Four CSU athletes nationally ranked

Jan. 9, 2013

FORT COLLINS, Colo.-- The Colorado State men's and women's track teams have four members who have been nationally ranked for the 2013 Indoor Track and Field preseason as of Jan. 8, 2013.

In the women's 5,000 meter run, junior Hannah Pensack-Rinehart posted a time of 16.25.57 seconds, securing her the number 25 spot in the national rankings. At the Mountain West indoor championships last season, Pensack-Rinhart took first in the 5,000 meter-run (16:52.35), taking home the Rams' first conference title.

Junior Evan Taylor, a transfer from the University of Northern Colorado, ranked number 34 nationally in the 200 meter run, with a time of 21.28 seconds. In his previous season, Taylor earned Big Sky All-Conference Track and Field honors placing 1st in the 200 meter dash while running a personal best time of 21.26 seconds.

Junior Trevor Brown posted a time of 7.88 seconds in the 60 meter hurdles, earning the number 24 spot in the national rankings. At the Mountain West indoor championship in 2012, Brown set a new MW championship record in the 60-meter hurdles, posting a time of 7.87 in the qualifying round.

Junior Ken Harriman took the number 31 spot for the weight throw in the national rankings. Harriman threw 62-9½. In the 2012 indoor season, Harriman tied for fourth place with a throw of 60-11.5 at the Mountain West indoor championships.