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Records Fall at Washington, Boise State
Feb. 11, 2012
BOISE/SEATTLE -- The Utah Valley University men's and women's indoor track teams kept up their assault on school records at the Husky Classic and Boise State Invitational Friday and Saturday.
In all, the Wolverines set four new school records, while four others set personal bests.
The men's 4 x 400 team of Michael McPherson, Jacob Brydson, Taylor Asay and Skylar Burningham set a new record at 3 minutes, 17.19 seconds; Ali Shields in the triple jump (11.08m); Zandrea Nelson in the 400m (56.08, 6th overall) and Aleina Eisenhaur-Winger in the mile (4:53.39).
"I thought we'd have some good times, but I wasn't expecting it across the board to get school records," UVU coach Scott Houle said. "I was impressed with it."
Also, Shelise Walker had a personal best and second-best time in school history in the mile (4:56.24); Cliff Nielson in the 3000m (8:25.91), which was good for 29th overall; Becca Hutton in the weight throw (50 feet, 5th overall) and Angie Baker in the 5000m (17:50.17).
In other notable performances at the Husky Classic:
Trevor Baker finished 11th in his section in the 5000m (15:02.98) and 76th overall.
In the 800m, Tim Rowberry (1:55.21) finished 44th overall.
Eisenhauer-Winger finished 24th overall in the mile and Walker was 30th.
In the mile, Kalina Zufelt-Clegg (5:16.67) and Jessica Wilding (5:18.19) placed 10th and 11th.
In the 5000m, Wilding (18:27.72), Deeter (18:53.19) and Roberts (19:18.02) went 1-2-3.
Allah Laryea-Akrong had a pair of top three finishes in the 60m (2nd, 6.81) and 200m (3rd, 21.54).
The Wolverines are back in action Feb. 26-27 at the Great West Conference Championships in Chicago.