Wildcat track wraps up indoor regular season
Courtesy: Justin Johnson - Weber State Athletic Communications  
Release: Thursday 02/11/2017
Courtesy: Robert Casey
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POCATELLO, Idaho – The Wildcats completed their final regular-season tune-up on Saturday, and now turns its attention to the 2017 Big Sky Conference championships in two weeks.

The Weber State University men’s and women’s track and field teams saw yet another weekend of improvement at the Mountain States Games, held at Holt Arena in Pocatello, Idaho.

On the women’s side, senior Tawnie Moore won the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.50, her fastest time of the year and fastest time in the Big Sky Conference this year. Moore also ran a 25.13 in the 200 meter preliminaries.

Isabella Williams won the mile with a time of 5:02.89, while Ashlyn Allred was second in the 60 meters with a time of 7.89.

Garazi Larrakoetxea won the high jump at 5-feet, seven inches, while Natasha Powell finished second in the shot put (43 feet, 3 3/4 inches) and second in the weight throw (58 feet, two inches).

Emeri Larsen won the women’s pentathlon with 3,152 points finishing second in the hurdles, second in the high jump, fourth in the shot put, second in the long jump, and third in the 800 meters.

On the men’s side, Jordan Cross won the 5,000 meters with a time of 14:37.66, followed by teammate Jason Kearns at 14:50.49.  Luca Sinn was second in the 3,000 meters at 8:44.75.

Seth Fortin won the 60 meters with a time of 6.94 and finished second in the 200 meters at 22:12.

In the 60-meter hurdles, Joey Czellecz finish second with a time of 8.21, with teammate Ryan Carlson finishing third at 8.37.

In the field events, Justin Herbert was second in the weight throw at 59 feet, 1 1/2 inch, while Tregan Deveraux was second in the high jump at 6 feet, 4 3/4 inches.

Reece Lafaye won the heptathlon with 4,745 points, finishing first in the 60 meters first in the long jump, first in the pole vault, first in the 1,000 meters, third in the shot put, fourth in the high jump, and fourth in the 60-meter hurdles.

While the bulk of the Wildcat squad was in Pocatello, two Wildcats participated at the Husky Classic in Seattle.

Ellie Child finished 18th overall with a time of 16:19.48 in the 5,000 meters, while Josh Hartford was 29th overall in the 800 meters with a time of 1:52.69.

Weber State will not compete this upcoming weekend, and will return to action at the Big Sky Conference championships on Feb. 23-25, at Holt Arena in Pocatello, Idaho.

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