All-Mountain West Indoor Track & Field Teams Announced

Monday March 3, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Mountain West announced its Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track & Field All-Conference Teams today. All-Conference selections are awarded to the top-three finishers in each event at the MW Indoor Championships, which were held Feb. 27-March 1 at the Cadet Field House, located on the grounds of the United States Air Force Academy.

On Saturday, the Conference announced the Mountain West Men’s and Women’s Coaches of the Year, along with the Men’s and Women’s Outstanding Performer of the Meet recipients. This year’s MW Men’s and Women’s Coach of the Year awards were presented to New Mexico’s Joe Franklin.

Utah State junior Nic Bowens earned the MW Men’s Outstanding Performer of the Meet award after taking top honors in the 60 and 200 Meters. Bowens won the 60 Meters in 6.61, setting a new Indoor Championship and Conference all-time record in the process. His time in the 200 Meters (21.11) was the fourth-fastest in championship history.

The Aggies’ Chari Hawkins captured the MW Women’s Outstanding Performer of the Meet award. Hawkins, a junior, won the Pentathlon, edging three-time champion from San Diego State, Allison Reaser, by 28 points. Hawkins scored an Indoor Championship-record 4,173 points, and second-most all-time. She also finished second in the High Jump (5’-8.50’’) and 60 Hurdles (8.44).

Below is a list of individual awards, as well as the men’s and women’s All-MW selections with events participated in at the 2014 MW Indoor Championships. The New Mexico men won its second straight team title, while the Lobo won won their first-ever MW Indoor Championship.

Men’s Coach of the Year: Joe Franklin, New Mexico Women’s Coach of the Year: Joe Franklin, New Mexico Men’s Outstanding Performer of the Meet: Nic Bowens, Jr., Utah State Women’s Outstanding Performer of the Meet: Chari Hawkins, Jr., Utah State

2014 MOUNTAIN WEST MOUNTAIN WEST MEN'S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM
Name Institution Event
Dylan Bell Air Force Pole Vault
Patrick Corona Air Force Mile
Grant Hamilton Air Force Shot Put
Blue Kearney Air Force Long Jump
Zach Perkins Air Force 800 Meters
Kobi Rex Air Force High Jump
Joey Uhle Air Force Pole Vault
Ryan Sanders Boise State Triple Jump
Roderick Townsend Boise State High Jump
Trevor Brown Colorado State 60 Hurdles
Josh Cogdill Colorado State Heptathlon
Jonathan Edmunds Colorado State Triple Jump
Justin Green Colorado State Heptathlon
Ken Harriman Colorado State Weight Throw
Sam Little Colorado State 60 Hurdles
Alec Pott Colorado State Weight Throw
Jake Schneeberger Colorado State Weight Throw
Robert Wasinger Colorado State 400 Meters
Adam Bitchell New Mexico 3000 Meters; 5000 Meters
Luke Caldwell New Mexico 3000 Meters; 5000 Meters
Warrick Campbell New Mexico Triple Jump
Elmar Engholm New Mexico Mile
Charles Lewis New Mexico 400 Meters
Django Lovett New Mexico High Jump
Logan Pflibsen New Mexico Pole Vault
Yannick Roggatz New Mexico Long Jump
Kendall Spencer New Mexico Long Jump
Patrick Zacharias New Mexico 3000 Meters; 5000 Meters
Nic Bowens Utah State 60 Meters; 200 Meters
Parker Bluth Utah State 60 Meters; 200 Meters
Bryce Hall Utah State Shot Put
Cole Lambourne Utah State 400 Meters
Briton Page Utah State 800 Meters
Silas Pimentel Utah State 60 Meters; 200 Meters
Eric Shellhorn Utah State Mile
Jordan Charles Wyoming 60 Hurdles
Mason Finley Wyoming Shot Put
Harry Fisher Wyoming 800 Meters
Kyle Sullivan Wyoming Heptathlon
Relays
Institution Event Names
Air Force 4x400 Relay Josh Nielsen; Alex Lindsay; Evan McDowell; Jake Spuller
Boise State Distance Medley Relay Zach Wiles; Rex Stanley; Kyle Bush; Drew O'Donoghue McDonald
Colorado State Distance Medley Relay Andrew Goodman; Zach Browning; Alex Balsiger; Jefferson Abbey
New Mexico 4x400 Relay Chris Kline; Mustafa Mudada; Charles Lewis; Cheyne Dorsey
New Mexico Distance Medley Relay Jake Shelley; Cheyne Dorsey; Graham Thomas; Alex Cornwell
Utah State 4x400 Relay Daniel Mosman; Tanner Hunt; Austin Groll; Cole Lambourne

2014 MOUNTAIN WEST MOUNTAIN WEST WOMEN'S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM
Name Institution Event
Annette Eichenberger Air Force 800 Meters
Kassie Gurnell Air Force Triple Jump
Rachel Herald Air Force High Jump
Emma Bates Boise State 3000 Meters
Hayli Bozarth Boise State Shot Put; Weight Throw
Mackenzie Flannigan Boise State 60 Meters; 200 Meters
Kiah Hicks Colorado State Weight Throw
Aaliyah Pete Colorado State Shot Put
Emily Romo Colorado State 200 Meters
Jessica Sharbono Colorado State Shot Put
Dezirae Johnson Fresno State 400 Meters
Kyra Johnson Fresno State 400 Meters
Je'Nia Sears Fresno State Long Jump
Emily Myers Nevada 5000 Meters
Chloe Anderson New Mexico 800 Meters; Mile
Charlotte Arter New Mexico Mile; 3000 Meters
Suzie Boast New Mexico Mile
Casey Dowling New Mexico Long Jump
Kayla Fisher-Taylor New Mexico 60 Meters
Kirsten Follett New Mexico 3000 Meters
Jannell Hadnot New Mexico Triple Jump
Aasha Marler New Mexico 60 Meters; Long Jump
Annie Stirling New Mexico Pole Vault
Margo Tucker New Mexico Pole Vault
Kristen Brown San Diego State 60 Hurdles
Nicole Oudenaarden San Diego State Pentathlon
Allison Reaser San Diego State Pentathlon
Shanieka Thomas San Diego State Triple Jump
Holly Waseloff San Diego State Pole Vault
Auzsane Crowe-Carter UNLV 800 Meters
Monay Meggs UNLV 400 Meters
Chari Hawkins Utah State 60 Hurdles; High Jump; Pentathlon
Rachel Orr Utah State High Jump
Shreese Daniels Wyoming Weight Throw
Audra DeStefano Wyoming 5000 Meters
Jenna Mann Wyoming 60 Hurdles
Holly Page Wyoming 5000 Meters
Kereston Thomas Wyoming 200 Meters
Relays
Institution Event Names
Air Force Distance Medley Relay Taylor Drolshagen; Naomi Alston; Rebecca Esselstein; Hannah Everson
Colorado State 4x400 Relay Emily Romo; Abby Simpson; Mariah Witt; Amanda Lark
Fresno State 4x400 Relay Dezirae Johnson; Je'Nia Sears; Melanie Baran; Kyra Johnson
Nevada Distance Medley Relay Caitlin Devitt-Payne; Summer Leimberger; Mariah Gramolini; Samantha Diaz
New Mexico Distance Medley Relay Sammy Silva; Hanna Riker-Urrutia; Suzie Boast; Tamara Armoush
UNLV 4x400 Relay Mandy Chitwood; Alva Castillo; Auzsane Crowe-Carter; Monay Meggs