Track & field preview: Rams return to Colorado Springs for Air Force Invitational

Josh Cogdill

Josh Cogdill

Jan. 22, 2014

Meet Information with full schedule

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The Colorado State track & field team travels back to Colorado Springs for the second time in three weeks for Air Force Invitational, beginning Thursday at the Cadet Field House Indoor Track.

The meet starts out with the combined events Thursday at 1 p.m. MT, resuming Friday at 9 a.m. Then the Invitational portion begins Friday at 12:30 p.m. MT with the men’s weight throw. The final day’s action will start at 10 a.m. and conclude at 4:30 with the men’s mile relay.

After resting the mid-distance and distance crews to start the season, distance coach Art Siemers will have his squad in tow down at the Academy to see where they rank against the competition early this year. Joining CSU, the Mountain West schools in attendance are host school Air Force, UNLV and Wyoming.

Admission is free for all three days. Final results will be posted on CSURams.com, and for in-meet updates follow @CSURAMSTRACK and @af_trackfield.

Rams in the Rankings

Three men and four women have set impressive marks in eight events, all appearing on the national top 50 lists early this season. Here’s a look at the athletes in the top 50 so far this year:

Rank Name Event Mark Date Meet
16 Trevor Brown 60m Hurdles *7.89 1/11/14 AFA All-Comers
18 Kiah Hicks Weight Throw 64-2.5 1/18/14 Border War Dual
29 Ken Harriman Weight Throw 63-4 1/11/14 AFA All-Comers
32 Jessica Sharbono Shot Put 50-2.75 1/18/14 Border War Dual
39 Cheyenne Hall Triple Jump 40-1.25 1/11/14 AFA All-Comers
41 Jessica Sharbono Weight Throw 60-9.25 1/11/14 AFA All-Comers
49 Monet Jackson Weight Throw 59-3.5 1/18/14 Border War Dual
50 Alec Pott Weight Throw 61-6.25 1/11/14 AFA All-Comers

*Converted for altitude


 

 

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