April 30, 2016
Border Clash Final Results
BOISE, Idaho- A sweep in the men's 1500m and five event victories capped a successful day for the Boise State track and field team at the Border Clash, the team's lone home outdoor meet this season.
Sophomore Andrew Rafla (3:50.85) led freshman Elijah Armstrong (3:53.14) and sophomore Louis McAfee (3:55.49) to sweep the top three places in the men's 1500m.
Rhys Park (4:00.99), Miler Haller (4:01.35) and John Rodeheffer (4:01.90) also finished in the top 10, finishing in seventh, eighth, and ninth, respectively.
Tansey Lystad took second in the women's 1500m with a time of 4:37.06. Sarah Hastings (4:43.08) and Gracie Tostenson (4:44.95) finished fourth and sixth, respectively.
Redshirt sophomore Dusty Fisher brought home a pair of victories in the 200m and 400m dashes in 21.11 and 47.58, respectively. Both times are outdoor bests for Fisher. Fisher's 200m time currently ranks him 48th in the west region, just inside the qualifying zone for NCAA West Regionals.
Fisher led a 1-2-4 finish for the Bronco men in the 200m dash. Sophomore Alexandru Terpezan was second in 21.26 while Bryce Kirby finished fourth in 21.46.
Kirby, a freshman, set personal bests in both the 100m and 200m dashes. He won the 100m dash in a wind legal 10.56.
Junior Fernando Martinez notched a victory in the 400m hurdles in 51.05. His time is currently the 12th fastest in the west region.
Rex Stanley finished second in the same event in 52.52.
Freshman Chassity Love finished second and third in the 100m (11.81) and 200m (24.54) dashes, respectively. Both of Love's times were not wind legal.
The Broncos received a pair of top-10 finishes in the women's shot put. Junior Courtney Hutchinson's throw of 47-5 (14.45m) gave her a sixth-place finish. Freshman Morgan Van Kooten finished 10th with a toss of 41-8.5 (12.71m).
In his first attempt at the men's 3000m steeplechase, sophomore Ozo Rojas notched a third-place finish in 9:27.67.
Junior Anna Holdiman also notched a third-place finish in the women's steeplechase in her first attempt at the event. Holdiman ran 11:10.30.
Kyra Lopez, competing unattached, finished in fourth in the same event in 11:16.80.
In the men's 800m run, sophomore Jeff Lautenslager notched a three-second personal best in 1:53.17 to finish sixth.
Jordan Ward took fourth in the women's high jump after clearing a height of 5-7.25 (1.71m)
Boise State has a trio of runners - Alexis Fuller, Minttu Hukka and Brenna Peloquin - competing at the Payton Jordan Invite in Stanford, Calif., tomorrow evening. Following that, the Broncos will likely next be in action at the 2016 Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships, May 11-14 in Fresno, Calif.
Men (Italics denotes a career-best mark)
1500m: 1. Andrew Rafla - 3:50.85, 2. Elijah Armstrong - 3:53.14, 3. Louis McAfee - 3:55.49, 7. Rhys Park - 4:00.99, 8. Miler Haller - 4:01.35, 9. John Rodeheffer - 4:01.90, 12. Riley Campbell - 4:02.78, 15. Chandler Austin - 4:04.50 and 16. Yusuke Uchikoshi - 4:05.60
110m Hurdles: 11. Danny Verdieck - 15.18
400m: 1. Dusty Fisher - 47.58
100m: 1. Bryce Kirby - 10.56, 4. Alexandru Terpezan - 10.70 and Kofi Ansah - 11.37
800m: 6. Jeff Lautenslager - 1:53.17, 12. Tom Richardson - 1:56.07, 15. Yusuke Uchikoshi - 1:56.81 and 29. Chandler Austin - 2:04.90
400m Hurdles: 1. Fernando Martinez - 51.05, 2. Rex Stanley - 52.52 and 13. Cameron Wrout - 59.56
200m: 1. Dusty Fisher - 21.11, 2. Alexandru Terpezan - 21.26, 4. Bryce Kirby - 21.46 and Kofi Ansah - 22.99
3000m Steeplechase: 3. Ozo Rojas - 9:27.61
1500m: 2. Tansey Lystad - 4:37.06, 4. Sarah Hastings - 4:43.08, 6. Gracie Tostenson - 4:44.95, 12. Kelsi Lasota - 4:53.18, 14. Zanae Jones - 4:53.19, 16. Anne Brinegar - 4:57.17
100m: 2. Chassity Love - 11.81 and 7. Taj Dorsett - 12.08
800m: 14. Ali Deisch - 2:21.64 and Jessica Bottelberghe - 2:27.18
200m: 3. Chassity Love - 24.54
3000m Steeplechase: 3. Anna Holdiman - 11:10.30 and 4. Kyra Lopez (unattached) - 11:16.80
Shot Put: 5. Courtney Hutchinson - 47-5 (14.45m) and 10. Morgan VanKooten - 41-8.5 (12.71m)
Pole Vault: 6. Allison Jeffries - 11-03.75 (3.45m)
High Jump: 4. Jordan Ward - 5-7.25 (1.71m)