Track and field recap: Rams excel at Air Force Invitational

Feb. 10, 2012

By Chris Feller
Athletic Media Relations

FORT COLLINS, Colo.Andrew Schall and Kiah Hicks led the Colorado State track and field team at Day 1 of the Air Force Invitational Friday, held at the Cadet Field House.

Hicks won the weight throw with a toss of 61 feet, 4.75 inches. Teammate Jessica Sharbono came in right behind in fourth place, with a throw of 53-11.

Schall claimed first in the pole vault, clearing a height of 15-7. In the women’s pole vault, Morgan Griffin took third, clearing a height of 19-2.75.

Ken Harriman (60-10.5) and Alec Pott (58-6.75) earned second and third-place finishes in the men’s weight throw.

Bethany DeLong (19-2.75) finished fourth in the long jump and Emma Waibel placed fourth in the 800-meter run, clocking in at 2 minutes, 27.93 seconds.

Seth Monson (48.96) qualified for the finals of the 400 meters, after he finished third in the prelims.

In the men’s high jump, Mitchel Solomon finished in fifth, clearing a height of 6-8.75.

Competition resumes at 10 a.m. MST with the men’s shot put.