Utah NCAA College Roundup: 5/11

first_img Tags: Big Sky/BYU/Last Chance Meet/Mountain West/Southern Utah/Utah Valley/WAC/Weber State Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailMOSCOW, Idaho-Friday, as the Big Sky track and field championships concluded, the Northern Arizona men and women swept the team titles. For the men, the Lumberjacks posted 131 points, edging second-place Southern Utah, who finished with 122 points. Weber State’s men finished sixth with 63 points.For the women, Northern Arizona posted 128 points and Sacramento State’s women placed second with 113 points and Weber State was third with 88.5 points. Southern Utah finished seventh with 59 points.Additionally, Calvin Root of Montana State won the men’s hammer throw title with a toss of 197-4 feet with Weber State’s Justin Herbert finishing second overall. Jordan Porcaro of Southern Utah placed fifth.In the men’s high jump, Nolan Hovland of North Dakot was the champion with a leap of 7 1/4-feet. Frank Harris of Southern Utah was second and Anthony Gregory of Weber State placed fourth.In the women’s shot put, Jelaia Jones of Sacramento State won the title with a toss of 48 3 1/4 feet and Kyle Douglass of Montana State won the men’s discus title with a toss of 192-5 feet.The women’s triple jump saw Sacramento State’s Emilia Del Hoyo win the title with a leap of 41 2 1/2 feet and Kyley Foster of North Dakota won the women’s pole vault, getting a jump of 13 0 1/4 feet.The men’s 4 x 100 relay title was won by the Eastern Washington Eagles in a time of 40.39 seconds and Northern Arizona’s women took their 4 x 100 relay crown in a time of 45.76 seconds.In the men’s 1500-meter run, Northern Arizona’s Andy Trouard took the crown in a time of 3:49.22. Southern Utah’s George Espino and Mike Tate finished second and third, respectively.Sharlie Dimick of Southern Utah took the 1500-meter run crown for the women in a time of 4:27.61 while Madeline Kauffman placed third.The men’s triple jump was won by Sacramento State’s Darius Armstead with a leap of 51 8 1/4 feet and in the men’s 110-meter hurdles, Idaho State’s Tanner Conner got the win in 14.01 seconds. Devon Montgomery of Southern Utah finished fourth overall in the event.The women’s 100-meter hurdles champion was Amanda Jaynes of Montana State in a time of 13.66 seconds as Weber State’s Cidnee Davies placed second and her teammate, Kate Sorensen, finished fourth.The men’s 400-meter dash was won by Northern Colorado’s Alex Wesley in a time of 46.22 seconds while Northern Arizona’s Jasmine Malone won the women’s 400-meter dash in 52.79 seconds.In the women’s javelin, Anna Gardom of Idaho State won the title with a toss of 160-3 feet as Whitney Fowers of Weber State finished fourth overall in the event.Southern Utah’s Tre James set a Big Sky conference championships meet record with a time of 10.19 seconds in winning the 100-meter dash and he also took the 200-meter dash crown in a time of 20.57 seconds.Rebecca Tarbert of Eastern Washington won the women’s 100-meter dash title in a time of 11.64 (11.632) seconds and Southern Utah’s George Espino won the men’s 800-meter run in a time of 1:52.08.Montana’s Carly Smiedala won the women’s 800-meter run crown, posting a time of 2:07.66 and Drake Schneider of Montana State won the men’s 400-meter hurdles title in a time of 52.57 seconds.Amanda Jaynes of Montana State took the 400-meter hurdles crown, sweeping both hurdles events, and posting a time of 58.27 seconds as Kate Sorensen of Weber State placed second.The women’s 200-meter dash title was won by Jasmine Malone of Northern Arizona in a time of 23.52 seconds.Tyler Day of Northern Arizona won the men’s 5000-meter run in a time of 14:08.16 as Southern Utah’s Mike Tate placed fourth.The women’s 5000-meter run champion was Montana State’s Kelsie Lasota in 16:36.97. Southern Utah’s Madeline Kauffman finished third and Madison Fruchey and Sharlie Dimick placed fifth and sixth, respectively for the Thunderbirds in this event.Finally, in the 4 x 400 relay, Montana State’s men won the title in a time of 3:12.27 while Northern Arizona’s women took the crown, posting a time of 3:40.71.LAWRENCE, Kan.-Friday, as the WAC track and field championships ensued, Grand Canyon’s men and women both have significant leads in the overall standings. The Antelope women have 104 points to Utah Valley’s 53 points. The Wolverines are second overall. For the men, Grand Canyon has 77 points and Missouri-Kansas City is in second with 63 points. Utah Valley is third with 53 points.In the men’s high jump, Jamarice Preston of Missouri-Kansas City took the title with a leap of 6-08.75 feet. Alyson Schwartz of Grand Canyon had a leap of 13-03.50 feet to win the women’s pole vault crown.Grand Canyon’s Kayla Finnegan had a leap of 20-02.50 feet in the women’s long jump and in the men’s long jump, Marcus Flannigan of Grand Canyon took the crown by jumping 25-09.25 feet.In the men’s discus, Paul May of Texas-Rio Grande Valley was the champion with a toss of 171-07 feet as Utah Valley’s Daven Russell placed fourth.Russell also placed fourth in the men’s hammer throw with Josh Hamberlin of Grand Canyon winning the title in this event, posting a toss of 199-09 feet.In the women’s javelin, Alyssa Covarrubia of New Mexico State had a toss of 138-01 feet to take the title.In the last scored event of the day, New Mexico State’s Yemisi Oroyinyin won the women’s shot put title with a toss of 49-01.50 feet.FRESNO, Calif.-Friday, the Mountain West track and field championships ensued from Fresno State, the Colorado State men and women each have the lead in their respective spheres entering Saturday competition which will conclude the meet.For the men, the Rams have 80.50 points, with Utah State in third at 41 points. For the women, Colorado State, with 51 points, decisively leads Utah State and New Mexico, who are tied for second with 36 points.In scored events Friday, Boise State’s Yusuke Uchikoshi took the crown in the men’s 3000-meter steeplechase, edging Spencer Fehlberg of Utah State, 9:02.36-9:02.74 in a thrilling finish. Adam  Hendrickson of Utah State placed fifth overall in the event.The men’s 10,000-meter run title was won by Colorado State’s Jerrell Mock in a time of 29:24.87 and in the men’s hammer throw, Wyoming’s Damon Unland had a toss of 199-01 feet to win the title in this event.The men’s long jump saw New Mexico’s Tanner Battikha earn the championship with a leap of 24-08.50 feet. Utah State’s Leaugen Fray-Benoit finished fourth overall.Sam Nelson of Utah State took the men’s pole vault title with a jump of 16-04.75 feet and in the men’s shot put, Colorado State’s Mostafa Hassan placed first with a toss of 61-05.00 feet as Utah State’s David Hirschmann finished in second.The women’s 3000-meter steeplechase title was won by Utah State’s Cierra Simmons in a time of 9:56.60 while New Mexico’s Ednah Kurgat placed first in the 10,000-meter run in a time of 32:31.55.In the women’s hammer throw, Fresno State’s Aisiah Tuiasosopo had a toss of 208-11 feet to take the crown and in the women’s long jump, Destiny Longmire of San Jose State took the crown with a leap of 20.o5-75 feet.The women’s shot put title was won by Utah State’s Brenn Flint with a toss of 54-07.50 feet. Finishing second was her teammate, Olivia Moriconi.The meet concludes Saturday.PROVO, Utah-Friday, Brigham Young hosted the Last Chance track and field meet, giving athletes who have not qualified for the NCAA West regionals (May 24-26 at Sacramento, Calif.) another opportunity to show their skills.Among the Cougars’ guests were Utah State and Youngstown State, as the Penguins made the westward trek from eastern Ohio.In the women’s 5000-meter run, Brigham Young’s Britney Lund and Julie Sumsion finished second and third, respectively.The men’s 5000-meter run was won by the Cougars’ Brady Earley in a time of 15:08.08.In the men’s 800-meter run, Brigham Young’s Patrick Parker took the crown in a time of 1:50.87, while his teammates, Abraham Alvarado and Connor Ross finished second and third, respectively.Brigham Young’s Brenna Porter won the women’s 400-meter hurdles title in a time of 58.30 seconds and in the men’s 400-meter hurdles, her teammate, Max Scheible posted a time of 50.95 seconds to take the crown.The Cougars also got a win in the women’s pole vault with a leap of 13-01.75 feet as her teammates, Kyndal Stewart and Isabel Neale finished second and third, respectively.In the men’s long jump, Brigham Young’s Blake Steeves posted a leap of 23-02.00 feet and Marcus Daley, his teammate, placed second.Keesha Miller of Brigham Young won the women’s long jump crown with a leap of 17-05.75 feet.In the women’s hammer, Brigham Young’s Siale Vaitohi took the title with a toss of 184-04.50 feet and in the women’s javelin, her teammate, Ashton Riner, won the crown, posting a toss of 149-06.50 feet, as Elyse Cuthbertson and Sydnee Muhlestein finished third and fourth, respectively in this event for BYU.This meet resumes Saturday. May 12, 2018 /Sports News – Local Utah NCAA College Roundup: 5/11 Brad Jameslast_img

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