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Johnsen, Stallings Record Top 10 Marks at UW Invite

Feb 13, 2021


SEATTLE – The Washington State University Track and Field program continued to produce successful results at the UW Invitational, led by the men's squad in the mile event Saturday afternoon. 
The Cougar men were anchored Saturday by Colton Johnsen and Zach Stallings, both who posted all-time Washington State marks in the mile event. Johnsen finished third overall with a time of 3:57.47, which is the second best in WSU history. Stallings went on to place sixth overall at 3:58.13, which became the fifth best time in WSU history as well. The Cougar men saw Sam Brixey post a victory in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 7.80 in the finals.
The WSU women saw numerous victories during day two from the sprint squad, which included two wins from Jasneet Nijjar, and another from Skyler Walton. Nijjar took home first place in the 200-meter at 25.45, and first place in the 60-meter hurdles with a personal best of 8.91 as well. Walton continued her successful indoor season with a win in the 60-meter dash, posting a time of 7.61. 

60m:  Skyler Walton – 7.61 (1st); Elise Unruh-Thomas – 7.79 (2nd), PR
60m Hurdles:  Jasneet Nijjar – 8.91 (1st), PR; Mackenzie Fletcher – 9.13 (2nd); Peyton Teevens – 9.52 (3rd)
200m:  Jasneet Nijjar 25.45 (1st); Ronna Iverson – 26.15 (2nd); Peyton Teevens – 27.25 (3rd), PR
400m:  Elise Unruh-Thomas – 57.88 (2nd), PR; Mackenzie Fletcher – 58.13 (3rd); Ronna Iverson – 58.61 (5th)
800m:  Jelena Grujic – 2:13.78 (5th); Zorana Grujic – 2:15.47 (6th)

60m Hurdles:  Sam Brixey – 7.80 (1st); Nick Johnson – 7.94 (2nd); Adrian Thomas – 8.42 (5th), PR; Cody Teevens – 8.58 (6th), PR; Seth Andres – 8.96 (8th)
Mile:  Colton Johnsen – 3:57.47 (3rd), PR; Zach Stallings – 3:58.13 (6th), PR; Cooper Cortinas – 4:20.86 (10th); Pascal Kleyer – (DNF)
60m:  Ethan Willems – 7.01 (2nd), PR; Blake Deringer – 7.05 (3rd); De'antae Choates – 7.08 (4th), PR
200m:  Blake Deringer – 22.25 (4th); Jared McAlvey – 22.42 (5th), PR; De'antae Choates – 22.79 (4th), PR
400m:  Ethan Willems – 48.35 (2nd), Jared McAlvey – 49.41 (5th), Cody Teevens – 52.19 (7th)
3000m:  Justin Janke – 8:05.94 (5th), PR; Amir Ado – 8:36.00 (8th); Zak Kindl – 8:38.21 (9th); Ethan Martin – 8:41.05 (10th), PR; Jacob Nicholson – 8:44.24 (11th); Kennan Schrag – 8:49.96 (12th)



The Cougars will be back in action next, Friday, Feb. 19 at the Matador Qualifier at Lubbock, Texas, and will be hosted by Texas Tech University.

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