April 23, 2013
► MEET SPECIFICS - Boise State will host its final track and field competition of the 2013 season at Dona Larsen Park, April 26-27. The Idaho-Utah Border Clash is the second of two outdoor meets hosted by the Broncos.
► TICKETS - Pricing is general admission only:
One ticket per day gets into both track & field and softball. Softball will play both Friday and Saturday at 3 p.m. A ticket needs to be purchased each day.
$6 – Adults
$4 – Juniors (2-18 years)
$2 – Seniors (62+)
Boise State students get in free with student ID Card.
Kids two and under are free
*Parking is free
► SATURDAY ONLY TICKET PROMOTIONS - Saturday is Daddy & Daughter Date - $10 for 1 adult ticket, 1 youth ticket and 2 hot dogs>
Hometown Heroes weekend - Saturday all service members (military, police, firefighters, etc.) get in free with valid ID.
► PARKING - There will be no patron parking available at Dona Larsen Park. All patrons are asked to park in Boise State's Bronco Stadium East Lot. A free, continuous shuttle will be running from the Bronco Stadium to Dona Larsen Park. Friday's shuttle hours run from 9 a.m. until the end of competition, while Saturday's hours are 8 a.m. to until the end of competition.
Only teams (competitors and staff) with the proper parking permit will be allowed to park at Dona Larsen Park.
► DONA LARSEN PARK - Beginning in the fall of 2012, the Boise State track and field and softball programs moved to their new home, Dona Larsen Park. The park's official dedication was held on August 15, 2012. The David and Debra Larsen Huber Family Foundation made it possible to build the complex, and chose to name it after Debra Larsen Huber's mother, Dona Larsen. The park is located just northeast of the Front Street and Broadway Avenue intersection in Boise.
► MEET SCHEDULE (Daily Start Times) -
Friday, April 26
Multi-Events: 11:00 a.m. – Women’s Heptathlon 100m hurdles
Field Events: 12:30 p.m. – Women’s Javelin
Track Events: 5:00 p.m. – Mixed masters 1500m run
*Approximate end time on Friday is 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 27
Multi-Events: 9:30 a.m. – Men’s Decathlon 110m hurdles
Field Events: 10:00 a.m. – Women’s Hammer Throw
Track Events: 10:00 a.m. – Mixed masters 5000m
*Approximate end time on Saturday is 3:30 p.m.
Full Schedule and meet information can be found at: http://grfx.cstv.com/schools/bosu/graphics/stats/c-track/2012-13/2013idahoutahborderclashschedule.pdf
► LIVE MEET RESULTS - Live meet results can be found at: http://www.broncosports.com/livestats/c-track/index/index.htm
► THE COMPETITION - The Boise State men and women welcome NCAA Division II opponent Northwest Nazarene, as well as NAIA affiliates The College of Idaho and Eastern Oregon University. Additional club teams and unattached competitors will participate in the meet.
► MOVING UP – The Boise State men’s track and field program jumped 29 spots this week in the USTFCCCA national team rankings, now sitting at No. 50 in the country. The women jumped 39 spots to No. 118 this week. Both rankings are a season high for the Broncos.
► BEST IN THE NATION – Seven Broncos hold top-50 national rankings in their respective events this week. Jordin Andrade leads the Broncos with the highest ranking, sitting at No. 9 in the 400-meter hurdles. Daveon Collins and Matt Post each hold No. 11 rankings in the 200-meters and hammer throw, respectively, while Emma Bates sits at No. 17 in the 10000-meters. Bates also ranks 48th in the 1500-meter run, while Zach Wiles and Marisa VanderMalle rank 22nd and 41st in the 3000-meter steeplechase, respectively. Alyssa Osai rounds out the ranked Broncos at No. 34 in the hammer throw.
► CONFERENCE LEADERS – Eight Broncos hold nine conference leading marks thus far in the season led by Daveon Collins and Jordin Andrade with three apiece. Collins leads the league in the 100-meters and 200-meters, while Andrade leads in the 400-meters and 400-meter hurdles. The duo is joined by Bret Scheve and Jeff Daw to lead the conference in the 4x400-meter relay. Bryce Bergevin sits atop the league’s 800-meter list, while Zach Wiles leads in the steeplechase and Matt Post in the hammer throw. Emma Bates is the only Bronco female to host a leading spot in the conference, sitting at No. 1 in the 10000-meters.
► CONFERENCE HONOREES - Six Broncos have collected Mountain West Athlete of the Week honors this season, including two honorees from the indoor season and four from the outdoor season. Jordin Andrade and Emma Bates (indoors; Dec. 11, 2012), were the only two indoor selections, while Matt Post and Alyssa Osai (outdoors, March 25, 2013) swept the honors early in the season. Marisa VanderMalle earned an outdoor nod on April 9, while Daveon Collins picked up the honor on April 16.