Broncos Split Up To Seattle and Nampa

Feb. 11, 2016

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The Boise State track and field team will split up this weekend, as one group will head to Seattle to compete in the Husky Classic and the majority of the team will stay and participate in the last home indoor meet of the year, the Boise State Challenge. The Husky Classic will be a two-day meet from Feb. 12-13, while the Broncos’ home meet will be a one-day meet on Saturday, Feb. 13. This will be the final weekend of competition for the team before they compete in the Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships on Feb. 25-27 in Albuquerque, N.M.

WHEN: The first race that will include a Bronco at the Husky Classic – the women’s 5,000m – will go off at 6:25 p.m. (MT) on Friday night. The Boise State Challenge will begin on Saturday at 9 a.m. with the men’s high jump, and end with the men’s 4x400m relay at 4:05 p.m. The action at the Husky Classic on Saturday will start at 2:20 p.m. (MT) with the men’s 3,000m.

WHO (Boise State Challenge): Boise State, BYU, Carroll, College of Idaho, Eastern Oregon, Great Falls, Idaho State, Lewis-Clark State, Nevada, Treasure Valley CC and Utah State


COMPETING BRONCOS – Husky Classic  (all times are Mountain)
Friday
5,000m (W):
Brenna Peloquin (Heat 1 | 6:25 p.m.), Gracie Tostenson (Heat 3 | 7:05 p.m.) and Kyra Lopez (Section 4 | 7:05 p.m.)
5,000m (M):
Riley Campbell (Heat 2 | 8:05 p.m.), Louis McAfee (Heat 2 | 8:05 p.m.) and Rhys Park (Heat 2 | 8:05 p.m.) and Aaron Back (Heat 3 | 8:05 p.m.)

Saturday
3,000m (W):
Minttu Hukka (Heat 3 |5:40 p.m.) and Allie Ostrander (Heat 4 | 5:40 p.m.)
3,000m (M): Jeff Lautenslager (Heat 2 | 2:20 p.m.), Yusuke Uchikoshi (Heat 2 | 2:20 p.m.), Elijah Armstrong (Heat 3 | 2:20 p.m.) and Andrew Rafla (Heat 4 | 6:05 p.m)

Mile (W): Alexis Fuller (Heat 3 | 3 p.m.)
Mile (M):
Addison Dehaven (Heat 2 | 3:30 p.m.), Tom Richardson (Heat 3 | 3:30 p.m.) and David Elliott (Heat 6 | 4:45 p.m.)

Boise State Challenge
Field Events
Weight Throw – 9 a.m. (M):
Juston Lindsley, Kevin Ketterling and Drew Lindsley
Weight Throw – 10:30 a.m. (W): Britlie Silvester, Karyna Armstrong, Mallory Nelson, Courtney Hutchinson and Morgan Van Kooten

Pole Vault – 10 a.m. (W): Allison Jeffries
Pole Vault – 1 p.m. (M): Camden Stoddard

High Jump – 1:30 p.m. (W): Jordan Ward

Shot Put – 2 p.m. (M): Juston Lindsley, Kevin Ketterling and Drew Lindsley
Shot Put – 2 p.m. (W): Courtney Hutchinson and Morgan Van Kooten

Triple Jump – 2:30 p.m. (W): Taj Dorsett

Running Events
60m Dash (Prelim) – 11:10 a.m. (M):
Kofi Ansah

60m Hurdles (Prelim) – 11:35 a.m. (M): Danny Verdieck

Mile – 12:30 p.m. (W): Maddie Hall, Anna Hartwick and Jordan Jacob

400m Dash – 1:20 p.m. (W): Chassity Love
400m Dash – 1:40 p.m. (M): Camden Stoddard, Bryce Kirby and Dusty Fisher

800m – 2 p.m. (W): Sadi Henderson, Ali Deitsch, Zanae Jones and Jessica Bottelberghe

200m Dash – 2:20 p.m. (W): Chassity Love
200m Dash – 2:45 p.m. (M): Rex Stanley, Bryce Kirby and Kofi Ansah

3,000m – 3:20 p.m. (W): Anne Brinegar and Kelsi Lasota
3,000m – 3:35 p.m. (M): Ozo Rojas and Keegan McCormick

4x400m Relay – 3:50 p.m. (W): Sadi Henderson and Chassity Love
4x400m Relays – 4:05 p.m. (M): Rex Stanley, Camden Stoddard, Bryce Kirby, Dann Verdieck and Camden Stoddard

LAST TIME OUT: Last weekend the Broncos hosted the Jacksons/NB Indoor Invitational, and the Blue and Orange came away with five event titles. Juston Lindsley won the men’s weight throw on Friday with a career-best throw of 55-1.5 (16.80m).

On Saturday it was Chassity Love who picked up two wins in the 60m and 200m dash with times of 7.73 and 24.78. Alexandru Terpezan claimed the 200m title (24.78) and Jordan Ward won the high jump after clearing a height of 5-5.25 (1.66m).

The highlight of the weekend, however, turned out to be freshman Miler Haller, who took second place at the USATF Junior Cross Country Championships at Rivers Edge Golf Course in Bend, Ore., with a time of 26:16 on the 8k course. With his performance, Haller earned an automatic spot on the U.S. team in the 2016 APA Pan American Cross Country Cup. The event will take place in Caraballeda, Venezuela on March 5.

NATIONAL LISTS: On the men’s side, David Elliott still has the No. 4 spot on both the 3,000m (7:53.15) and 5,000m (13:49.82) national lists. For the women, all three Broncos – Allie Ostrander (15:21.85), Minttu Hukka (16:09.36) and Brenna Peloquin (16:11.90) – currently have qualifying times at the No. 1, 7 and 10 spots, respectively.

SUCCESS AT WASHINGTON: The Broncos will be looking to recreate the success they had two weekends ago at the UW Invitational. At that meet, the men’s side completely dominated all three heats of the 3,000m in which a Bronco won in all three meets. Eight athletes recorded personal bests, and five Broncos moved into the top-10 of the Boise State record book for the indoor 3,000m. Elliott (7:53.15) moved into first, Rafla (8:00.69) slid into third, Armstrong (8:00.69) made an impact with his first 3k appearance and now is fifth, Louis McAfee (8:10.62) took the eighth spot and Addison Dehaven (8:11.05) is now ninth.


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