Utah State Has Four First Place Finishes At BYU Invitational
PROVO, Utah - Utah State's track team had four first place finishes in its meet Friday in Provo, Utah at the 2006 BYU Cougar Invitational. Teams competing were BYU, Mimasaka University, Northern Arizona,Utah, Utah Valley, Weber State, and Wyoming.
Junior Amber Judd, took first place in the 400-meter hurdles (1:01.25) and finished second in the 100-meter hurdles (14:32) with teammate Lacy Hulbert taking second place with a time of 14.42. Senior Kristen Guymon captured first place in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:36.14.
The men's side had a strong showing in senior DJ Smith who clinched first place in the 100-meters (10.57). Junior Scott Bell took first place in the 400-meters with a time of 52.57 with his teammate Nick Karren coming in second with a time of 53.55.
Senior Kevin Liu finished second in the hammer throw with a toss of 54.06 m (177-04.00). Liu also finished third in the shot put (15.99m; 52-05.50). In the 3,000 meter steeple chase freshman Derek Hastings took third place (10:31.36) with teammate Taylor Price right behind him coming in fourth place (10:35.41).
Utah State heads to UCLA in Los Angeles, Calif. on Friday, April 7 and Saturday, April 8.
100- 13. Megan Wold 13.15
200- 12. Natalie Wisan 26.68, 16. Megan Wold 26.99
4x400- 2. USU 3:54.35
Pole Vault- 4. Kathryn Duhadway 3.50m
High Jump- 3. Tara Pickett 1.65m, 4. Aimee Savageau 1.60m
Hammer- 13. Krista Larson 37.50m
Discuss- 6. Krista Larson 39.39m
Shot Put- 11. Krista Larson 11.17m
100- 1. DJ Smith 10.57
400- 6. Brett Knighton 49.30, 9. David Gray 50.01
4x400- 3. USU 3:19.52
3,000 SC- 3. Derek Hastings 10:31.36, 4. Taylor Price 10:35.41
High Jump- 7. Clinton Silcock 2.00m
Long Jump- 2. Justin Wickard 6.86m
Discuss- 6. Kevin Liu 45.97m
Hammer- Kevin Liu 54.06m
Shot Put- 3. Kevin Liu 15.99m
Javelin- 8. Chase Taylor 52.48m, 11. Patrick Monday 44.85m