CSU shines at CSU-Pueblo
April 19, 2010
By Mallory Mortvedt
Athletic Media Relations
FORT COLLINS, Colo.--The Colorado State outdoor track and field team had a solid performance against some tough competition, as they competed in two high-intensity meets this weekend at CSU-Pueblo and the 52nd annual Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif.
Kristen Kugler captured a first-place finish for the Rams at CSU-Pueblo in the javelin throw with a mark of 37.39 meters, and Blair Gilkes placed first in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.19 seconds.
Other Rams scoring at CSU-Pueblo for the women's team include Elizabeth Johnson who took 11th in the hammer throw (41.05 meters) and Holli Salzar who placed 13th (39.93m), Sophia Wagner who scored tenth in the javelin (28.09m) and Cate Brus who placed 11th (27.68m), Salzar who placed 14th in the shot put (11.46m), Johnson scored third in the discus (40.95m), Stacey Robben placed fifth (39.57m), Emily Geubelle took eighth (37.12m) and Salzar placed 25th (28.51m), Kate Dannecker placed eighth in the pole vault (3.10m), Danita Wyatt who scored ninth in the long jump (5.05m), Jasmine Rollins who placed tenth (5.02m) and Sophia Wagner who scored 12th (4.82m), Kugler who scored third in the high jump (1.62m), Summer Hawkinson placed third as well (1.62m), Brus took fifth (1.59m), Downing scored seventh (1.53m) and Ashley Dace who placed ninth (1.53m), Downing who scored third in the triple jump (11.23m) and Meaghann Peak who placed fifth (10.99m), Christina Lobato placed sixth in the 5,000-meter run (22:47.8), Margaret Wood who placed 11th in the 1,500-meter run (5:07.01), Hannah Pensack-Rinehart scored 12th (5:08.11) and Hayley Lewis took 15th (5:12.36), Lindsey Keller who placed fifth in the 100-meter hurdles (15.28), Brus scored tenth (15.58), Katelyn Houghton placed 11th (15.81), Kugler placed 13th (16.11), Sierra Jones took 14th (16.63) and Andi Morris placed 16th (16.94), Maya Richards who placed second in the 400-meter dash (59.70), Whitney Henderson scored sixth (1:00.34), Leanne Carberry placed seventh (1:00.39), Emma Waibel placed eighth (1:00.85), Jaime Pritchard scored 11th (1:01.77), Jessie Evitt scored 17th (1:03.44) and Janice McClain placed 20th (1:05.29), Robinson placed sixth in the 100-meter dash (12.81), Jazmin Evans scored seventh (12.84) and Lauren Chapman placed 15th (13.84), Kilchrist scored eighth in the 800-meter run (2:27.88) and Lana Thompson placed 11th (2:29.33), Heather Hopkins who scored second in the 200-meter dash (25.58), Evans placed fifth (25.95), Richards placed eighth (26.11), Vanessa Emerson took 21st (27.22), Carberry placed 22nd (27.31), Wagner took 25th (27.57), McClain took 30th (28.57) and Houghton took 34th (29.27), Jasmine Rollins placed fourth in the heptathlon with 3,881 points and Sherrea Elliott scored 10th with 3,195 points.
On the men's side, Alec Pott placed 13th in the hammer throw (41.58m) and Ken Harriman scored 21st (34.86m), Josh McMillin placed sixth in the javelin (47.07m), Harriman placed eighth in the shot put (14.69m), Carson Rowley scored 12th (14.49m) and Jack White scored 18th (13.27m), McMillin took second overall in the pole vault (4.50m) and Andrew Schall placed second as well (4.50m), Ryan Wasilawski scored fourth in the long jump (6.81m) and Efrem Woldu placed 15th (6.09m), Travis Smith placed third in the triple jump (14.04m) and Wasilawski scored fifth (13.76m), Sam Saccomano scored seventh in the 110-meter hurdles (15.55), Josh Murphy placed seventh in the 100-meter dash (11.25) and McMillin placed 17th (11.78), Murphy placed sixth in the 200-meter dash (22.68) and Saccomano scored 22nd (33.46).
For the Mt. SAC Relays, on the men's side, Ian Lettow placed tenth in the hammer throw (55.79m) and Tyson Williams scored 15th (52.31m), Lettow scored 13th in the shot put (17.09m) and Nigel Joseph placed sixth in the 400-meter hurdles (51.63).
For the women, Jennifer Ugochukwu placed fourth in the shot put (14.61m), Leah Elmshauser scored 14th in the hammer throw (55.34m), Meagan Berg placed 17th (53.70m) and Jenna Sliwinski scored 27th (51.35m), and Rachel Saunders placed eighth in the pole vault (3.60m).