Broncos Open at the Border Clash
Matt Post won the hammer throw with a 211-6 (64.47m)

May 2, 2014

Day One Results Get Acrobat Reader

BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho-Utah Border Clash kicked off Friday afternoon with the Broncos claiming three first-place finishes at Dona Larsen Park. Boise State had an athlete finish in first or second place in six out of the nine events that took place on Friday.

Austin Hamilton ignited a successful day for Boise State with a first-place performance in the javelin. Hamilton threw a career-best 216-11 (66.11m), beating his previous mark of 209-5 (63.84m).

In the women’s long jump, a quartet of Broncos placed in four out of the top six positions. Kimberly Miller won with an 18-11.25 (5.77m) and Jasmyn Jewett took third with 18-7 (5.66m). Brandi Williams (18-6 / 5.64m) and Shannon Jacobs (18-3.25 / 5.57m) were close behind in fifth and sixth place, respectively.

Dominique Drayden and Roderick Townsend lead Boise State on the men’s side for the long jump. Drayden took second with a 22-2.50 (6.77m) and Townsend set a career-best mark with a fourth-place jump of 22-1 (6.73m).

The women’s 5000m saw Shannon Susbauer and Cara Strodel both capture top-10 finishes. Susbauer crossed the line in second place at 17:55.21 and Strodel finished seventh in 18:31.70.

Both the men and women thrived in the hammer throw. Matt Post was the lone Bronco to compete on the men’s side, but he took first with a season-best throw of 211-6 (64.47m). Karyna Armstrong led the women with a second-place finish (183-9 / 56m), Kady Stafford took seventh (169-10 / 51.76m) and Lacie Rasley finished right behind in eighth (164-9 / 50.22m).

The Border Clash continues tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. (MT) with the women’s discus. The ticket office opens at 9 a.m. (MT).

A Saturday ticket will give admission to both the track and field meet and the softball game. The softball game will also take place in Dona Larsen Park, just north of Ed Jacoby Track, at 3 p.m. Parking will be available at the URS Plaza Building across the street from Dona Larsen Park.

 


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