Broncos Welcome 2010-11 Class to Program

BOISE, Idaho - The Boise State track and field and cross country programs are pleased to announce and welcome their class of 2010-11 to Boise State University. The Broncos welcome 15 men and 21 women to the program, including four men and 13 women who will jump right into action for the 2010 Boise State Cross Country season.

 "We have put together a dynamic group of young athletes to continue the strong tradition of excellence at Boise State University," said head coach JW Hardy. "My staff has done a wonderful job of adding depth to an already proven program and we look forward to advancing the success that has been maintained through previous years."

The Broncos add new depth to the sprints, hurdles and relays with the addition of eight men and eight women to those areas. For the men, Karrie Butler (Clinton, Md.), Manoah Wesson (Compton, Calif.), Don Hazzard (Idaho City, Idaho) and Josh Janssen (Portland, Ore.) will add to the sprint corps, while Anthony Belcher (Chandler, Ariz.), Justin Malnes (Meridian, Idaho), Drake Davis (Gilbert, Ariz.) and Ashtyn Lamb (Chandler, Ariz.) will add depth to the men's hurdle crew. Davis joins the men's team as the newest addition to the decathlon crew as well.

For the women, Cyntrail Pierce (Compton, Calif.), Mackenzie Flannigan (Chandler, Ariz.), Shannon Jacobs (Gilbert, Ariz.)and Steffanie Jordan (Chandler, Ariz.) join the sprint crew, while Alexandria Morton (Auburn, Wash.), Kate Jette (Clackamas, Ore.) and Kate Holman (Seattle, Wash.) join the hurdlers. Morton is joined by Andrea Morones (North Richland Hills, Texas) as the newest multi-event athletes, looking to compete in the heptathlon at Boise State.

Field Events
Many sprinters and hurdlers will also be adding to the Broncos' jumps crew, competing in any combination of the long jump, high jump and/or triple jump. Justin Malishan (San Marcos, Calif.) joins the men's team as a triple jumper, while Davis, who is also a hurdler, will add his talents in the long jump. For the women, Kimberly Miller (Tucker, Ga.) joins the team as a long jump and triple jump specialist, who also competes in the sprints alongside sprinter/jumper Jacobs. Morton and Morones make up the newest additions to the high jump crew.

Rounding out the field events, Will Lohman (Chewalah, Wash.) will be the lone newcomer to the throws corps, set to compete in the shot put, discus and hammer throw for Boise State.

Middle/Long Distance
The middle and long distance crew welcomes Drew O'donoghue-McDonald (Seattle, Wash.), Allan Schroeder (Spokane, Wash.), Andrew Booth (Wilsonville, Ore.), Tyler Rackleff (Tamecula, Calif.) and Brad Bogdan (Ithaca, N.Y.) to the men's squad. The women welcome Marisa VanderMalle (Pasco, Wash.), Emma Bates (Elk River, Minn.), Erin McLaughlin (Milwaukie, Ore.), Tessa Murray (Mount Vernon, Wash.), Rici Morrill (Sultan, Wash.), Shannon Moskowitz (Silverdale, Wash.), Alyssa Boucher (Shenandoah Junction, W.V.), Courtney Satko (Sisters, Ore.), Kailee Poetsch (Klamath Falls, Ore.), Lauren Lucas (Henderson, Nev.), Taryn Treadway (Flagstaff, Ariz.) and Danielle Zehrung (Silverton, Ore.).

O'donoghue-McDonald, Schroeder, Booth and Bogdan also cross over to the men's cross country roster while all 12 women who join the middle/long distance crew, plus hurdler Jette will join the women's cross country roster for the season. The teams are preparing to begin their 2010 cross country season on Sept. 11 at the Roger Curran Invitational hosted by Northwest Nazarene in Nampa, Idaho.

Below is a full list of the 2010-11 incoming class, split by gender, including their top events and any important career-best marks or highlights.

2010-11 Incoming Men's Class

Anthony Belcher (Chandler, Ariz. - Northern Arizona University) - 400-meter hurdles (54.13 seconds)

Brad Bogdan (Ithaca, N.Y. - Cornell University) - 10000-meters (30:40.00), 5000-meters (14:47.00 indoors)

Andrew Booth (Wilsonville, Ore. - Wilsonville HS) - 1500-meters and 3000-meters (placed 4th in both events at Oregon 5A State Meet)
Karrie Butler (Clinton, Md. - Archbishop Carroll HS) - 400-meters (48.38 seconds)

Drake Davis (Gilbert, Ariz. - Perry HS) - Long Jump (4th place at Arizona 2A State Meet), 110-meter hurdles (7th place at Arizona 2A State Meet)

Don Hazzard (Idaho City, Idaho - Idaho City HS) - 100-meters (10.80 seconds), 200-meters (22.28 seconds), 400-meters (49.68 seconds)

Josh Janssen (Portland, Ore. - Central Catholic HS) - 100-meters (10.84 seconds)

Ashytn Lamb (Chandler, Ariz. - Central Arizona JC) - 110-meter hurdles (14.71 seconds)

Will Lohman (Chewalah, Wash. - Chewalah HS) - Shot Put (61-fee, 5-inches), Discus (176-feet, 6-inches)
Justin Malishan (San Marcos, Calif. - Mission Hills HS) - Triple Jump (48-feet, 6-inches)

Justin Malnes (Meridian, Idaho -Meridian HS) - 110-meter hurdles (14.58 seconds)

Drew O'donoghue-McDonald (Seattle, Wash. - Seattle Prep HS) - 3200-meters (8:58.80), 1600-meters (4:10.40)

Tyler Rackleff (Tamecula, Calif. - Great Oaks HS) - 800-meters (1:56.70), 4x800-meter relay (1:55.80 Split)

Allan Schroeder (Spokane, Wash. - Mt. Spokane HS) - 3200-meters (9:06.80)

Manoah Wesson (Compton, Calif. - Compton JC) - 400-meters (47.66 seconds), 200-meters (21.52 seconds)

2010-11 Incoming Women's Class
Emma Bates
(Elk River, Minn. - Elk River HS) - 3200-meters (11:00.00), 1600-meters (5:00.00), 800-meters (2:17.00)

Alyssa Boucher (Shenandoah Junction, W.V. - Jefferson HS) - 3200-meters (11:16.00, 7th AAA WV State Meet)

Mackenzie Flannigan (Chandler, Ariz. - Chandler HS) - 400-meters (55.86 seconds), 200-meters (24.56 seconds)

Kate Holman (Seattle, Wash. - Bishop Blanchet HS) - 100-meter hurdles (15.02 seconds), 300-meter hurdles (46.72 seconds)

Shannon Jacobs (Gilbert, Ariz. - Highland HS) - 100-meters (12.02 seconds), 200-meters (25.23 seconds), Long Jump (19-feet, 1-inch)

Kate Jette (Clackamas, Ore. - Clackamas HS) - 100-meter hurdles (7th 6A Oregon State Meet)

Steffanie Jordan (Chandler, Ariz. - Chandler HS) - 100-meters (12.13 seconds), 200-meters (25.20 seconds)

Lauren Lucas (Henderson, Nev. - Coronado HS) - 1600-meters (3rd at 4A Nevada State Meet), 3200-meters (4th at 4A Nevada State Meet)

Erin McLaughlin (Milwaukie, Ore. - Milwaukie HS) 3000m-10:12 1500m-4:44

Kimberly Miller (Tucker, Ga. - Tucker HS) - Long Jump (18-feet, 8.50-inches), Triple Jump (38-feet, 10.25-inches), 100-meters (12.40 seconds), 200-meters (25.31 seconds)

Andrea Morones (North Richland Hills, Texas - Richland HS) - High Jump (5-feet, 6.0-inches)

Rici Morrill (Sultan, Wash. - Sultan HS) - 800-metrs (2:16.00), 1600-meters (5:07.00)

Alexandria Morton (Auburn, Wash. - Mountain View HS) - Heptathlon (4518-points), Long Jump (18-feet, 2.0-inches), 100-meter hurdles (14.57 seconds)

Shannon Moskowitz (Silverdale, Wash. - Central Kitsap HS) - 800-meters (2:15.00), 1600-meters (5:10.00)

Tessa Murray (Mount Vernon, Wash. - Mountt Vernon HS) - 3200-meters (11:04.00), 1600-meters (5:08.00)

Cyntrail Pierce (Compton, Calif. - Cerritos JC) - 400-meters (55.84 seconds), 200-meters (24.60 seconds), 100-meters (12.04 seconds), Long Jump (20-feet, 1.75-inches)

Kailee Poetsch (Klamath Falls, Ore. - Henley HS) - 800-meters (2:18.00), 1500-meters (4:53.00)

Courtney Satko (Sisters, Ore. - Sisters HS) - 800-meters (2:18.00)

Taryn Treadway (Flagstaff, Ariz. - Flagstaff HS) - 1600-meters (11th at 4A D2 Arizona State Meet)

Marisa VanderMalle (Pasco, Wash. - Pasco HS) - 3200-meters (10:40.00), 1600-meters (4:58.00)

Danielle Zehrung (Silverton, Ore. - Silverton HS) - 3000-meters (11:23.00)

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