BOISE STATE WINS 10 EVENTS AT ALL-IDAHO CUP

            BOISE, Idaho The Boise State track and field team won 10 events and recorded three NCAA regional qualifying marks this weekend at the All-Idaho Collegiate Championship meet in Bronco Stadium, Friday-Saturday. The Bronco women also recorded two marks that rank in the top-three all-time in the Boise State record book.

            Breanna Sande captured the first Bronco win of the weekend with her first-place finish in the women’s steeplechase Friday afternoon. Her time of 11:20.50 moves her into third place all-time in the Boise State record book. She passed Laura Ellsworth who recorded a time of 11:25.30 in 2002.

            Saturday, the Broncos would capture nine more first-place finishes with the Boise State men earning six of those wins. The Bronco men won both the 4x100-meter (41.01) and 4x400m (3:16.46) relays. Boise State also won the women’s 4x400m relay with a time of 3:48.97.

            Boise State’s other first-place finish on the track came from Per Strandquist, who won the men’s 100m dash with a time of 10.70. The Broncos finished first, third, fourth and fifth in the 100m.

            The Broncos also won five field events on Saturday, while recording NCAA regional qualifying marks in the men’s triple jump, hammer throw and the women’s javelin. Zacharias Arnos won the men’s triple jump with a leap of 51-04.25 (15.65m). The mark is a regional qualifier.

            Trevor Kraychir also recorded a regional qualifying mark in the men’s hammer throw with a first-place toss of 189-07.00 (57.78m). Boise State finished first and second in the event. On the women’s side, Sasa Kampic earned Boise State’s third regional qualifying mark of the weekend by winning the javelin throw with a mark of 157-02.00 (47.90m).

            Senior Ryan Grinnell won the men’s long jump with a mark of 24-00.25 (7.32m), which is just short of the regional qualifying mark (7.34m).

Boise State’s final first-place finish came in the women’s pole vault, which was won by Danielle Valentine. Her vault of 11-11.75 (3.65m) ties Alina Schimpf (2005) for the third best pole vault in school history. Boise State finished first through third in the meet.


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