CU Concludes Air Force Invitational With A Pair of Top-10 Marks
USAFA, Colo. – Colorado track and field had a pair of women put marks in the CU top-10 list here Saturday at the final day of the Air Force Invitational.
Avery McMullen, who won the women's long jump yesterday, took the top spot in the 60-meter hurdle finals in 8.42 seconds. The mark is nearly a tenth of a second off her previous best and moves her into a three-way tie for fifth in CU history.
McMullen also had a good performance in the women's high jump, finishing third with a jump of 1.73 meters (5-8). She was joined by Kylee Harr and Allie Routledge, both of which cleared 1.65 meters (5-5) and placed tied for sixth and eighth, respectfully, based on previous misses.
The other mark in the CU top-10 list came in the women's shot put where Lauren Whyrick threw 14.07 meters (46-2) to move to ninth in CU history. The toss was good for sixth in the meet.
For the men, Nick Bianco placed fifth in the pole vault with a clearance of 4.90 meters (16-0.75). He finished fifth in the event.
Colorado's sprinters took the Saturday off to prepare for the upcoming home meet next Friday and Saturday.
Men's Pole Vault: 1. Zach McWhorter (BYU) 5.75m (18-10.25); 5. Nick Bianco (COLO) 4.90m (16-0.75)
Women's 60 Hurdles Finals: 1. Avery McMullen (COLO) 8.42
Women's High Jump: 1. Cierra Tidwell (BYU) 1.82m (5-11.5); 3. Avery McMullen (COLO) 1.73m (5-8); T6. Kylee Harr (COLO) 1..65m (5-5); 8. Allie Routledge (COLO) 1.65m (5-5)
Women's Shot Put: 1. Gabby McDonald (CSU) 16.27m (53-4.5); 6. Lauren Whyrick (COLO) 14.07m (46-2); 19. Obi Osafo-Mensah (COLO) 10.39m (34-1.25)
Men's 60-Meter Dash Prelims: 1. Luc Andrada (COLO) 6.71Q; 30. Aidan Christiansen (COLO) 7.20
Men's 60-Meter Dash Semis: 1. Luc Andrada (COLO) 6.70Q
Men's 200-Meter Dash Prelims: 1. Luc Andrada (COLO) 21.53Q
Men's 60 Hurdle Prelims: 1. Liam Mather (CSU) 8.06Q; 11. Nick Bianco (COLO) 8.50; T16. John Swabik (COLO) 8.76
Men's High Jump: 1. Noah Bouchard (COLO) 2.09m (6-10.25); T7. Ryan Charles (COLO) 1.95m (6-4.75)
Men's Long Jump: 1. Malcolm Wesley (WCU) 7.19m (23-7.25); 3. Noah Bouchard (COLO) 6.89m (22-7.25); 9. Nick Bianco (COLO) 6.70m (21-11.75); 15. Jackson Meyer (COLO) 6.49m (21-3.5); 17. Aidan Christiansen (COLO) 6.33m (20-9.25); 20. John Swabik (COLO) 6.12m (20-1)
Men's Weight Throw: 1. Dominique Williams (UNAT) 20.78m (68-2.25); 6. Tyler Sconce (COLO) 17.92m (58-9.5)
Women's 60-Meter Dash Prelims: 1. Dior Hall (UNAT) 7.47Q; 7. Kaleah Mitchell-Ruff (COLO) 7.80q
Women's 60-Meter Dash Semis: 1. Dior Hall (UNAT) 7.39Q; 8. Kaleah Mitchell-Ruff (COLO) 7.84q
Women's 200-Meter Dash Prelims: 1. Jessica Ozoude (CSU) 23.79Q; 12. Kaleah Mitchell-Ruff (COLO) 26.20
Women's 60 Hurdle Prelims: 1. Avery McMullen (COLO) 8.51Q; 8. Reese Renz (COLO) 8.99q
Women's Long Jump: 1. Avery McMullen (COLO) 6.02m (19-9); 10. Kylee Harr (COLO) 5.29m (17-4.25)
Women's Weight Throw: 1. Tarynn Bown (CSU) 18.43m (60-5.75); 4. Gya'ni Sami (COLO) 17.29m (56-8.75); 7. Amanda Opp (COLO) 16.38m (53-9); 8. Elena Opp (COLO) 16.32m (53-6.5); 12. Jane Powers (COLO) 15.21m (49-11); 19. Bella Braun (COLO) 14.50m (47-7); 24. Lauren Whyrick (COLO) 12.82m (42-0.75); 25. Obi Osafo-Mensah (COLO) 12.40m (40-8.25)
Women's Pentathlon: 1. Hailey Folsom (BYU) 4118; 3. Jada Green (COLO) 3701; 7. Elise Gillett (COLO) 3024