While bad weather in the
The Broncos made the most of it.
Senior Eleni Kafourou earned season bests in
winning both the long jump and triple jump.
The much-decorated Kafourou won the long jump by leaping 20-feet,
11.50-inches. Surging Racquel
Jones placed fourth in the long jump (17-9), clocked a career-best 24.14 in the
200 to finish third and ran a 12.05 100 to finish third. Kafourou
finished just behind Jones in the 100 (12.14).
Ann Noyes was awarded fifth in the triple with a fine mark of 37-4, a
seasonal best for Ann.
Heidi Doring was second in the pole vault,
clearing 11-11.75 while BreAnna Craig finished fifth (11-5.75).
Russell scored two career bests, coming in seventh in the hammer (162-7.25).
Mele Vaisima was eighth (160-9.25) and Alyssa Osai came in 11th
with a throw of 153-1.75. Vaisima
also finished 10th in the shot put with a throw of 40-feet,
2.25-inches and Russell was 11th with her second personal best
Freshman Emily Funkhouser is proving her worth
already, finishing third in the 400-meter hurdles in one minute, 2.85 seconds.
Another, Piper Delaney, finished sixth in the 1,500-meters with a career
best of 4:49.40. Paige Orcutt was
eighth in the 800 (2:30.44).
Michael Walrath (1:52.46 in the 800) and
Rolando Trammel (14.66 in the 110-meter hurdles) each topped their career bests
and earned third-place finishes. Trammel
scored a second career best with a jump of 23-1.25 to place third in the long
jump. Kurt Felix finished eighth in
that event with a mark of 22-10 and came in second in the long jump with a jump
Dusty Klein, Nick Tatro and Logan Fredrickson
provided good support for Walrath in the 800, finishing fifth (1:53.77), seventh
(1:55.36) and 10th (1:57.28) respectively.
Paul Robertson tied a career-best of 48.90 to
place eighth in the 400 and finished ninth in the 200 (22.28) with a
career-best. Trammel was fifth
(21.88) and Capelle sixth (21.89). The
1600-meter relay team of Walrath, Klein, Fredrickson and Tatro was fifth with a
time of 3:21.61.
Alex Nelson is improving by leaps and bounds,
tossing a personal best of 198-3.50 to take second in the hammer while Trevor
Kraychir finished fourth (194-7.50).
Eetu Viitala entered the javelin competition
for the first time this season and finished fourth with a heave of 192-3.75
while teammate Chase Sexton threw the discus 158-8 to earn fifth place.
Viitala was also sixth in the 100, crossing the finish line in 11.06
seconds while Eric Capelle was eighth (11.08).
Friday's preliminary races were canceled by
BYU, pushing the finals to Saturday.
A handful of
student-athletes competed in the Northwest Nazarene Invitational in