Three Broncos in the Top Five of the Heptathlon at the WAC Championships

NAMPA, Idaho After the first day of the Western Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships, the Boise State University men’s track and field team has three student-athletes in the top five of the heptathlon.

 

Heigo Nurmsalu stands in second place with 2,967 points. He won the shot put with a throw of 45-7 (13.89m) to earn 722 points in the event. He also finished fourth in the 60m dash, fourth in the long jump and second in the high jump.

 

Eric Demers is in fourth place with 2,800 points. He posted a mark of 22-7 (6.88m) in the long jump to earn 785 points in the event. He also finished third in the shot put, fifth in the 60m dash and fifth in the high jump.

 

Mark Bybee’s 2,700 points has him in fifth place after the first day of competition. He earned 687 points in the high jump when he cleared the height of 6-1.50 (1.87m) to tie for third place in the event. He also finished fourth in the shot put, sixth in the long jump and seventh in the 60m dash.

 

The WAC Indoor Track and Field Championships will continue Friday, Feb. 29, beginning with the final events of the men’s heptathlon at 11:00 a.m. The field events will begin at 1:30 p.m., and be followed by the track events at 4:00 p.m.  

 

Event 2  Heptathlon: #1 Men 60 Meter Dash Heptathlon

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    Name                    Year School                  Finals  Points

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  1 Strang, John              SR Utah State                6.98   889 

  2 Carpenter, Mike           SO Idaho                     7.08   854 

  3 Hopkins, Charles          FR Utah State                7.33   769 

  4 Nurmsalu, Heigo           SO Boise State               7.35   762 

  5 Demers, Eric              JR Boise State               7.36   759 

  6 Moore, Logan              SR Utah State                7.47   723 

  7 Bybee, Marc               JR Boise State               7.48   719 

  8 Snook, Ian                JR Idaho                     9.38   226 

 

Event 2  Heptathlon: #2 Men Long Jump Heptathlon

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    Name                    Year School                  Finals            Points

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  1 Strang, John              SR Utah State               7.30m   23-11.50  886 

      6.60m  6.69m  7.30m           

  2 Demers, Eric              JR Boise State              6.88m   22-07.00  785 

      FOUL  6.63m  6.88m           

  3 Hopkins, Charles          FR Utah State               6.81m   22-04.25  769 

      6.64m  6.63m  6.81m           

  4 Nurmsalu, Heigo           SO Boise State              6.70m   21-11.75  743 

      6.70m  6.69m  FOUL           

  5 Carpenter, Mike           SO Idaho                    6.68m   21-11.00  739 

      6.25m  6.68m  6.54m           

  6 Bybee, Marc               JR Boise State              6.64m   21-09.50  729 

      6.64m  6.44m  6.22m           

  7 Moore, Logan              SR Utah State               6.50m   21-04.00  697 

      FOUL  FOUL  6.50m           

 

Event 2  Heptathlon: #3 Men Shot Put Heptathlon

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    Name                    Year School                  Finals            Points

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  1 Nurmsalu, Heigo           SO Boise State             13.89m   45-07.00  722 

      13.89m  FOUL  FOUL           

  2 Moore, Logan              SR Utah State              13.43m   44-00.75  693 

      12.32m  13.43m  FOUL           

  3 Demers, Eric              JR Boise State             11.81m   38-09.00  595 

      11.49m  11.81m  11.46m           

  4 Bybee, Marc               JR Boise State             11.32m   37-01.75  565 

      FOUL  11.32m  11.22m           

  5 Carpenter, Mike           SO Idaho                   11.07m   36-04.00  550 

      11.07m  FOUL  FOUL            

  6 Hopkins, Charles          FR Utah State              10.45m   34-03.50  513 

      9.79m  10.45m  10.22m           

  7 Strang, John              SR Utah State               9.77m   32-00.75  472 

      9.47m  9.62m  9.77m           

 

Event 2  Heptathlon: #4 Men High Jump Heptathlon

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    Name                    Year School                  Finals            Points

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  1 Strang, John              SR Utah State               2.08m    6-09.75  878 

     1.63 1.66 1.69 1.72 1.75 1.78 1.81 1.84 1.87 1.90 1.93 1.96 1.99 2.02 2.05 2.08 2.11

      PPP  PPP  PPP  PPP  PPP  PPP  PPP  PPP  PPP    O  PPP    O  PPP    O  XXO    O  XXP

  2 Nurmsalu, Heigo           SO Boise State              1.93m    6-04.00  740 

     1.63 1.66 1.69 1.72 1.75 1.78 1.81 1.84 1.87 1.90 1.93 1.96

      PPP  PPP  PPP  PPP  PPP    O    O   XO    O    O   XO  XXX

  3 Carpenter, Mike           SO Idaho                    1.87m    6-01.50  687 

     1.63 1.66 1.69 1.72 1.75 1.78 1.81 1.84 1.87 1.90

      PPP  PPP  PPP  PPP    O  XXO    O  XXO    O  XXX

  3 Bybee, Marc               JR Boise State              1.87m    6-01.50  687 

     1.63 1.66 1.69 1.72 1.75 1.78 1.81 1.84 1.87 1.90

      PPP  PPP  PPP    O  PPP    O    O   XO  XXO  XXX

  5 Demers, Eric              JR Boise State              1.84m    6-00.50  661 

     1.63 1.66 1.69 1.72 1.75 1.78 1.81 1.84 1.87

      PPP  PPP  PPP  PPP    O  XXO    O    O  XXX

  6 Moore, Logan              SR Utah State               1.69m    5-06.50  536 

     1.63 1.66 1.69 1.72

       XO  PPP  XXO  XXX

  6 Hopkins, Charles          FR Utah State               1.69m    5-06.50  536 

     1.63 1.66 1.69 1.72

      PPP  PPP   XO  XXX   


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