Utah State Track And Field Has Solid Day At Two Meets Saturday
Utah State's men and women's track and field teams performed well at New Mexico's Don Kirby Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M., as well as the Stanford Invitational in Stanford, Calif., on Friday and Saturday, April 6-7.
 
Utah State's men and women's track and field teams performed well at New Mexico's Don Kirby Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M., as well as the Stanford Invitational in Stanford, Calif., on Friday and Saturday, April 6-7.
 
 

April 7, 2012

Don Kirby Invitational Results
Stanford Invitational Results

Albuquerque, N.M. | Stanford, Calif. - Utah State's men and women's track and field teams performed well at New Mexico's Don Kirby Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M., as well as the Stanford Invitational in Stanford, Calif., on Friday and Saturday, April 6-7.

USU's women won three events in Albuquerque while the Aggies placed 17 overall at the two meets.

Winning events for the Utah State women were seniors Sonia Grabowska in the pole vault [3.98m (13-00.75)], Spela Hus in the shot put [14.45m (47-05.00)] and Lindsey Spencer in the discus [51.48m (168-11)].

At the Stanford Invitational, senior Daniel Howell placed ninth (8:48.25) in the top section of the 3,000m steeplechase while fellow senior Aaron Clements captured fifth-place in the third section of the same event (9:02.43). Senior Kim Quinn crossed the finish line in the 5,000m with a time of 16:46.65 to place 16th, while junior Stephanie Burt and sophomore Hannah Williams finished 18th and 19th in the 3,000m steeplechase with times of 11:00.43 and 11:00.59, respectively.

Finishing in third-place in their respective event at the Don Kirby Invitational were senior Jessie Chugg in the 800m (2:14.23), sophomore Bryce Hall in the discus [47.80m (156-10)] and freshman Travis Johnson in the triple jump with a leap of 14.57m (47-09.75). Hall also tied for fourth-place in the shot put with a toss of 15.61m (51-02.75).

 

 

Other student-athletes placing fourth in their respective events were juniors Aubrie Haymore in the 400m (55.32), Amber Thompson in the pole vault with a mark of 3.68m (12-00.75) and John Johnson in the men's portion of the pole vault at 4.80m (15-09.00). Freshman Nic Bowens clocked in at a personal-best 10.51 to capture fourth-place in the 100m, while Bowen along with senior Xavier Martin and juniors Silas Pimentel and Will Henry had the fourth-fastest time in the men's 4x100m relay race.

Capturing fifth-place for USU were juniors Kaylee Campbell in the 3,000m steeplechase (11:48.02) and Kenny Hamlett in the triple jump [14.13m (46-04.25)], along with freshman Mariah Thompson in the high jump [1.69m (5-06.50)] and Devin Wright in the javelin with a throw of 59.39m (194-10).

The 2012 outdoor season will continue, as the Aggies will travel to Sacramento, Calif., for the Sacramento State Invite on Friday and Saturday, April 13-14. Utah State track and field will host its lone home meet of the season, the Mark Faldmo Invitational on Friday and Saturday, April 20-21 at the Ralph Maughan Track Stadium. For more information, fans can visit the track and field page on www.utahstateaggies.com.

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UTAH STATE RESULTS
DON KIRBY INVITATIONAL
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.
APRIL 6-7, 2012

WOMEN: 100m - 22. Shaleen Richardson, 12.47; 27. Laycee Elliott, 12.87

200m - 8. Bailee Whitworth, 24.39; 16. Shaleen Richardson, 24.98; 26. Krista Whittle, 26.00; 31. Hollie Bosworth, 26.31; 34. Jessie Nielsen, 26.66; 38. Kayla Sagers, 27.00

400m - 4. Aubrie Haymore, 55.32; 7. Katelyn Heiner, 55.55; 16. Hollie Bosworth, 58.74; 17. Jessie Nielsen, 59.40; 18. Krista Whittle, 59.70; 21. Kayla Sagers, 1:00.24

800m - 3. Jessie Chugg, 2:14.23; 7. Alisa Sheffer, 2:17.88

1,500m - 16. Brittany Bushman, 4:58.37

3,000m Steeplechase - 5. Kaylee Campbell, 11:48.02

4x100m - 8. Utah State, 47.56 (Shaleen Richardson, Aubrie Haymore, Bailee Whitworth, Katelyn Heiner)

High Jump - 5. Mariah Thompson, J1.69m (5-06.50); 8. Jodi Williams, J1.64m (5-04.50); T-13. Madison Jensen, 1.49m (4-10.50)

Long Jump - 11. Bailee Whitworth, 5.61m (18-05.00); 13. Katelyn Heiner, 5.51m (18-01.00); 14. Daphne Jones, 5.49m (18-00.25)

Triple Jump - 12. Julia Stewart, 11.29m (37-00.50)

Pole Vault - 1. Sonia Grabowska, 3.98m (13-00.75); T-4. Amber Thompson, 3.68m (12-00.75); T-7. Rachelle St. Jeor, 3.53m (11-07.00)

Shot Put - 1. Spela Hus, 14.45m (47-05.00); 8. Melanie Heslop, 12.33m (40-05.50); Keeley Eldredge, Foul; Lindsey Spencer, Foul

Discus - 1. Lindsey Spencer, 51.48m (168-11); 8. Melanie Heslop, 38.89m (127-07); 12. Spela Hus, 37.46m (122-11); 14. Keeley Eldredge, 36.41m (119-05)

Javelin - 9. Sam Nielson, 35.97m (118-00); 14. Aubriann Bosen, 34.66m (113-08) MEN: 100m - 4. Nic Bowens, 10.51; 7. Will Henry, 10.71; 18. Xavier Martin, 11.03

400m - 28. Garrett Peck, 52.15

400m Hurdles - 10. Dan Mosman, 56.49; 11. James Rohwer, 56.86

800m - 6. Chio Lopez, 1:55.30; 9. Devin Lang, 1:56.19

1,500m - 15. Nick Bolinder, 4:05.16; 26. Adam Mathias, 4:16.00

3,000m Steeplechase - 10. Eric Shellhorn, 9:40.52; 12. Austin Neuner, 10:00.86; 13. David Cluff, 10:33.92

4x100m - 4. Utah State, 41.17 (Will Henry, Nic Bowens, Silas Pimentel, Xavier Martin)

High Jump - Eric Follett, NH

Pole Vault - 4. John Johnson, J4.80m (15-09.00)

Triple Jump - 3. Travis Johnson, 14.57m (47-09.75); 5. Kenny Hamlett, 14.13m (46-04.25); 12. Reagan Ward, 13.33m (43-09.00)

Shot Put - T-4. Bryce Hall, 15.61m (51-02.75); 6. Joe Canavan, 15.37m (50-05.25)

Discus - 3. Bryce Hall, 47.80m (156-10)

Javelin - 5. Devin Wright, J59.39m (194-10)

UTAH STATE RESULTS STANFORD INVITATIONAL STANFORD, CALIF. APRIL 6, 2012

WOMEN: 3,000m Steeplechase (Section Three) - 18. Stephanie Burt, 11:00.43; 19. Hannah Williams 11:00.59

5,000m (Section Three) - 16. Kim Quinn, 16:46.65 MEN: 3,000m Steeplechase (Section One) - 9. Daniel Howell, 8:48.25

3,000m Steeplechase (Section Three) - 5. Aaron Clements, 9:02.43

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