BRONCO TRACK AND FIELD TO COMPETE AT ROBINSON INVITATIONAL

BOISE, Idaho The Boise State track and field team will compete in its second to last regular season outdoor meet this Wednesday-Saturday (April 22-25), when the  Broncos travel to Provo, Utah for the Clarence Robinson Invitational hosted by Brigham Young University.

            The Robinson Invite kicks off Wednesday with the decathlon and heptathlon, which will both conclude on Thursday. The rest of the meet is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. on Friday with the women’s Javelin. Friday’s competition will conclude with the men’s 5000-meter final at approximately 3:50 p.m. On Saturday, the action will start again at 10 a.m. with the women’s hammer and will conclude with the men’s 4x400m relay at around 4:25 p.m.

            For meet updates throughout the weekend, visit http://www.byutrack.com/various/Special/Meet_Info/2008-9/Robison/Robi-09.htm.

 

Boise State’s National Rankings

 

            The Boise State men’s team enters this weekend with five field event marks ranked in the nation’s top-20. Senior Ryan Grinnell leads the way with top-20 marks in the high jump, long jump and triple jump. He is currently ranked No. 5 in triple jump (53-03.75/16.25m), No. 14 in the high jump (7-00.50/2.15m) and No. 17 in the long jump (25-01.75/7.66m).

            Grinnell is joined by fellow jumper Zacharias Arnos, who is ranked No. 16 in the triple jump with a mark of (51-04.25/15.65m). Simon Wardhaugh rounds out the group with a No. 7 ranking in the hammer throw with a mark of 217-00 (66.14m).

            To see how the Bronco men and women stack up in the Western Athletic Conference, select the WAC Performance Lists link below.

 

The Bronco Twilight

 

            Boise State returns home next week for its final regular season meet of the outdoor season, the Bronco Twilight, on Friday (May 1). The meet is scheduled to start with field events at 10 a.m. At 6 p.m. the running events will begin with the 4x800m relays. The Bronco Twilight is scheduled to conclude at around 10 p.m. with the men’s 4x400m relay. 


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