Broncos Claim Six Titles, Three School Records on Final Day of MW Championships

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Mackenzie Flannigan
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May 11, 2013

Saturday Results and Team Scores
Championship Central (Info, Live Results, etc.)

LAS VEGAS –
The Boise State track and field program earned six event titles and broke three school records en route to a fourth-place finish for the men and seventh-place finish for the women at the 2013 Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships at UNLV’s Patridge Tarr-Smith facility, Saturday (May 11). The men tallied 108-points, while the women collected 66 over the four-day meet.


Daveon Collins was named the 2013 MW Outstanding Performer after earning 24-points on the day. He won the 100-meter and 200-meter crowns, while also joining Bret Scheve, Jeff Daw and Jordin Andrade in winning the 4x400-meter relay (3:12.44). Collins set a school record in the 200-meters, clocking 20.57-seconds (Corey Nelson, 20.57, 1999), while also running the second-fastest 100-meter dash in school history (10.33). He was joined by Andrade, Scheve and Justin Malnes in earning a third-place finish in the 4x100-meter relay, clocking a time of 40.82-seconds.

Andrade added a second win for the Broncos, claiming the 400-meter hurdles title while shattering his own school record with a time of 50.11-seconds (formerly 50.71).

Matt Post earned the first title of the day for the men, throwing 209’-4” (63.81m) to win the hammer throw in the first field event of the day.

Tessa Murray helped to make a Bronco sweep of the women’s long distance events, winning the 5000-meters Saturday morning in a stadium record time of 16:45.29. Emma Bates won the 10000-meters and Marisa VanderMalle the 3000-meter steeplechase on Friday.

Mackenzie Flannigan totaled 13.25-points and earned her second school record of the meet, clocking a time of 23.68-seconds to place third in the 200-meters (Jackie Hunter, 23.74, 1997). Flannigan also earned a fourth-place finish in the 100-meter dash, clocking a wind-aided time of 11.57-seconds. She helped the 4x100-meter relay, including Shannon Jacobs, Destiny Gammage and Heather Pilcher, to a third-place finish, running 45.63-seconds, the second-fastest time in school history. She closed out the day joining Yvonne Bennett, Jessica Bottleberghe and Chelsey Washington to place sixth in the 4x400-meter relay (3:45.02).

Also scoring for women Saturday was Lauren Lucas and Rici Morrill in the 1500-meters. Lucas placed fifth in a time of 4:31.26, while Morrill placed seventh in 4:32.07. Emily Funkhouser added a seventh-place finish in the 400-meter hurdles (1:01.24).

For the men, Scheve finished in fourth, running a time of 52.56-seconds, while Rex Stanley placed seventh in 54.05-seconds. Malnes earned all-conference honors in the 110-meter hurdles after placing third in 14.25-seconds.

Daw earned a fourth-place finish in the 400-meters (48.68) and an eighth-place finish in the 200-meters (22.80), while Tyler June placed eighth in the 400-meters (49.62). Drew O’donoghue-McDonald added a fourth-place finish in the 1500-meters (3:46.71), while Jeff Howard placed seventh (3:52.96). Bryce Bergevin added a sixth-place finish in the 800-meters (1:51.65), while Aaron Back (14:41.04) and David Elliott (14:43.35) scored in the 5000-meters after placing sixth and eighth, respectively. Luke Schafer added the final points of the day, placing sixth in the pole vault after clearing 16’-4.75” (5.00m).

San Diego State ran away with the women’s team title, scoring 182-points, while New Mexico placed second with 145.50-points. Colorado State placed third with 89.50-points, while UNLV placed fourth (83), Nevada placed fifth (78) and Fresno State placed sixth (68). The Broncos held the seventh spot, while Wyoming closed out with 56-points and Air Force with 51-points. SDSU's Allison Reaser was named the MW Outstanding Female Athlete of the Meet.

Air Force was dominant on the men’s side, claiming the team title with 210-points. Colorado State placed second (165), New Mexico third (149) and Boise State fourth. Fresno State placed fifth (90) and Wyoming came in sixth (85) in the men’s team standings.


2013 Boise State Mountain West Championship Honors
Mountain West Outstanding Performer:
Daveon Collins

Champions:

Jordin Andrade – 400m hurdles & 4x400m relay
Emma Bates - 10000m
Daveon Collins – 100m, 200m & 4x400m relay
Jeff Daw – 4x400m relay
Tessa Murray – 5000m
Matt Post – Hammer
Bret Scheve – 4x400m relay
Marisa VanderMalle - 3000m steeplechase

All-Conference Honorees:
Jordin Andrade – 400m hurdles, 4x100m relay, 4x400m relay
Emma Bates - 10000m
Daveon Collins – 100m, 200m, 4x100m relay, 4x400m relay
Jeff Daw – 4x400m relay
Mackenzie Flannigan – 200m, 4x100m relay
Destiny Gammage – 4x100m relay
Shannon Jacobs – 4x100m relay
Justin Malnes – 110m hurdles, 4x100m relay
Tessa Murray – 5000m
Heather Pilcher – 4x100m relay
Matt Post – Hammer
Bret Scheve – 4x100m relay, 4x400m relay
Marisa VanderMalle - 3000m steeplechase

Boise State School Records & All-Time Top-Three Performances (records done during finals, unless otherwise noted):
Jordin Andrade – 400m Hurdles (Broke own 50.71 school record)

Daveon Collins - 100m - 10.33 (Second fastest time in school history)

Daveon Collins – 200m – 20.53 (School record - Broke Corey Nelson’s 20.57 time from 1999)

Mackenzie Flannigan - 100m (prelims) - 11.59 (School Record - Broke Misha Looney's 11.74 time from 1994)

Mackenzie Flannigan – 200m – 23.68 (School record – Broke Jackie Hunter’s 23.74 from 1997)

Marisa VanderMalle - 3000m steeplechase - 10:25.24 (Broke own school record by 2-minutes)

4x100m Relay – Shannon Jacobs, Mackenzie Flannigan, Destiny Gammage, Heather Pilcher – 45.63 (Second fastest time in school history)