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T&F Records Solid Weekend at Oregon

Apr 24, 2021

EUGENE, Ore. – The Washington State University Track and Field program saw yet another successful trip at Hayfield Field, as the Cougs posted multiple wins throughout the weekend.

The Washington State women were led by Stephanie Cho who took home a first-place finish in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 59.73. That time was also an Oregon Relays meet record, beating out the previous of 60.57 by Falesha Ankton of Oregon. Neema Kimtai posted another day one victory for the Cougs, in the 1500-meter event with a time of 4:25.41, a personal-best for her as well. Suzy Pace picked up the win in the high jump with a mark of 5-feet 9 3/4 inches (1.77m). The Cougs also saw Charisma Taylor continue her winning ways, as she took first place in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 13.72.

The WSU men were anchored by multiple wins throughout the weekend, first beginning with John Kolb in the discus where he posted a season-best throw of 184-feet 3 inches (56.16m) Friday afternoon. Freshman Joseph Jensen would finish fourth overall in the discus as well, recording a season-best of 160-feet 7 inches (48.95m). Sam Brixey added yet another win to his 2021 campaign in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.33 overall.


100m Hurdles:  Charisma Taylor – 13.72 (1st); Mackenzie Fletcher – 14.58 (2nd); Peyton Teevens – 15.26 (5th)
400m Hurdles:  Stephanie Cho – 59.75 (1st), MR; Mackenzie Fletcher – 1:00.62 (2nd); Peyton Teevens – 1:02.45 (5th), PR
1500m:  Neema Kimtai – 4:25.41 (1st)
1500m Invite:  Kaili Keefe – 4:30.59 (8th)
5000m:  Erin Mullins – 16:37.63 (2nd), PR
3000m Steeple:  Caroline Jerotich – 11:22.46 (4th)
Hammer:  Carolina Ulloa-Daza – 189-7 (57.80m) [2nd]; Sasha Korolenko – 175-9 (53.56m) [4th]
Javelin:  Kendra Sachse – 139-0 (42.36m) [5th]
High Jump:  Suzy Pace – 5-9 3/4 (1.77m) [1st]; Aislinn Overby – 5-7 3/4 (1.72m) [2nd]; Kaylee Sowle – 5-7 3/4 (1.72m) [2nd]
Long Jump:  Lauren Newman – 18-9 1/4 (5.72m) [4th]
Pole Vault:  Emily Coombs – 12-10 1/4 (3.92m) [2nd]; Tessa Watkins – 11-10 1/2 (3.62m) [3rd]; Tayla Beavers – 11-10 1/2 (3.62m) [4th]

110m Hurdles:  Sam Brixey – 14.33 (1st)
200m:  Blake Deringer – 21.56 (2nd), PR; Ja'Maun Charles – 21.81 (5th); Jared McAlvey – 21.84 (6th); Ethan Willems – 22.26 (10th)
400m:  Ethan Willems – 48.40 (4th)
400m Hurdles:  Jared McAlvey – 53.25 (3rd)
1500m Invite:  Zach Stallings – 3:44.81 (4th)
5000m:  Matthew Watkins – 14:10.27 (5th), PR; Jacob Nicholson – 14:28.07 (16th), PR
5000m Invite:  Colton Johnsen –13:46.90 (11th); Paul Ryan – 13:47.94 (12th), PR
3000m Steeple:  Kennan Schrag – 9:07.66 (6th)
Discus:  John Kolb – 184-3 (56.16m) [1st]; Joseph Jensen – 160-7 (48.95m) [4th]
High Jump:  Mitch Jacobson – 6-10 1/4 (2.09m) [2nd]; Max English – 6-6 1/4 (1.99m) [3rd]; Daylon Hicks – 6-6 1/4 (1.99m) [4th]
Javelin:  Gabe Shouman – 204-0 (62.19m) [4th]; Alex Cielo – 201-4 (61.36m) [5th]; Josh Farr – 161-4 (49.17m) [6th]
Long Jump:  Ja'Maun Charles– 22-11 1/4 (6.99m) [4th]; Joseph Heitman – 21-8 1/4 (6.61m) [9th]
Pole Vault:  Jacob Englar – 15-10 (4.83m) [3rd]



WSU Track & Field gets back to action next, Friday, April 30 as the Cougars will go split squad and compete at both the Buc Scoring meet at Spokane, and the West Coast Relays at Fresno.  

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