Eagles Travel to Cougar Indoor

For the second weekend in a row, Eastern will compete at the WSU indoor track and field facility

The Eastern Washington University track and field teams will compete at the Cougar Indoor in Pullman, Wash., Friday and Saturday (Jan. 22-23) at the WSU indoor track and field facility on the Washington State University campus.

The meet begins Friday afternoon with the women's pentathlon, men's heptathlon and the men's and women's weight throw. The men's heptathlon will conclude Saturday starting at 9 a.m. The field events begin Saturday at 10 a.m. with the women's long jump and running events start at noon with the men's 60-meter hurdles.

The Eagles competed on Jan. 15-16 at the WSU Open, where six athletes met the automatic qualifying standards to the Big Sky Conference Indoor Championships. Eastern has met the league qualifying standards 27 times -- 13 for the men and 14 for the women.

 

Upcoming Meet Schedule
January 22-23 - at Cougar Indoor- Pullman, Wash.
Meet Information - http://wsucougars.cstv.com/sports/c-track/spec-rel/011810aab.html


Previous Meet
January 15-16 - at WSU Open - Pullman, Wash.
Results - http://wsucougars.cstv.com/sports/c-track/stats/011610aaa.html

 

Men's Qualifiers/Records
Big Sky Championships - Feb. 26-27 in Bozeman, Mont.
NCAA Championships - March 12-13, 2010 in Fayetteville, Ark.

NCAA Championships Automatic Qualifying Standard Met: None
NCAA Championships Provisional Qualifying Standard Met: None

School Records Broken: None

Total Big Sky Championships Qualifying Marks Attained: 13 (New qualifying marks: Five - Adam Stewart/High Jump, Alex Smyth/3,000m, David Howard/Shot Put, David Howard/Hammer and Brody Faire/Shot Put)
55m - 6.56 - Zach Robinson - Spokane, Wash. (Lewis & Clark HS '09)
55 Hurdles - 7.81 - Steven Warner - Kent, Wash. (Kentwood HS '09)
3,000m - 8:24.38 - Alex Smyth - Kent, Wash. (Sequim HS '06)
Pole Vault - 16-0 - Ben Cogdill - Estacada, Ore. (Estacada HS '06 & Portland State Univ.)
Triple Jump - 45-2 1/4 - Kurt Williams - Snohomish, Wash. (Snohomish HS '06 & CC of Spokane)
Triple Jump - 45-5 - Armand Hopkins - Seattle, Wash. (Renton HS '05)
High Jump - 6-5 - Stephen Praast - Ravensdale, Wash. (Tahoma HS '06)
High Jump - 6-6 3/4 - Cody Fishel - Covington, Wash. (Kentwood High School '09)
High Jump - 6-6 3/4 - Adam Stewart - Yakima, Wash. (Davis HS ‘07
Shot Put - 51-5 3/4 - Brody Faire - Ellensburg, Wash. (Ellensburg HS '05)
Shot Put - 51-4 1/2 - David Howard - Spokane, Wash. (East Valley HS '05 & CC of Spokane)
Weight Throw - 53-5 1/2 - David Howard - Spokane, Wash. (East Valley HS '05 & CC of Spokane)
Heptathlon - 5,033 - Kersee Lind - Hermiston, Ore. (Hermiston HS '07)

 

Women's Qualifiers/Records
Big Sky Championships - Feb. 26-27 in Bozeman, Mont.
NCAA Championships - March 12-13, 2010 in Fayetteville, Ark.

NCAA Championships Automatic Qualifying Standard Met: None
NCAA Championships Provisional Qualifying Standard Met: None

School Records Broken: None

Total Big Sky Championships Qualifying Marks Attained: 14 (New qualifying marks: Three - Sarah Frey/400m, Shene Davis/Triple Jump and Erica Chaney/ Shot Put)
55m - 7.06 - Krystal Deyo - Castle Rock, Wash. (Castle Rock HS '06)
55m - 7.31 - Shene Davis - Yakima, Wash. (Selah HS '07)
55m - 7.17 - Sarah Frey - Olympia, Wash. (Olympia HS '05)
55m - 7.23 - Whitney Leavitt - Benton City, Wash. (Kiona Benton HS '09)
55m - 7.34 - Brianna Okoro - Lakewood, Wash. (Bellermine Prep '08)
55 Hurdles - 8.53 - Christy Borders - Sunnyside, Wash. (Sunnyside HS ‘06 & Gonzaga)
55 Hurdles - 8.37 - Sarah Frey - Olympia, Wash. (Olympia HS '05)
400m - 57.36 - Sarah Frey - Olympia, Wash. (Olympia HS '05)
Long Jump - 18-7 3/4 - Krystal Deyo - Castle Rock, Wash. (Castle Rock HS '06)
Long Jump - 18-6 1/2 - Shene Davis - Yakima, Wash. (Selah HS '07)
Triple Jump - 37-6 1/2 - Shene Davis - Yakima, Wash. (Selah HS '07)
Pole Vault - 12-0 1/2 - Chelsi Friese - Lebam, Wash. (Willapa Valley HS '07)
Pole Vault - 12-0 1/2 - Colleen Meas - Camano Island, Wash. (Stanwood HS '08 & University of Mary)
Shot Put - 43-11 1/4 - Erica Chaney - Spokane, Wash. (Gonzaga Prep '06)


 

All-Conference Performers
The following Eagle athletes have earned All-Big Sky Conference honors (top three finish) in previous Big Sky Conference track and field championships (indoors and outdoors):

Men:
Chad Butorac - (2007 Outdoor: Champion in 400 meters, 2007 Indoor: 2nd in 400 meters, 2006 Outdoor: 3rd in 400 meters, 2006 Indoor: 3rd in 200 meters)
Aaron Mettler - (2009 and 2008 Outdoor: Champion in javelin)
Adam Stewart - (2009 Indoor: Champion in high jump, 2008 Outdoor: 3rd in high jump)
Stephen Praast - (2009 Outdoor: Champion in high jump, 2009 Indoors: 3rd in high jump)
David Howard - (2009 Indoor: Champion in shot put)
Armand Hopkins - (2009 Indoor: 3rd in long jump)
Ben Cogdill - (2009 Indoors: 3rd in pole vault)
Paul Limpf - (2009 Outdoors: 3rd in 10,000 meters)
4x400 Relay - (2007 Outdoor: 3rd)

Women:
Michelle Coombs - (2009 Outdoors: Champion in javelin)
Chelsi Friese
- (2009 Indoors: 2nd in pole vault)
Krystal Deyo - (2009 Outdoors: 2nd in 100 meters, 2009 Indoors: 2nd in 60 meters)
Erica Chaney
- (2008 Indoors: 2nd in shot put)
Nicole Luckenbach - (2008 Outdoors: Champion in hammer)
4x100 Relay - (2009 Outdoor: Champion)

 

Links:
EWU Track and Field - http://goeags.com/sports/c-track/index
Big Sky Conference Men's Track and Field - http://www.bigskyconf.com/index.aspx?tab=indoortrackandfield&path=mitrack
Big Sky Conference Women's Track and Field - http://www.bigskyconf.com/index.aspx?tab=indoortrackandfield2&path=witrack
NCAA Track and Field - http://www.ncaa.com/sports/c-itrack/ncaa-c-itrack-body.html
Direct Athletics Performance List - http://www.directathletics.com/lists/track/63_481.html
More Information and Links are Available at - HTTP://WWW.GOEAGS.COM

Recent EWU Track and Field Headlines . . .
January 16, 2010 - Howard Qualifies in Two Events for Conference Championships
January 12, 2010 - SEASON OUTLOOK: Experienced Eagles Return Eight Past Big Sky Conference Champions
January 6, 2010  Deyo Named Big Sky Conference Track Athlete of the Week
December 5, 2009 - Lind Breaks School Record in Heptathlon

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