PHOTO GALLERY: Vandal Pole Vaulters

IDAHO TRACK IS RANKED 20TH IN THE NATION, and they were in action this weekend. The throwers set three meet records at the WSU Indoor Open on Saturday. Senior Russ Winger was named Performer of the Week by after his meet-record, NCAA automatic-qualifying effort. And was at the UW Dempsey Indoor Saturday where K.C. Dahlgren took 2nd, and the men took 4th and 10th.

LINK: Vandal throwers, jumpers shine at WSU Open

LINK: Winger earns TrackShark Performer of the Week

LINK: Meet record, provisional mark for Wauters at WSU Open

K.C. Dahlgren finished SECOND at the event.
UW Dempsey Indoor

Top Finishers

1 Kate Conwell, UW Alum, 4.13m
2 K.C. Dahlgren, Idaho, 3.98m
3 Jennie Sewell, Unattached, J3.98m
4 Kelley DiVesta, Washington, J3.98m
5 Andrea Peterson, Washington, 3.78m
6 Sarah Pappas, Unattached, 3.58m
6 Stevie Marshalek, Unattached, 3.58m
6 Allison Moore, Washington, 3.58m
6 Tara Rhein, Oregon, 3.58m
6 Lindsay Beard, Raising the Bar, 3.58m
6 Christy Miller, Western Wash., 3.58m
6 Carrie Hauk, Seattle Pacific, 3.58m
6 Mellisa Peaslee, Seattle Pacific, 3.58m
6 Melissa Gergel, Oregon, 3.58m

K.C. Dahlgren clears the bar during one of her first attempts at the 2008 Dempsey Indoor track meet at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Mike Carpenter finished FOURTH for the Vandals
UW Dempsey Indoor

Top Finishers

1 Graeme Hoste, Stanford, 5.21m
2 Benjamin Dickens, Stanford, 4.76m
2 Zeb Udell, Western Oregon, 4.76m
4 Mike Carpenter, Idaho, J4.76m
5 Ben Cogdill, Willamette Strid, J4.76m
6 Ryan Brown, Western WA, 4.61m
6 Jeremy Lashinskee, Washington, 4.61m
8 Bryan Lucke, Western WA, 4.46m
8 Thomas Juhala, WSTC, 4.46m
8 Scott McCoy, Central WA, 4.46m
10 Lucas Pope, Idaho, J4.46m

Mike Carpenter, a sophomore from Canby, OR, clears the bar during the early stages of the pole vault competition at the Dempsey Indoor in Seattle, WA.

Lucas Pope is pictured here as he flies over the bar at the 2008 Dempsey Indoor in Seattle, WA.

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