January 13, 2009

Eagles Resume Season in Seattle

Jan. 13, 2009

The Eastern Washington University track and field teams will head to Seattle, Wash., to compete at the UW Indoor Preview on Saturday (Jan. 17). The field events will begin at 8 a.m. in the Dempsey Indoor facility followed by the running events at 10 a.m. There is no admission charge.

Eastern opened its season at home Dec. 6 at the first-ever EWU Candy Cane Invitational, where 10 athletes qualified for the Big Sky Conference Indoor Championships. The Eagle men defeated Montana 46-40 and the women beat the Grizzlies 48-37.

 

Upcoming Meet Schedule
January 17 - at UW Indoor Preview - Seattle, Wash.
Meet Information - http://gohuskies.cstv.com/sports/c-track/sched/wash-c-track-sched.html

 
Last Week's Meet Schedule
December 6 - EWU Candy Cane Invitational - Cheney, Wash.
Results -
http://goeags.cstv.com/sports/m-track/stats/2008-2009/08trmcci.html

 

Top performers:
Chelsi Friese (Lebam, Wash. - Willapa Valley HS '07)
At the 2008 EWU Candy Cane Invitational on Dec. 6, Friese qualified for the Big Sky Conference Indoor Championships in the pole vault with an effort of 12-7 1/2, to rank second on EWU’s all-time best list. The school record is 13-4 1/2 set in 2007 by Sarah Hegna.

Cameron Moore (Spokane, Wash. - Ferris HS '04)
Moore qualified for the BSC Indoor Championships in the triple jump with a mark of 48-4 1/2 to finish first at the EWU Candy Cane Invitational. He is one of three Eagles who met the qualifying standard in that event on Dec. 6.

 


Men's Qualifiers/Records
Big Sky Championships - Feb. 27-28 in Flagstaff, Ariz.
NCAA Championships - March 13-14, 2009 in College Station, Texas

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: Six (New qualifying marks: Six)
55 - 5.56 - Chad Butorac - Northport, Wash. (Northport HS '05)
Triple Jump - 48-4 1/2- Cameron Moore - Spokane, Wash. (Ferris HS '04)
Triple Jump- 46-8 1/4 - Kurt Williams - Snohomish, Wash. (Snohomish HS ’06 & CC of Spokane)
Triple Jump - 45-3- Levi Knudson - Gig Harbor, Wash. (Gig Harbor HS '06)
High Jump - 6-7 - Steven Praast - Ravensdale, Wash. (Tahoma HS '06)
High Jump - 6-7 - Adam Stewart - Yakima, Wash. (Davis HS '07)

 

Women's Qualifiers/Records
Big Sky Championships - Feb. 27-28 in Flagstaff, Ariz.
NCAA Championships - March 13-14, 2009 in College Station, Texas

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: Six (New qualifying marks: Six)
55 - 7.11 - Krystal Deyo - Castle Rock, Wash. (Castle Rock HS '06)
55 - 7.18 - Shene Davis - Yakima, Wash. (Selah HS '07)
Long Jump - 18-3 1/4 - Krystal Deyo - Castle Rock, Wash. (Castle Rock HS '06)
Triple Jump - 38-3 1/4- Shene Davis - Yakima, Wash. (Selah HS '07)
Pole Vault - 12-7 1/2 - Chelsi Friese - Lebam, Wash. (Willapa Valley HS '07)
Weight Throw - 55-8 1/4 - Nicole Luckenbach - Mill Creek, Wash. (Snohomish HS '05)

 

 

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)
Cameron Moore - (2008 Outdoor: Champion in triple jump)
Aaron Mettler - (2008 Outdoor: Champion in javelin)
Adam Stewart - (2008 Outdoor: 3rd in high jump)
4x400 Relay - (2007 Outdoor: 3rd)

Women
Bonnie Millard - (2007 & 2008 Outdoor: Champion in discus)
Nicole Luckenbach - (2008 Outdoors: 2nd in hammer)
Erica Chaney - (2008 Indoors: 2nd in shot put)

 

Links:
EWU Women's Top Performances by Event - http://goeags.cstv.com/sports/w-track/stats/2008-2009/09wtoutbestevent.html
EWU Women's Results by Athlete - http://goeags.cstv.com/sports/w-track/stats/2008-2009/09wtoutbestath.html

EWU Men's Top Performances by Event - http://goeags.cstv.com/sports/m-track/stats/2008-2009/09mtoutbestevent.html
EWU Men's Results by Athlete - http://goeags.cstv.com/sports/m-track/stats/2008-2009/09mtoutbestath.html

Direct Athletics Performance List - http://www.directathletics.com/lists/track/63_387.html

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