Oregon Relays Next Up for Broncos
April 14, 2016

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The Broncos will compete at the Oregon Relays on Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., this weekend. Boise State’s group will consist of primarily the same athletes that attended the Sun Angel Classic last weekend, mostly featuring sprinters, jumpers and throwers.

MEET SCHEDULE (All times are Mountain): The Blue and Orange will begin on Friday with the men’s hammer throw at 4 p.m. on Friday afternoon, and conclude that day with the women’s 200m dash at 7:55 p.m. Saturday’s action will get rolling at 12:15 p.m. with the women’s hammer throw, and the last event for the Broncos will go off at 4:10 p.m. with the men’s 4x400m relay.

COMPETING BRONCOS:
Men
200m – Dusty Fisher and Alexandru Terpezan
400m – Dusty Fisher and Alexandru Terpezan
4x400m Relay – Dusty Fisher, Fernando Martinez, Rex Stanley and Fernando Martinez
110m Hurdles – Danny Verdieck
400m Hurdles – Fernando Martinez, Rex Stanley and Cameron Wrout
Discus – Juston Lindsley and Drew Lindsley
Hammer Throw – Juston Lindsley
High Jump – Camden Stoddard
Pole Vault – Camden Stoddard

Women
100m – Chassity Love
200m – Chassity Love
800m – Sadi Henderson
High Jump – Jordan Ward
Long Jump – Taj Dorsett
Pole Vault – Allison Jeffries
Shot Put - Courtney Hutchinson and Morgan Van Kooten
Triple Jump – Taj Dorsett
Weight Throw – Karyna Armstrong, Courtney Hutchinson and Britlie Silvester

TOP-10 NATIONAL TIMES: David Elliott’s 13:42.17 is the No. 2 5,000m time in the country, second to only Penn’s Thomas Awad (13:41.77). Brenna Peloquin is fourth on the 5,000m list after her 15:55.43 at the Stanford Invitational. She is the fastest freshman in the country in the event.

LAST TIME OUT: In what was a successful weekend at the Sun Angel Classic, Fisher led the way and clocked a career-best 21.20 in the 200m dash. Fisher’s performance in the 200m earned him third place, and Terpezan also ran well in the premiere 200m heat, clocking a time of 21.31. Verdieck turned in a quality performance in the 110m hurdles, running a personal-best 15.03.

On Friday it was the hammer throwers leading the way, as Juston Lindsley threw a career-best 166-6 (50.76m) for ninth place. Drew Lindsley wasn’t far behind, taking 13th with a throw of 149-5 (45.54m).  Armstrong was tops for the women with an eighth-place finish thanks to a throw of 181-1 (55.20m). Silvester was right on the heels of Armstrong, recording a toss of 175-9 (53.58m) to finish in 10th. Boise State will head west to the site of the 2016 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships next weekend and compete in the Oregon Relays from April 15-16 in Eugene, Ore., at Hayward Field.

STORIED SEASON SO FAR: With so many exceptional performances, there have been several athletes who have at least broken into the top three of the school’s all-time performance list. Here is a list of athletes who have achieved the feat so far this season;

Men
David Elliott
Mile (Indoor) – School Record
3,000m (Indoor) – School Record
5,000m (Indoor) – 2nd-Fastest In School History
5,000m (Outdoor) – School Record

Andrew Rafla
3,000m (Indoor) – 2nd-Fastest In School History

Distance Medley Relay (Andrew Rafla, Fernando Martinez, Elijah Armstrong and David Elliott)
School Record

Women
Allie Ostrander
3,000m (Indoor) – Mountain West Record
5,000m (Indoor) – Mountain West Record

Alexis Fuller
800m (Indoor) – School Record
Mile (Indoor) – 3rd-Fastest In School History

Sadi Henderson
800m (Indoor) – 3rd-Fastest In School History

Brenna Peloquin
5,000m (Outdoor) – 2nd-Fastest In School History

Distance Medley Relay (Alexis Fuller, Chassity Love, Sadi Henderson and Allie Ostrander)
School Record


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