Broncos Take Week Off in Preparation for WAC Championships

► What's Happening - NO MEET THIS WEEK - The Boise State track and field team takes one week off before hosting the 2011 Western Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships Feb. 24-26 at the Jackson Indoor Track at the Idaho Center in Nampa, Idaho.  

► Undefeated & Win Streaks - Four Broncos and one relay team remain undefeated in their respective events thus far in the season. Mele Vaisima has won each of the six weight throw competitions she has participated in this season, while Eetu Viitala has won all five long jump competitions he has been in this season. Brian Pierre now has two 3000-meter titles under his belt, while Kurt Felix has two heptathlon wins in a row, including a school record 5,669 points. The men's 4x400-meter relay team has also gone undefeated this season, winning four-straight races.

Racquel Jones has won three straight long jump titles, as well as four total this season, while Trevor Kraychir has earned three straight weight throw wins and five total this season. Rolando Trammel also has three straight titles in the 60-meter hurdles.

► Who's Ranked -
A handful of Broncos have entered into the national Track and Field Results Reporting System's (TFRRS) top-100 in their respective events.

For the women, Mele Vaisima ranks No. 37 in the weight throw, while freshman Alexi Morton ranks No. 73 in the country in the pentathlon. BreAnna Craig holds a No. 85 ranking in the women's pole vault.

Kurt Felix holds the team's highest ranking, sitting at No. 6 in the nation in the heptathlon. Also ranking high for the men is Eetu Viitala who ranks No. 15 in the nation in the long jump, while Felix joins him in the event at No. 40. Felix is also ranked No. 30 in the high jump and No. 61 in the triple jump. Trevor Kraychir ranks No. 18 in the nation in the weight throw, while Alex Nelson ranks No. 60 in the event. Chase Sexton also ranks in the throws, sitting at No. 96 in the shot put. Manoah Wesson ranks No. 84 in the 400-meters while Jeff Daw ranks No. 88. Rolando Trammel ranks No. 40 in the 60-meter hurdles rounding out this week's ranked Broncos.


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