.

FEBRUARY 15, 2013

 

Women:

Mile (finals) - 43. Alex Litzsinger, 5:03.83

3,000m (finals) - 10. Tori Parkinson, 9:55.83; 20. Cierra Simmons, 9:59.02; 26. Brittany Bushman, 10:00.72

Men:

800m (finals) - 16. Spencer Russell, 1:53.02; 26. Briton Page, 1:54.12

3,000m (finals) - 19. Colby Wilson, 8:17.39; 47. Mike Bills, 8:31.52

BOISE STATE TEAM CHALLENGE

NAMPA, IDAHO

FEBRUARY 15, 2013

 

Women:

60m (prelims) - 10. Bethany King, 8.05

60m Hurdles (prelims) - 11. Elise Maddox, 9.68; 19. Bethani Talbot, 10.17

200m (finals) - 19. Bethany King, 26.37; 32. Bethani Talbot, 28.33

400m (finals) - 17. Katherine Vande Pol, 1:02.93

800m (finals) - 3. Sydney Blair 2:17.44; 9. Heather Simpson, 2:21.63

Mile (finals) - 5. Karlee Deeter, 5:14.59; 6. Brooke Rawlins, 5:15.02

3,000m (finals) - 10. Annie Orr, 10:45.14; 14. Joanna Boyd, 10:54.57; 17. Abbie Barrett, 11:21.54; 18. Tessa Brown, 11:27.00

High Jump (finals) - 3. Bethani Talbot, 1.60m (5-03.00)

Pole Vault (finals) - 5. Morgan Monks, 3.25m (10-08.00)

Long Jump (finals) - 8. Bethani Talbot, 5.02m (16-05.75)

Triple Jump (finals) - 7. Anna Maki, 11.11m (36-05.50); 8. Kayla Lee, 11.07m (36-04.00); 10. Sam Nielson, 10.65m (34-11.25)

Weight Throw (finals) - 9. Abby Andrews, 14.30m (46-11.00); 13. Shelby Jordan, 13.82m (45-04.25); 20. Julia Klingler, 13.02m (42-08.75)

Men:

60m (prelims) - 26. Jude Edwards, 7.45

60m Hurdles (prelims) - 15. Bradford Strobell, 9.07

200m (finals) - 24. Jude Edwards, 23.76

400m (finals) - 2. Tanner Hunt, 49.66

Mile (finals) - 5. Brett McAdams, 4:24.65

3,000m (finals) - 1. Chris Martinez, 8:38.61; 5. Kade Jensen, 8:46.62; 6. Sander Brouwers, 8:47.35; 7. Erich Olschewski, 8:50.68; 12. Joe Gough, 8:57.42; 21. Jeff Taylor, 9:28.73

High Jump (finals) - 11. Bradford Strobell, 1.75m (5-08.75)

Pole Vault (finals) - 5. Mitchell Kalinin, 4.47m (14-08.00); 10. Trevor Andersen, 4.02m (13-02.25); 12. Bradford Strobell, 3.72m (12-02.50)

Long Jump (finals) - 8. Bradford Strobel, 6.05m (19-10.25); 11. Kevin Brough, 5.66m (18-07.00)

Triple Jump (finals) - 2. Travis Johnson, 13.95m (45-09.25); 5. Kenny Hamlett, 13.56m (44-06.00)

Shot Put (finals) - 15. Ben Bracken, 12.94m (42-05.50)

Weight Throw (finals) - 10. Ben Bracken, 12.83m (42-01.25)

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