Track and Field Hosts Bronco Invitational Saturday

► MEET SPECIFICS - The Boise State track and field program hosts its third meet of the 2012-13 season on Saturday (January 19), the Bronco Invitational, at Jacksons Indoor Track in Nampa, Idaho. The meet is a one-day competition and is the third of six regular-season home meets this year.  

► TICKETS AND PARKING - Pricing for the meet is as follows:
$5 - Adults
$3 - Students with ID / Kids 6-12 years / Seniors 60+
Kids 5 and under are free
*Parking is free  

► MEET SCHEDULE (Daily Start Times) -
Saturday, January 19
Field Events: 9:00 a.m. (women's high jump)
Track Events: 10:15 a.m. (mixed masters 400-meter dash)
*Approximate end time of the meet is 4:00 p.m.

Full Schedule and meet information can be found at: http://www.broncosports.com/fls/9900/stats/track/2012-13/2013broncoinvitationalschedule.pdf

► LIVE MEET RESULTS - Live meet results can be found at: http://www.broncosports.com/fls/9900/stats/track/realtimeresults/index.htm

► THE COMPETITION - The Boise State men and women welcome NCAA Division I opponents Nevada, UC Irvine, Utah and Washington State, as well as NCAA Division II opponents Cal State Stanislaus, MSU-Billings, Northwest Nazarene and Westminster (UT). NAIA affiliates College of Idaho and Eastern Oregon will participate, while Treasure Valley Community College and a handful of club teams will take part as well.

► LIST OF CHAMPIONS - Broncos who have earned wins during the 2012-13 indoor season include: Will Lohman, Weight Throw (2); Justin Malnes, 60m hurdles (2); Manoah Wesson, 400m (1) and 500m (1); Jordin Andrade, 400m (1); Daveon Collins, 200m (1); Allan Schroeder, Mile (1); Chase Sexton, Shot Put (1); Roderick Townsend, High Jump (1); Emma Bates, Mile (1); Deb Johnson, Triple Jump (1); Kimberly Miller, Long Jump (1); Kady Stafford, Weight Throw (1); men's 4x400m relay (2); and women's 4x400m relay (1).

► DIRECTIONS TO THE IDAHO CENTER - The Idaho Center sits on the north side of East Franklin Road, between Idaho Center Blvd. and Star Road, approximately one-half mile north of Interstate 84. If coming from I-84, take Exit 38 and go north approximately one-half mile to the light (E. Franklin Rd.). Go right at the light and continue approximately another one-half mile and turn left onto Equine Drive. Continue another one-quarter mile and the building will be on the right.

► INDOOR SCHEDULE - Boise State hosts four more meets this season at the Jacksons Indoor Track. This week the Broncos compete in the Bronco Invitational on Jan. 19, their third meet of the season. The Jacksons Invitational (NB West) meet will be held Jan. 25-26 while the Bronco Classic (Feb. 2) and Boise State Team Challenge (Feb. 8-9) round out the schedule. Boise State travels to the Husky Invitational (Feb. 9) and the UW Last Chance Qualifier (March 2). The Broncos will also play host the 2012 Mountain West Indoor Championships Feb. 21-23.

► HONORS CANDIDATES - Jordin Andrade and Emma Bates collected the first MW Athlete of the Week honors for the 2012-13 indoor track and field season. The pair earned the honor on Dec. 11, 2012


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