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Wolverines Fare Well in Opening Meet in Idaho
Dec. 1, 2012
"We've never raced this early," UVU track and field coach Scott Houle said. "Right now, we are running faster than we were in January (of last season) and it's a good sign to how our kids are running, throwing and jumping this early in the year."
Laryea-Akrong won the 60m open at 6.80 seconds, the 60-meter dash at 6.78 and placed second in the 200m at 21.77. Taylor placed third in the 60m open (6.96), fifth in the 60m dash (6.95) and third in the 200m (21.82).
Lexi Esplin placed second in the pentathlon (3,328) and Jessica Lingwall placed third (3,145), while competing unattached Michael McPherson won the heptathlon (5,180) and Stephen Wickhamshire was third (4.406).
Also running unattached, Chris Brower won the 3000m (8:53.27) and Seth Gutzwiller was fourth (8:57.65). In the same event, Brenden Emery was second (8:55.44) and Kevin Chamberlain was third (8:55.94).
In the women's 3000m, Ally Deeter, competing unattached, was third I10:51.24).
Cole Eisenhauer was third in the 60m open hurdles (8.78) and fourth in the 60m hurdles (8.66).
In other notable performances: Taylor Gomez (6th, 800m, 2:22.87); Shaelee Sweatfield (7th, 800m, 2:23.19); Mackenzie Snyder (6th, 3000m, 10:58.11); Mackenzie Roberts (9th, 3000m, 11:08.22); Krissy Knowles (8th, 60m hurdles, 9.34); Gately Garrett (10th, 60m hurdles, 9.55); Ali Shields (8th, triple jump, 36 feet, 2 1/4 inches); Chelsey Steglemeier (10th, weight throw, 42-04.25); Mykah Heaton (7th, pentathlon, 2,434); Jaxon Hansen (4th, 800m, 1:56.68); Chris Claflin (6th, 3000m, 9:12.27); Ty Rosser (T4th, high jump, 6-0 3/4); Marcus Pratt (T4, pole vault invitational, 13-11 1/4; 2nd, pole vault open, 14-01 1/4).
The Wolverines are back in action Jan. 10-12 at BYU.