Jan. 28, 2014
BRONCO WEEKLY (video)
► MEET SPECIFICS – Five Boise State track and field team members will travel to Seattle this weekend to compete in the UW Invitational at the Dempsey Indoor Center, Friday and Saturday (Jan. 31-Feb.1). Emma Bates and Erin McLaughlin are entered in both the 3000-meters and 5000-meters, while Drew O’donoghue-McDonald is entered in the Mile and Allan Schroeder and Zach Wiles are entered in the 3000-meters.
► TICKETS AND PARKING -
Admission is free to the public. Parking is south of Husky Stadium (Lot E12) with permit or north of the baseball field (Lot E1). Those parking in Lots E8 or E9, you will be ticketed.
► RACE TIMES (Boise State entries only) -
Friday, Jan. 31
5:40 p.m. (PT) – Women’s 5000-meters (Emma Bates & Erin McLaughlin)
Saturday, Feb. 1
8:30 a.m. (PT) – Men’s 3000-meters (Allan Schroeder & Zach Wiles)
8:55 a.m. (PT) – Women’s 3000-meters (Emma Bates & Erin McLaughlin)
9:25 a.m. (PT) – Men’s Mile (Drew O’donoghue-McDonald)
Times are Pacific Time and subject to change upon the announcement of field sizes. A full schedule and meet information can be found at: www.gohuskies.com
► LIVE MEET RESULTS - Live results for the UW Invitational will be available at: http://www.gohuskies.com/fls/30200/trackresults/013114/index.htm
ED JACOBY INVITATIONAL & MULTI
► MEET SPECIFICS - The Boise State men’s and women’s track and field teams host their third meet of the season, the Ed Jacoby Invitational and Multi, Friday and Saturday (Jan. 31-Feb. 1). The two-day meet which includes a women’s pentathlon and men’s heptathlon will take place at the Jacksons Indoor Track at the Idaho Center in Nampa, Idaho.
► 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) -
Friday, Jan. 31
Women’s Pentathlon 60-meter hurdles – 2:30 p.m.
Men’s Heptathlon 60-meter dash – 3:00 p.m.
Men's Weight Throw – 4:30 p.m.
Women’s Distance Medley Relay – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 1
Men’s Heptathlon 60-meter hurdles – 9:00 a.m.
Women’s High Jump – 9:30 a.m.
Master’s 800-meter run – 10:45 a.m.
Times are subject to change upon the announcement of field sizes. A full schedule and meet information can be found at: http://broncosports.cstv.com/sports/c-track/spec-rel/bosu-c-track-meet-info.html
► LIVE MEET RESULTS - Live meet results for the Ed Jacoby Invite and Multi can be found at: http://www.broncosports.com/livestats/c-track/index/index.htm
► THE COMPETITION - Boise State welcomes a large number of collegiate and club competitors to the Ed Jacoby Invitational and Multi. In addition to Boise State, other collegiate teams include: Division I competitors Eastern Washington, Grand Canyon and Utah State; NCAA Division II competitors Alaska Anchorage, Central Washington, Northwest Nazarene and San Francisco State; NCAA Division III members George Fox and Pacific (Ore.); NAIA's College of Idaho, Concordia (Ore.), Eastern Oregon, Lewis-Clark, and Westminster (Utah); Treasure Valley Community College, as well as numerous track clubs, including members of the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center.
► 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.
► NATIONALLY RANKED BRONCOS – Five Bronco women and four Bronco men hold top-100 national rankings in their respective events this week. On the women’s side senior Hayli Bozarth is the only Bronco with two top-100 rankings, sitting in 73rd in the shot put and 57th in the weight throw. Freshman Karyna Armstrong joins Bozarth in the weigh throw, ranking 52nd. Senior Emma Bates holds the highest ranking amongst the Bronco women, sitting at 31st in the Mile. Senior Mackenzie Flannigan ranks 53rd in the 200-meters while freshman Allison Jeffries ranks 81st in the pole vault to round out the ranked women this week.
Allan Schroeder holds the highest ranking for the Bronco men, sitting at 32nd in the Mile. Ryan Sanders is close in ranking, sitting at 35th in the triple jump, while Jordin Andrade and Roderick Townsend each rank 54th in the 400-meters and high jump, respectively.
► LEADERS OF THE PACK – Three Broncos hold conference leading marks early in the season, including Allan Schroeder in the Mile, Emma Bates in the Mile and Mackenzie Flannigan in the 200-meters.
► INDOOR SCHEDULE - Boise State hosts its third of five indoor regular season meets during the 2013-14 slate with the Ed Jacoby Invite and Multi, Jan. 31-Feb. 1. The season continues with the Bronco Invitational, Feb. 8, and ends with the Boise State Team Challenge, Feb. 15. In addition Boise State will travel to the UW Invitational (Jan. 31-Feb. 1) and the Husky Classic (Feb. 14) in Seattle. The Mountain West Conference Championships round out the team season, Feb. 27-March 1). They also hope to send team members to the 2014 US Indoor Championships (Feb. 21-23) and the NCAA Indoor Championships (March 14-15) both in Albuquerque, N.M.