Nephi Tyler finished first in the 800m at the Wilson Motor Invitational on May 6.
May 7, 2004
LOGAN, Utah - The University of Utah outdoor track and field teams finished competition for the Wilson Motor Invitational on Thursday, May 6. Held at Utah State's Ralph Maughn Track Stadium, the meet featured athletes from Utah, Brigham Young, Utah State, Weber State and Idaho State.
Leading the way for the women were Jennie Haertel, Katie Decker and Amanda Feigt, who all notched first-place finishes in their respective events. Haertel earned another first place finish in the 1,500 meters, finishing in 4:57.61. Decker won the high jump with an impressive 1.78m jump, a new personal record. Feigt finished first in the triple jump with 12.21m and finished second in the 200 meters with 25.37.
The women's team also got strong performances from Aishatu Yusuf, Andrea Davidson, Nellie Hammons and Candice Mannion. Yusuf finished second in the 100 (12.61), Davidson took second in the 800 (2:14.70), Hammons finished second in the 1,500, (4:59.79) and Mannion placed third in the 400 (59.48).
On the men's side, veterans Nephi Tyler and Jeff Davidson and newcomer Dustin Cutrer led the way. Tyler took gold in the 800m with 1:51.94, while Davidson finished second in the steeplechase with 9:36.55. Cutrer continued to show improvement in the javelin with a second place finish at 55.86m.
"This was a great tune-up meet for the conference championships," states Head Coach Lisa Archer. "We wanted our athletes to improve their conference and regional rankings and try to set NCAA regional qualifying marks. Katie Decker had another great meet."
Women's Results 100-Meter Hurdles 6. Jennifer Kaplar (14.83) 100-Meter Dash 2. Aishatu Yusuf (12.61) 4. Meagan Anderson (12.85) 200-Meter Dash 2. Amanda Feigt (25.37) 5. Candice Mannion (26.31) 6. Aishatu Yusuf (26.34) 7. Meagan Anderson (26.39) 400-Meter Run 3. Candice Mannion (59.48) 800-Meter Run 2. Andrea Davidson (2:14.70) 1,500-Meter Run 1. Jennie Haertel (4:57.61) 2. Nellie Hammons (4:58.79) 5. Andrea Davidson (5:12.02) 7. Nicki Hugie (5:20.05) 9. Jenny Gustavson (5:31.40) 11. Kristin Taylor (5:34.83) 4X100 Meter Relay 2. Utah "A" (48.39) Pole Vault 5. Mandie Rowell (3.45m) 7. Liddy Steele (3.15m) Long Jump 3. Katy Barton (5.51m) High Jump 1. Katie Decker (1.78m) 5. Nikki Mancinelli (1.63m) 9. Jamie Munns (1.58m) Triple Jump 1. Amanda Feigt (12.21m) Discus Throw 4. Becky Riddle (43.31m) 5. Amber DeVries (42.20m) Hammer Throw 4. Vanessa Mortensen (58.37m) 6. Natasha Eldridge (55.78m) 10. Amber DeVries (46.41m) 11. Becky Riddle (45.93m) Javelin Throw 3. Amber DeVries (39.22m) 4. Sarah Romig (39.04m) 6. Liddy Steele (30.48m) 10. Trisha Wagner (22.33m) Shot Put 5. Becky Riddle (12.14m) 7. Sarah Romig (11.88m) 8. Amber DeVries (11.85m) 9. Trisha Wagner (8.27m) 10. Liddy Steele (8.13m) Men's Results 200-Meter Dash 4. Andrew Fresques (23.18) 5. Rob Stark (23.22) 400-Meter Run 4. Andrew Fresques (51.81) 5. Rob Stark (52.41)
800-Meter Run 1. Nephi Tyler (1:51.94) 1,500-Meter Run 4. Delfino Arevalo (4:21.52) 5. Kurt Michels (4:21.89) 10. Tim Goldhardt (4:40.07) 3,000-Meter Steeplechase 2. Jeff Davidson (9:36.55) 4X100-Meter Relay 2. Utah "A" (44.27) Pole Vault 7. Casey Chow (4.11m) 8. Dustin Cutrer (4.11m) Long Jump 5. Dustin Cutrer (6.32m) 6. Mike Plum (6.18m) Discus Throw 8. Brent Hawker (43.77m) Javelin Throw 2. Dustin Cutrer (55.86m) 5. Mike Plum (38.64m) Shot Put 7. Brent Hawker (13.69m)