Broncos Ready for MW Indoor Championships
Feb. 25, 2015

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► WHAT'S HAPPENING - The Boise State track and field team will head to Albuquerque, N.M., this week to compete in the 2015 Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships, Feb. 26-28. The meet, hosted by the University of New Mexico, will be held at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Six men’s teams and 11 women’s teams will compete for the conference title, including Utah State, Air Force, Colorado State, Wyoming, Boise State and defending men’s champion New Mexico. On the women’s side, Boise State, UNLV, Nevada, San Diego State, Colorado State, Wyoming, Fresno State, San José State, Utah State, Air Force and defending champion New Mexico will vie for the women’s title.

Tickets for the MW Championships are $8 for adults and $4 for youth and students and can be purchased online HERE or at the main entrance of the convention center.

► MEET SCHEDULE (Daily Start Times) -
Thursday, February 26
Heptathlon: 11:00 a.m. (60-meters, long jump, shot put, high jump)
Pentathlon: 11:10 a.m. (60-meter hurdles, high jump, shot put, long jump, 800-meters)

Friday, February 27
Heptathlon: 11:00 a.m. (60-meter hurdles, pole vault, 1000-meters)
Field Events: 12:30 p.m. (women’s weight throw)
Track Events: 1:30 p.m. (women’s mile trials)

Saturday, February 28
Field Events: 10:00 a.m. (women’s shot put)
Running Events: 12:00 p.m. (women’s mile final)

Awards Ceremony to immediately follow completion of events.

► LIVE MEET RESULTS - Live meet results can be found on TheMW.com and at LiveRunningResults.com

► MOUNTAINT WEST CHAMPIONSHIP CENTRAL - To follow results, photos, video and more from the Mountain West Championships, visit HERE

►TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN

Three men and one woman hold top-five MW times in the sprints. Senior Megan Kelley boasts the only conference-leading individual time for Boise State. Kelley ranks first in the 400-meters, and also ranks 2nd in the 200-meters. On the men’s side, Alexandru Terpezan sits fourth in the 200-meters, while Fernando Martinez (4th) and Jordin Andrade (5th) round off the top-five in the 400-meter dash.

The distance duo of David Elliott (5000-meters, 2nd MW) and Emma Hyyppä (3000-meters, 3rd MW) will battle in their respective races.

Both the men’s and women’s distance medley squads hold top conference times. The men’s relay leads the conference, while the women sit fifth.

Two Bronco women hold top marks in the vertical jumps. Jordan Ward holds the third-best MW mark in the high jump, while Allison Jeffries sits fifth in the pole vault. In the field events, Britlie Silvester ranks fourth in the weight throw while Courtney Hutchinson lands fifth in the shot put.

► BEST IN THE NATION
Senior David Elliott holds the 28th-fastest time in the nation in the men’s 5000-meters. On the women’s side, Britlie Silvester holds a top-50 ranking, sitting at 45th in the weight throw.

► COMPETING BRONCOS

MenWomen
Jordin Andrade Karyna Armstrong
Aaron Back Anne Brinegar
Jack Curran Ali Deitsch
Nick Demars Sadi Henderson
David Elliott Anna Holdiman
Kyle Kelley Courtney Hutchinson
Jeff Lautenslager Emma Hyyppä
Juston Lindsley Allison Jeffries
Fernando Martinez Megan Kelley
Louis McAfee Rici Morrill
Rhys Park Lacie Rasley
Bret Scheve Britlie Silvester
Rex Stanley Gracie Tostenson
Camdon Stoddard Jordan Ward
Alexandru Terpezan Chelsey Washington
Michael Vennard Angelica Johnson
Danny Verdieck

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