Hayli Bozarth took fourth in shot put and third in hammer throw
April 13, 2014
TEMPE, Ariz. - Boise State won three events and broke a 23-year-old school record in the last day of competition at the Sun Angel Classic on Saturday. Hayli Bozarth set the school record in the premiere section of the shot put with a throw of 50-02.00 (15.29m) to break the previous record held by Samantha Cox (50-0) in 1991.
The three event winners were Megan Kelley in the 400m hurdles (1:02.39), Allison Jeffries in the premiere section of the pole vault (12-07.00 / 3.81m) and Kyle Merritt in the 1500m with a time of 3:53.38.
In the men's 200m, Alexandru Terpezan ran a 22.02 to place eighth. The freshman's performance was his first in a Bronco uniform since he arrived from Romania.
Junior Jessica Bottleberghe placed seventh in the 800m (2:17.47), and Erin McLaughlin came up just short of winning the 1500m with a second-place finish (4:37.74). McLaughlin's performance was a career-best, breaking her previous mark by more than six seconds (4:44.31).
Jeffries added a top-ten finish to her premiere section pole vault victory with a 10th-place finish in 100m hurdles (1:02.39). On the men's side, Justin Malnes took eighth place in the 110m hurdles and freshman Fernando Martinez finished 10th in the 400m hurdles.
Keefe Hanson placed third in the 3000m steeplechase (9:51.73).
Kimberly Miller recorded a 19-01.50 (5.83m) and claimed third place in the women's premiere section of the long jump. In the open section, Josephine Lawrence took third place and Jasmyn Jewett placed fifth. For the men, Dominique Drayden jumped 22-00.25 (6.71m) and placed fourth.
Shortly before Drayden competed in the long jump, he earned eighth place in the triple jump (46-02.00 / 14.07m). Jasmyn Jewett lead the women and jumped 40-09.50 (12.43m) for third place, just short of her career best in the triple jump (40-11.00 / 12.47).
Austin Hamilton competed in the men's premiere section of javelin and placed fifth (199-10 / 60.91m).
The Broncos will split up next weekend and travel to the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif., April 17-19, the Oregon Relays in Eugene, Ore., April 18-19, the Bryan Clay Invitational in Azusa, Calif., April 18 and the Beach Invitational in Cerritos, Calif., April 19.