Katie Decker tied for second place in the high jump at the MWC Championships this weekend.
May 17, 2003
Albuquerque, N.M. - The University of Utah track and field team finished the final day of competition at the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday, May 16. Hosted by New Mexico, the meet featured athletes from all Mountain West Conference outdoor track and field teams. San Diego State women's team won the championship with 217 points while BYU's men's team won with 270 points. Utah's women's team finished fifth scoring 73.50 points while the men finished sixth with seven total points.
Leading the way for Utah were Nellie Hammons, Aubry Startin, Katie Decker and Elise Greenwood. Hammons finished third in the 800 meters with a time of 2:08.37. Decker and Startin tied for second place in the high jump with a height of 1.70 meters. Greenwood finished fifth in the 5,000 meters with a time of 18:26.03.
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Women's Results Team Rankings 1. SDSU (217 points) 2. BYU (206 points) 3. Colorado State (101 points) 4. Wyoming (78 points) 5. Utah (73.50 points) 6. Air Force (58 points) 7. New Mexico (49.50 points) 8. UNLV (36 points) 800-Meter Run 3. Nellie Hammons (2:08.37) 5,000-Meter Run 5. Elise Greenwood (18:26.03) 4x100-Meter Relay 7. Utah (48.53) 4x400-Meter Relay 4. Utah (3:47.20) High Jump 2. Aubry Startin (1.70m) 2. Katie Decker (1.70m) 5. Nicole Manicinelli (1.65m) Triple Jump Flight 1 6. Jennifer Berry (10.72m) 7. Katy Barton (10.71m) Flight 2 3. Alexandria Nash (11.77m) Shot Put Flight 2 7. Becky Riddle (12.31m) Javelin Flight 2 8. Amber DeVries (35.19m) Men's Results Team Rankings 1. BYU (270 points) 2. Colorado State (230 points) 3. Air Force (129 points) 4. New Mexico (91 points) 5. Wyoming (76 points) 6. Utah (7 points) 1,500-Meter Run 6. Colby Frazier (3:54.71)