Jan. 27, 2012
By Chris Feller
Athletic Media Relations
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Six Colorado State track and field athletes finished competition in the heptathlon and pentathlon Friday at the Air Force Combined Events meet, held at the Cadet Field House.
“I was really proud of our crew,” said Assistant Coach Tim Cawley, “they competed well. For most of them it was their first multi ever, so there is still room to improve.”
On Day 2 of the men’s heptathlon Robert Wasinger placed second in the 60-meter hurdles (8.32), 13th in the 1,000-meter run (3:02.94), and 19th in the pole vault (10 feet, 6 inches), on his way to a 10th-place overall finish with 4,675 points.
Freshman Justin Green took 14th overall in the event after finishing seventh in the 60-meter hurdles (8.72), 13th in the pole vault (12-11.5) and 21st in the 1,000-meter run (3:10.81). He finished the two-day event with 4,554 points.
Sophomore Matt Collins came in 19th overall after taking 17th in the pole vault (10-11.75), 21st in the 1,000-meter run (3:10.81) and 21st in the 60-meter hurdles (9.45). He finished with 4,242 points.
New Mexico’s Richard York won the event with 5,424 points.
In the women’s pentathlon Cate Brus earned a 10th-place overall finish with 3,064 points. She came in 15th in the 60-meter hurdles (9.43), 20th in the shot put (27-0.5), 21st in the long jump (15-06), eighth in the 800-meter run (2:37.4), and tied for fifth in the high jump (5-03).
overall after taking 21st
in the 60-meter dash (10.05), 10th
in the shot put (32-04.25), 16th
in the long jump (16-02.5), 18th
in the 800-meter run (2:58.86), and tied for second in the high jump (5-05). She finished with 2,937 points.
Kayla Wein took 20th overall finishing the day with 2,461 points. She placed eighth in the 60-meter hurdles (9.14), 23rd in the shot put (24-09), 22nd in the long jump (14-11.5), 21st in the 800-meter run (3:06.47), and tied for 22nd in the high jump (4-05).
“I’m excited to see where we go from here,” added Cawley.