WSU Posts Multiple Wins During Day One of UW Invite
SEATTLE – The Washington State University Track and Field program saw wins from both the women's and men's squads Friday at the UW Invitational inside the Dempsey Indoor.
Leading the opening day of the UW Invitational for the Washington State women was Anna Rodgers who posted a victory in the long jump with a mark of 18-feet 8 inches (5.69m). The women's high jump saw some fierce competition between Cougs, as Kaylee Sowle, Aislinn Overby, and Suzy Pace each finished in first with a clearance of 5-feet 7 1/4 inches (1.71m). Day one wrapped up for the WSU women with the 3000-meter event, as Erin Mullins led the way for the Cougars with a personal best of 9:39.06, finishing 16th overall.
The WSU men picked up multiple wins during day one also, as Mitch Jacobson took home first place overall in the high jump with a mark of 6-feet 11 inches (2.11m). Joseph Heitman secured the Cougar victory in the long jump with a mark of 21-feet 3/4 inches (6.42m) on the day as well. The Cougar men concluded day one action with the 5km, as Colton Johnsen posted a personal best of 13:43.72 and a fourth place finish. Johnsen's time of 13:43.72 is also the fifth best time in the nation currently in the event as well.
High Jump: Kaylee Sowle – 5-7 1/4 [1.71m] (1st), PR; Aislinn Overby – 5-7 1/4 [1.71m] (1st), PR; Suzy Pace – 5-7 1/4 [1.71m] (1st); Peyton Teevens – 5-1 1/4 [1.56m] (4th)
Pole Vault: Emily Coombs – 12-2 1/2 [3.72m] (4th); Tessa Watkins– 12-2 1/2 [3.72m] (4th), PR; Tayla Beavers – 12-2 1/2 [3.72m] (7th), PR
Long Jump: Anna Rodgers – 18-8 [5.69m] (1st); Jasneet Nijjar – 16-11 1/2 [5.17m] (2nd), PR; Peyton Teevens – 14-8 [4.47m] (3rd), PR
Shot Put: Lovely Tukuafu – 43-3 1/4 [13.19m] (2nd), PR; Audrey Hughes – 42-8 3/4 [13.02m] (3rd); Peyton Teevens – 34-0 1/4 [10.37m] (6th), PR
Weight Throw: Sasha Korolenko – 53-7 3/4 [16.35m] (2nd), PR; Amy Kraemer – 51-6 1/2 [15.71m] (3rd), PR; Tara Koonce – 48-2 1/2 [14.69m] (4th)
3000m: Erin Mullins – 9:39.06 (16th), PR; Neema Kimtai– 9:46.32 (19th), PR; Alaina Stone Boggs – 9:50.91 (22nd), PR; Pia Richards – 10:11.12 (27th), PR; Samantha Boyle – 10:17.96 (28th), PR; Caroline Jerotich – 10:27.42 (29th), PR
5km: Colton Johnsen – 13:43.72 (4th), PR; Matthew Watkins – 14:17.40 (18th), PR
High Jump: Mitch Jacobson – 6-11 [2.11m] (1st); Daylon Hicks – 18-3 3/4 [2.01m] (2nd); Beau Sheeran – 6-5 [1.96m] (3rd); Colby White – 6-3 1/4 [1.91m] (4th); Cody Teevens – 6-1 1/4 [1.86m] (5th)
Pole Vault: Jacob Englar – 16-8 [5.08m] (2nd); Seth Andres – 12-8 3/4 [3.88m] (5th), PR
Long Jump: Joseph Heitman – 21-0 3/4 [6.42m] (1st); Cody Teevens – 20-5 3/4 [6.24m] (2nd); Seth Andres – 19-11 3/4 [6.09m] (3rd)
Shot Put: Jerrod Lee – 46-4 [14.12m] (4th); Seth Andres – 34-1 1/4 [10.39m] (6th), PR; Cody Teevens – 27-2 1/2 [8.29m] (7th), PR
Weight Throw: Jerrod Lee – 51-10 [15.80m] (3rd), PR
INTO THE TWITTER-VERSE
Multiple Cougs earning wins so far at the UW Invite!!🥇
Long Jump - Anna Rodgers (5.69m)
Long Jump - Joseph Heitman (6.42m)
High Jump - Mitch Jacobson (2.11m)#GoCougs
— Washington State XC/TF (@WSUCougarXCTF) February 12, 2021
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The Washington State track and field program will be back in action tomorrow, Saturday, Feb. 13 as the Cougars look to wrap up day two of the UW Invitational.
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