April 16, 2010

Frey Moves Into Second in School History in Two Events

Seven Eagles meet the automatic qualifying standards for the BSC Championships at the Mt. Sac. Relays/Combined Events

Sarah Frey moved into second in school history in two events as the Eastern Washington University track and field team competed at the Mt. Sac Relays/Combined Events Thursday and Friday (April 15-16) in Walnut, Calif.

Frey had a personal-best time of 1:00.39 in the 400-meter hurdles to rank behind the school-record time of 58.12 set in 1999 by Seville Broussard. In the 100 hurdles, Frey had a personal-best time of 14.44 to rank behind the school record time of 13.52 set by Broussard in 1999. Frey qualified for the Big Sky Conference Championships in Ogden, Utah, May 12-15 in the 100-meter hurdles. She already qualified for the 400 hurdles earlier this season.

In the 100 meters, Whitney Leavitt finished seventh out of 42 athletes with a time of 12.08 and Brianna Okoro finished 10th with a time of 12.13. Leavitt and Okoro already qualified for the conference championships earlier this season.

On the men’s side, Paul Limpf had a personal-best time of 29:44.08 in the 10,000 meters to rank second in school history and qualify for the conference championships. The school-record time of 29:34.21 was set this season by Kyle King.

Other Eagles who qualified for the conference championships:
100m – 12.29 – Shene Davis
Pole Vault – 11-3 3/4 – Mackenzie Hall
800m – 1:54.26 – Jordan Curnutt
1,500m – 3:52.18 – Alex Smyth
5,000m – 14:35.46 – Kyle King

 

At the Spokane Multi Events Meet on Wednesday and Thursday (April 15-16) in Spokane, Wash., Eastern athletes finished 1-2-3 in the decathlon. Kersee Lind won the decathlon with 6,560 points to rank second in school history behind the school record of 6,924 points set in 2000 by Eric Boyd.

Tim Armstrong finished second with 6,145 to rank 10th in school history and Brandon Lattin finished third with 6,137. Lind, Armstong and Lattin all qualified for the conference championships.

In the heptathlon, Eagles finished second and third. Elise Jepsen finished second with 4,143 points to rank ninth in school history and Liz Cobb finished third with 3,788. Jepsen qualified for the BSC Championships.

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