School Records Aplenty at Border Clash
May 2, 2015

Border Clash Full Results  · Payton Jordan Results

Payton Jordan Invitational

Emma Bates and Marisa Howard represented Boise State at the 2015 Payton Jordan Invitational. Bates placed 17th overall and was the third collegian in the 10,000m, finishing in 32:12.28. Her time resets her own school record; she ran a 32:20.83 at last year's Payton Jordan Invitational for the school record. Howard raced in the 3,000m steeplechase, where she placed 13th in 10:08.58.

Border Clash

BOISE, Idaho--There's no place like home. In its only home meet of the season, Boise State track & field athletes claimed four school records on the second and final day of the 2015 Border Clash at Ed Jacoby Track at Dona Larsen Park. Three Broncos bettered their own school records on Saturday including Mackenzie Flannigan (100m), Jordin Andrade (400m H) and Allison Jeffries (Pole Vault), while David Elliott broke a 20-year-old 800m record.

Flannigan claimed the first school record of the afternoon in the 100-meter dash, finishing in 11.57 for the school and facility record. She lowered her previous mark of 11.59, which she set in 2013. She wasn't done for the day as she ran to a first-place, wind-aided (+3.1) 200m time of 23.59.

The Bronco hurdlers put together a dominant performance in the 400-meter distance. Jordin Andrade became the first Bronco to break 50 seconds, running a 49.64 for the school and facility record. Andrade previously held the top time, 50.11, done in 2013. At of the time of the race, Andrade's time ranks third in the west region and fifth nationally. Fernando Martinez crossed the line shortly after in second place, hitting 51.00 seconds. Bret Scheve placed ninth overall in 52.86, while Rex Stanley placed 11th in 53.06.

Adding to the collection of school records, David Elliott put on a show of his own. Elliott, a 5,000m specialist, broke Jon Ryan's 800m (1:49.97) record from 1995. Elliott finished in 1:49.48 for the new school and facility record. Elliott now holds two school records (800m, 1500m) both from this outdoor season. He joins Jarred Rome (Discus, Shot Put) as the only male Broncos to hold school records in multiple outdoor track & field events.

Allison Jeffries improved her own school record yet again. Jeffries cleared 4.12m (13-6.25) on her second attempt to better the Boise State record by 2.75 inches.

The Broncos fared well in the 1500m. Allan Schroeder raced to a first-place finish in 3:50.27, while Michael Vennard took fourth in a personal-best time of 3:56.20. Aaron Back collected a personal record in 4:00.84, and Keegan McCormick (4:04.84) and Jeff Lautenslager (4:03.71) rounded out the efforts. On the women's side, Tessa Murray paced Boise State with her 4:31.73 for second place. Gracie Tostenson hit a top-10 finish in 4:43.06 for a personal best. Kate Jette (4:53.67) and Mary Kate McGuire (4:58.56) also recorded personal records.

In the middle distances, Sadi Henderson raced to a personal-best time of 2:11.79 in the women's 800m.

Vennard also raced in the 3000m steeplechase, crossing the line in 9:14.13 for first place. Dan Oekerman took second overall in a time of 9:44.76.

In the sprints, the Boise State men claimed six personal records. Dusty Fisher took home two personal bests in the 100- (10.65, 4th) and 200-meter (21.24, 4th) dashes. Alexandru Terpezan finished the 200-meter dash in 21.18 for third place, while finishing the 100-meters in 10.67 for fifth overall. Ian Keyes ran a 10.9 in the 100-meter dash for his personal best. Kyle Kelley claimed two personal records on Saturday in the 400m (47.84) and 200 (22.12). The men's 4x100 relay ran to a third-place finish in 41.27. Running on the squad were Keys, Fisher, Scheve and Terpezan.

Boise State's field performances also performed well on Saturday. Jordan Ward cleared 1.71m (5-7.25) in the women's high jump for second place. Courtney Hutchinson (47-6.25, 3rd) and Lacie Rasley (45-10.5, 8th) scored in the women's shot put. Kelsie Styrlund placed eighth in the women's javelin (29.67m, 97' 4.5") and Austin Hamilton placed fifth in the men's javelin (56.15m, 184' 3").

Boise State track & field will take a week off of competition to gear up for the Mountain West Championships, May 14-16 in San Diego, Calif.

PRs
Aaron Back, 1500m, 4:00.86
Alexandru Terpezan, 200m, 21.18
Allison Jeffries, pole vault, 13-6.25 school record
David Elliott, 800m, 1:49.48 school record
Dusty Fisher, 100m, 10.65; 200m, 21.24
Gracie Tostenson, 1500m, 4:43.06
Ian Keys, 100m, 10.90
Jordin Andrade, 400m Hurdles, 49.64 school record
Kate Jette, 1500m, 4:53.67
Kyle Kelley, 400m, 47.84; 200m, 22.12
Mackenzie Flannigan, 100m, 11.57 school record
Mary Kate McGuire, 1500m, 4:58.56
Michael Vennard, 1500m, 3:56.20
Sadi Henderson, 800m, 2:11.79


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