Boise State Wraps Up Final Day of Ed Jacoby Invite
Jan. 17, 2015

Final Results 

BOISE, Idaho--The Boise State track and field team wrapped up the final day of the two-day competition at the Ed Jacoby Invitational and Multis on Saturday. Three Broncos achieved personal records at the meet.

The men’s heptathlon concluded on Saturday with the pole vault, 60 meter hurdles and 1000m race. Sophomore Danny Verdieck finished fourth in the heptathlon with 4415 points. He also set a personal record in the pole vault, marking a height of 4.25m (13’ 9”). Freshman Camdon Stoddard took sixth in the heptathlon with 4244 points.

Boise State loaded entries into both the men’s and women’s mile races. Senior David Elliott cruised to the win on the men’s side, stopping the clock in 4:09.74 and also setting his personal record. Elliott’s time currently sits 23rd nationally this season. Freshman Michael Vennard took third in the event, recording a time of 4:12.31. Four Bronco freshman men impressed in the race, finishing sixth through ninth. Jack Curran (4:18.52), Melika Ghali (4:20.26), Louis McAfee (4:20.57) and Jeff Lautenslager (4:21.40) each ran the mile for their first times as Broncos.

Megan Kelley performed well in the sprints on Saturday. The senior from Camas, Wash., set her personal record in the women’s 200, finishing in a time of 24.99. She finished tied for third out of 46 in the race and was the top collegian as well. Kelley also raced in the women’s 400 meter race, stopping the clock in 56.99 and finishing second of 29.

Britlie Silvester thrived in her Bronco debut in the weight throw. The graduate student was the top collegian in the event and overall second-place finisher, recording a mark of 17.64m.

Redshirt senior Rici Morrill competed well in the 800-meter race. The middle-distance specialist recorded a time of 2:15.24 seconds for fourth place.

Next up for the Blue and Orange is the Bronco Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 24 at Jacksons Track in Nampa, Idaho.


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