Krais Wins Pentathlon At Boise State Team Invitational
Feb. 13, 2010
Ryann Krais won the pentathlon title on Friday evening at the Boise State Team Invitational in Nampa, ID as the sophomore tallied the No. 5 score in the NCAA this season.
Krais won every event during the competition on Friday as she just missed her lifetime-best score by six points. Her score of 3980 points is fifth in the country and she posted three lifetime-best marks during the competition.
She opened the competition with a season-best run in the 60m hurdles, crossing the finish line in 8.91 (929 pts.). Krais then cleared an indoor-best of 5-7 in the high jump (855 pts.). She posted a solid shot put mark of 35-7.25 for 585 points and then ended the day with lifetime-best performances in the long jump (18-8/756 pts.) and 800m (2:17.71/855 pts.).
Also on Friday, sophomore Trent Perez competed in the first half of the men's heptathlon. Perez stands in fourth-place heading into Saturday with a score of 2711 points. He had marks of 7.42 in the 60m (739 pts.), 21-10 in the long jump (732 pts.), 32-1.50 in the shot put (473 pts.) and 6-5 in the high jump (767 pts.)
The Bruins continue competition on Saturday at the Boise State Team Invitational.