► What's Happening -
The Boise State track and field hosts their final regular season indoor track meet, the Boise State Team Challenge, this Friday and Saturday (Feb. 11-12) at the Jacksons Indoor Track at the Idaho Center in Nampa, Idaho. The meet will include eight teams in the two day event.► Meet Specifics -
The Boise State Team Challenge is a two day meet which includes a pentathlon and heptathlon competition as well as regular individual track and field events. Friday's events only includes the women's pentathlon, which kicks off the afternoon at 3:30 p.m., the first day of the men's heptathlon, the men's pole vault, distance medley relay and a mixed 3000-meter masters run. Saturday's events begin at 9 a.m. with the men's heptathlon 60-meter hurdles, while individual events begin at 9:30 a.m. with the women's weight throw. Individual track events begin at 10:40 a.m. with the mixed mile in the master's division and will end at 3:35 p.m. with the women's 4x400-meter relay.► The Competition -
Boise State welcomes seven additional teams to the Jackson Indoor Track, including Cal State Northridge, Utah Valley, Utah State, Hawaii (women only), Northwest Nazarene, Eastern Oregon and College of Idaho. ► Meet Information and Directions to Jacksons Track -
Full meet information and time schedules can be found on www.broncosports.com at the Meet Information link while directions to the facility are available at the same location.► Broncos' Indoor Schedule -
Boise State closes out its regular season indoor schedule this weekend with the Boise State Team Challenge. The Broncos will then take next week (Feb. 18-19) off from competition before hosting their final Western Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships Feb. 24-26.
► Undefeated -
Four Broncos and one relay team remain undefeated in their respective events thus far in the season. Mele Vaisima has won each of the five weight throw competitions she has participated in this season. Eetu Viitala has won all four long jump competitions he has been in this season, producing a career-best mark of 25-4 three weeks ago. Kurt Felix has two heptathlon wins in a row, producing a school record 5,669 points two weeks ago. Racquel Jones now has two straight wins in the long jump, tying her career-best last week (19-0.25). Rolando Trammel also earned a career-best time of 8.07-seconds in the 60-meter hurdles last week, en route to his second straight win in the event. The men's 4x400-meter relay team has also gone undefeated this season, winning five-straight races and producing the school's second fastest indoor 4x400 time last week (3:14.98).
► Who's Ranked - A handful of Broncos have entered into the national Track and Field Results Reporting System's (TFRRS) top-100 in their respective events.
For the women, Mele Vaisima ranks No. 37 in the weight throw, while Alyssa Osai joins her in the ranks this week with a No. 95 spot. Freshman Alexi Morton ranks No. 70 in the country in the pentathlon while BreAnna Craig holds a No. 77 ranking in the women's pole vault.
Kurt Felix holds the team's highest ranking, sitting at No. 6 in the nation in the heptathlon. Also ranking high for the men is Eetu ViitalaTrevor Kraychir ranks No. 17 in the nation in the weight throw, while Alex Nelson ranks No. 73 in the event. Chase Sexton also ranks in the throws, sitting at No. 85 in the shot put. Jeff Daw ranks No. 72 in the 400-meters, while Manoah Wesson is No. 84. Wesson also ranks in the 200-meters, sitting at No. 85, while Trammel also ranks No. 79 in the 60-meter hurdles. Joshua Butler and Trammel entered the rankings this week in the triple jump, sitting 89th and 93rd, respectively. who ranks No. 12 in the nation in the long jump, while Felix joins him in the event at No. 35. Felix is also ranked No. 28 in the high jump.
The men's 4x400-meter relay team, including Daw, Wesson, Butler and Trammel, holds the No. 100 spot.