Track & Field Recap: Rams have successful first day in Lincoln
Feb. 1, 2013
By Nate Lake
Athletic Media Relations
LINCOLN, Neb. – A handful of Colorado State track & field athletes participated in the first day of the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational Friday, competing against a national field for the first time this year.
Trevor Brown finished the men’s 60 meter hurdles in 7.91 seconds, his fastest time so far this season and good for second place in the preliminary round. He advances to the final, which will occur on Saturday.
Kalie Kirk qualified for the consolation final in the women’s 60 meter hurdles, placing 13th in the prelims with a time of 8.75 seconds. Teammates Stephanie Gerber and Kara Hyde finished with times of 8.78 and 8.96 seconds, respectively.
Junior Ram Alec Pott led the way in the men’s weight throw, tossing 57 feet, 3 inches for 14th place. Ken Harriman followed in 15th with a throw of 56’8”. Mountain West men’s weight throw leader Jake Schneeberger threw 56’4.75”.
Many of Friday’s events were still under way at the time of this release. A full recap of Friday’s events will be published following their completion. The Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational wraps up Saturday, beginning with the last three events of the men’s heptathlon at 9 a.m. MT.