All-Mountain West Conference Indoor Track & Field Teams Announced

Feb. 27, 2012

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 Championships.

On Saturday, the Conference announced the Mountain West Men's and Women's Coaches of The Year, High Point and Outstanding Performance award recipients. This year's Conference Men's Coach of the Year award was presented to Air Force's Ralph Lindeman, who received his fifth career accolade as a men's coach. On the women's side, TCU's Darryl Anderson was honored with coach of the year accolades for the second time in his career.

Boise State senior Kurt Felix earned the MW Men's Outstanding Performance Award after securing his first heptathlon title with a 5, 703 points. Boise State senior Mele Vaisima received the league's Women's Outstanding Performance Award after winning the women's weight throw title with a mark of 69'-8.25" (21.24m).

Felix posted the most individual points (29.5) to garner MW Men's High Point award honors, after capturing the heptathlon title, earning second-place honors in the long jump, placing third in the triple jump and tying for third in the high jump. The women's award went to San Diego State's Allison Reaser, who racked up 27.7 points competing in three championship events.

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 2012 Mountain West Championships in Albuquerque, N.M. The Air Force men captured their first-ever MW title, while the TCU women took home their second Mountain West crown.

Men's Coach of the Year - Ralph Lindeman, Air Force
Women's Coach of the Year
- Darryl Anderson, TCU
Men's Outstanding Performance
- Kurt Felix, Boise State (Heptathlon)
Women's Outstanding Performances
- Mele Vaisima, Boise State (Weight Throw)
Men's High Point Award
- Kurt Felix, Boise State (29.5 points)
Women's High Point Award
- Allison Reaser, San Diego State (27.7 points)

2012 MOUNTAIN WEST MEN'S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM
Individuals
Name Institution Event
Alex Lindsay Air Force 800-meters
Kobi Rex Air Force High Jump
Cale Simmons Air Force Pole Vault
Manny Smith Air Force 400-meters
Travis Smith Air Force High Jump
Michael Tibbs Air Force Heptathlon
Joey Uhle Air Force Pole Vault
Jim Walmsley Air Force 3,000-meter Run; 5,000-meter Run
Nick White Air Force 800-meters
Zack Wood Air Force High Jump
Sawyer Bosch Boise State 3,000-meter run; 5,000-meter run
Karrie Butler Boise State 400-meters
Kurt Felix Boise State High Jump; Long Jump; Triple Jump; Heptathlon
Trevor Kraychir Boise State Weight Throw
Will Lohman Boise State Shot Put
Justin Malnes Boise State 60-meter Hurdles
Drew O'Donoghue Boise State Mile Run
Chase Sexton Boise State Shot Put
Rolando Trammel Boise State 60-meter Hurdles
Manoah Wesson Boise State 400-meters
Trevor Brown Colorado State 60-meter Hurdles
Gabe Aragon New Mexico 800-meters
Sam Evans New Mexico Mile Run
Beejay Lee New Mexico 60-meters; 200-meters
Ross Millington New Mexico Mile Run
Logan Pflibsen New Mexico Pole Vault
Floyd Ross New Mexico Triple Jump
Kendall Spencer New Mexico Long Jump
Sean Stam New Mexico 3,000-meter Run; 5,000-meter Run
Richard York New Mexico Heptathlon
Ramone Bailey TCU Long Jump
Lavon Collins TCU 200-meters
Jeffery Josephs TCU 60-meters
Cameron Parker TCU Triple Jump
Charles Silmon TCU 60-meters; 200-meters
Sean Tabor TCU Shot Put, Weight Throw
Joe Plante Wyoming Weight Throw
Relays
Institution Event Names
Air Force 4x400-meter Relay Manny Smith; Anthony Delgado; Jake Spuller' Bryce Bergman
Air Force Distance Medley Lance Wolfsmith; Bryce Bergman; Matt Caldwell; Alex Zubey
Boise State 4x400-meter Relay Karrie Butler; Jeff Daw; Rolando Trammel; Paul Robertson
Colorado State Distance Medley Alex Munterfering; Sam Lynass; Andrew Goodman; Alex Balsiger
New Mexico Distance Medley Nicholas Kipruto; Derek Montoya; Matt Everett; Sam Evans
TCU 4x400-meter Relay Narada Jackson; Lavon Collins; OJ Stoneham; Joshua Washington
2012 MOUNTAIN WEST WOMEN'S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM
Individuals
Name Institution Event
Kassie Gurnell Air Force Triple Jump
Kimber Shealy Air Force Pole Vault
Emma Bates Boise State 3,000-meter Run
Alexi Morton Boise State Pentathlon
Mele Vaisima Boise State Weight Throw
Cate Brus Colorado State High Jump
Hannah Pensack-Rinehart Colorado State 5,000-meter Run
Nicole Peters Colorado State 3,000-meter Run
Imogen Ainsworth New Mexico Mile Run
Samantha Bowe New Mexico Pentathlon
Amber Menke New Mexico Pole Vault
Josephine Moultrie New Mexico 800-meters; Mile Run
Lacey Oeding New Mexico 5,000-meter Run
Shirley Pitts New Mexico 400-meters
Precious Selmon New Mexico 60-meter Hurdles
Sarah Waldron New Mexico 3,000-meter Run
Whitney Ashley San Diego State Shot Put
Alex Evans San Diego State Triple Jump
Kelsy Hintz San Diego State Pole Vault
Allison Reaser San Diego State 60-meter Hurdles; Pentathlon
Shanieka Thomas San Diego State Long Jump; Triple Jump
Quinterra Charles TCU 400-meters
Chaniqua Corineal TCU 60-meters; 200-meters
Kelly Dawson TCU Mile Run
Whitney Gipson TCU 200-meters; Long Jump
Agnes Kemboi TCU 5,000-meter Run
Larissa Matthews TCU 60-meter Hurdles
Orlene Parris TCU High Jump
Kelsey Samuels TCU Shot Put
Megan Smith TCU Shot Put
Lorraine Ugen TCU 60-meters; Long Jump
Amanda Bingson UNLV Weight Throw
Emily Blok UNLV 60-meters; 200-meters
Ashley Henry UNLV High Jump
Danielle Rios UNLV Weight Throw
Kelsey Williamson UNLV 800-meters
Brett Amanda Zorich UNLV 800-meters
Erin Kirby Wyoming 400-meters
Relays
Institution Event Names
Air Force Distance Medley Auriele Fain; Rachel Thomas; Morgan Mosby; Melissa Fuerst
New Mexico 4x400-meter Relay Tawsha Brazley; Rachel Kelchner; Mickey Brown; Shirley Pitts
New Mexico Distance Medley Kirsty Milner; Mickey Brown; Emma Reed; Imogen Ainsworth
TCU 4x400-meter Relay Briyanni Thomas; Quinterra Charles; Nefertari Hall; Ashley Collins
UNLV 4x400-meter Relay Secoral Yanez; Brett Amanda Zorich; Emily Blok; Kelsey Williamson
UNLV Distance Medley Laura Affeld; Lindsay Roach; Brett Amanda Zorich; Ali Bartosch