Buffs Perform Well in Final Tune-up
USAFA — The Colorado men's 4x100m relay team highlighted a day of strong performances for the Buffaloes at the Air Force Twilight Open on Friday.
CU's relay team of Ian Gilmore, Ronald Sayles, Dimitri Stanley and Mark Perry ran the sixth-fastest time in school history. The team ran the event solo, finishing with a time of 40.11.
Perry and Stanley also earned top spots individually in the 100m. Perry finished atop the event with Air Force's Wyatt Murphy, both running a 10.71. Stanley was just off the paces, finishing in 10.80. Chris Craig rounded out the CU sprinters in the event, finishing in fourth with a time of 10.99.
Kylee Harr had her best day of the season in the women's high jump, clearing a season-best 1.74m. She finished second behind Air Force's Shelley Spires who cleared 1.83m.
The Buffs swept the top 3 spots in the men's 400m hurdles. Aaron McCoy led CU's trio with a time of 53.27. Kellen Monestime (54.17) and Garrett Nelson (55.10) finished second and third, respectively.
CU's women's hurdlers also had success on the day. The Buffaloes took 1st through 4th with Abby Glynn crossing the finish first in 1:00.19. Tamia Badal (1:02.13), Valerie Welch (1:03.73) and Reese Renz (1:06.03) closed out the quartet. Kara Lucyk finished the event in 7th with a time of 1:17.07.
Colorado's throwers performed well in both the men's and women's hammer. Tyler Sconce maxed out a distance of 57.44m, good for second in the men's field. On the women's side, Jane Powers also finished second with a top throw of 51.11m.
Colorado will now turn its attention to the Pac-12 Championships, in Los Angeles. The meet is set to take place across three days, starting on May 14.
Men's 100m: 1. Mark Perry (COLO), 10.71, 2. Wyatt Murphy (AFA), 10.71, 3. Dimitri Stanley (COLO), 10.80, 4. Chris Craig (COLO), 10.99
Men's 200m: 1. Zac Larrier (AFA), 21.02, 3. Kendal Smith (COLO), 22.17
Men's 400m hurdles: 1. Aaron McCoy (COLO), 53.27, 2. Kellen Monestime (COLO), 54.17), 3. Garrett Nelson (COLO), 55.10
Men's 4x100m relay: 1. Colorado (A), 40.11
Men's high jump: 1. Jake Hall (AFA), 2.04m, 2. Ryan Charles (COLO), 2.00m
Men's discus: 1. Luke Vaughn (Unattached) 56.06m, 3. Tyler Sconce (COLO), 48.73m, 4. Caleb Penner (COLO), 47.69m, 8. Laurence Atkinson (COLO), 42.66m, 9. Henry Carlson (COLO), 42.19m, 11. Dominique Williams (COLO), 40.09m
Men's hammer: 1. Jaret Prete (AFA, 58.56m, 2. Tyler Sconce (COLO), 57.44m, 3. Dominique Williams (COLO), 56.45m, 4. Caleb Penner (COLO), 52.23m, 5. Clayton Castro (COLO), 50.28m
Men's javelin: 1. Parker Spearmon (AFA), 66.33m, 5. Henry Carlson (COLO), 52.31m, 8. Ryan Ganson (COLO), 47.00m, 10. Laurence Atkinson (COLO), 40.19m
Women's 200m: 1. Sydney Holiday (Unattached), 24.23, 2. Jaida Drame (COLO), 24.56, 10. Elise Gillett (COLO), 26.61
Women's 100m hurdles: 1. Dior Hall (Unattached), 13.09, 4. Elise Gillett (COLO), 15.47
Women's 400m hurdles: 1. Abbey Glynn (COLO), 1:00.19, 2. Tamia Badal (COLO), 1:02.13, 3. Valerie Welch (COLO), 1:03.73, 4. Reese Renz (COLO), 1:06.03, 7. Kara Lucyk (COLO), 1:17.07.
Women's 4x100m relay: 1. Colorado (A), 45.97, Northern Colorado (A), DQ
Women's high jump: 1: Shelley Spires (AFA), 1.83m, 2. Kylee Harr (COLO), 1.74m, 5. Allie Routledge (COLO), 1.70m, 9. Elise Gillett (COLO), 1.55m, Kara Lucyk (COLO), 1.55m
Women's triple jump: 1. Sarah Hopkins (Unattached), 12.52m, 2. Cheyenne Cheshier (COLO), 11.65m
Women's shot put: 1. Addison Henry (WYO), 13.80m, 2. Lauren Whyrick (COLO), 13.63m, 4. Meghan Whyrick (COLO), 11.53m, 5. Bella Braun (COLO), 9.47m
Women's discus: 1. Donna Borer (AFA), 43.95m, 2. Elena Opp (COLO), 41.15m, 3. Gya'ni Sami (COLO), 40.92m, 4. Obi Osafo-Mensah (COLO), 40.51m, 5. Meghan Whyrick (COLO), 33.05m, 6. Bella Braun (COLO), 31.99m
Women's hammer: 1. Addison Henry (WYO), 53.08m, 2. Jane Powers (COLO), 51.11m, 5. Gya'ni Sami (COLO), 48.05m, 6. Elena Opp (COLO), 47.73m, 9. Meghan Whyrick (COLO), 44.35m, 10. Bella Braun (COLO), 39.30m, 11. Lauren Whyrick (COLO), 38.33m