Arrivey Reaches NCAA Provisional Mark at Cougar Indoor Meet
Jan. 26, 2008
PULLMAN, Wash. -- Washington State sophomore Trent Arrivey won the men's high jump, clearing an NCAA Provisional Qualifying height and personal-best of 7-feet, 1/4 inch (2.14m) Saturday at the Cougar Indoor Track & Field meet at the Washington State Indoor Facility.
This was the first collegiate seven-foot clearance for Arrivey who had cleared the height as a prep athlete in Woodinville, Wash. He led the Cougars to a one-two-three sweep in the event with freshman Ryan Deese the runner-up after clearing 6-9 3/4 (2.08m), and senior Kyle Eaton's height of 6-6 (1.98m) third.
WSU senior Rickey Moody won the men's heptathlon with a final score of 5,216 points, followed by Cougars Kyle Schauble (PR of 5,032 points) and Trevor Habberstad (4,611 points). In second-day events, Moody ran a 60m hurdles time of 8.31 seconds, pole vaulted 12-5 1/2 (3.80m), and ran the 1000m in a time of 3:06.02. Moody's score was a PR for him but just missed the NCAA provisional mark of 5,300 points.
Cougar women winners Saturday included Collier Lawrence in the 3000m (10:13.31), McKinnon Hanson in the high jump (5-6, 1.68m), and Sarah Burns in the triple jump (39-8, 12.09m). Princess Joy Griffey was the top collegian in the 60m dash (7.54) and Candace Missouri (freshman, Vancouver, Wash.) was the best collegian in the long jump with a leap of 18-10 (5.74m) in addition to her second-place finish in both the long jump (18-10, 5.74m) and the triple jump (38-9 3/4, 11.83m).
WSU men claiming wins included Justin Woods in the 60m (6.84), Luke Lemenager in the 800m (1:55.50), Robert Williams in the 60m hurdles (PR time of 8.07), Moreno Zapata in the triple jump (PR of 49-3 1/2, 15.02m), and Matt Lamb in the shot put (54-7 1/2, 16.65m). DJ Brown reached a PR in the pole vault with his second-place clearance at 15-5 (4.70m).
USC's Carol Rodriquez set a meet record with her winning 400m time of 55.78 seconds. Utah State's Amy Egan broke the meet record in the 800m with a time of 2:11.95. On the men's side of the ledger, USU's Nick Karren won the 400m dash with a meet record time of 48.66.
The team scoring (did not include the multi-events) was kept for NCAA sport requirement purposes but some of the schools did not field full teams. The Cougar men defeated EWU 87-29, defeated Idaho 87-28, and defeated Utah State 65-56. Utah State defeated EWU 79-34, and defeated Idaho 64-49 while Idaho defeated EWU 69-45. The WSU women defeated EWU 109-13, defeated Idaho 93-24, defeated Utah State 78-43, and defeated USC 83-34. Other team scores were USC over EWU 63-49 and over Idaho 53-49. Utah State defeated EWU 85.5-28.5, defeated Idaho 79-30, and downed USC 63-45. Idaho's women defeated EWU 50.5-47.5.
Next weekend the Cougars teams will split competition locations with a select group competing at the Sevigne Husker Invite in Lincoln, Nebraska, and the rest of the team competing at the McDonald's Collegiate Invite at the Kibbie Dome in Moscow, Idaho.
RELATED NEWS & VIDEOS
TOMORROW | 4:00pm PTLive
TOMORROW | 6:00pm PTLive
TOMORROW | 8:00pm PTLive