Utah State’s Devin Wright Rules Day One of the Mark Faldmo Invitational
April 14, 2017

Day 1 Results | Mark Faldmo Schedule

LOGAN, Utah. – Utah State track & field concluded day one of the Mark Faldmo Invitational with a victory in the men’s javelin on Friday at Maughan Track Stadium.

The title was captured by senior Devin Wright, who recorded a mark of 62.93m (206-5).

Freshman Oran Wasserman further fortified the Aggie men’s throwing events by placing second in the hammer throw with a distance of 55.97m (183-7).

On the women’s side, sophomore Michala Zilkey placed fourth in the hammer throw with a mark of 52.06m (170-10).

Action on day two of the Mark Faldmo Invitational will begin Saturday at 10 a.m., with the men’s and women’s discus events.

Saturday's events at the Mark Faldmo Invitational will be streamed live on the Mountain West Network.

The Mountain West Outdoor Championships will be held in Logan, Utah on May 10-13, just 12 days before the First Round of the NCAA Championships in Austin, Texas, on May 25-27.

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UTAH STATE RESULTS

Women’s Results:

5,000m (finals) – 4. Kelsey Girardelli, 18:46.22; 6. Amanda Stoudt, 18:55.60; 7. Selina Ramsey, 18:56.77.

Hammer (finals) – 4. Michala Zilkey, 52.06m (170-10); 6. Olivia Moriconi, 50.67m (166-3); 7. Maia Garren, 49.97m (163-11).

Javelin (finals) – 5. Mandee Christensen, 39.77m (130-6); 9. Aspen Drecksel, 20.90m (68-7).

Men’s Results:

Hammer (finals) – 2. Oran Wasserman, 55.97m (183-7); 11. Jaydon Lord, 40.91m (134-3).

Javelin (finals) – 1. Devin Wright, 62.93m (206-5); 5. Chase Thurgood, 49.17m (161-4).

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