The University of Utah Indoor Track and Field teams continue the 2003 season with two meets on Saturday, Jan. 18.
LAST MEET: The University of Utah indoor track and field teams kicked off the 2003 season with the Weber State Wildcat Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 11. The Utes got off to a great start winning three events, while junior Katie Decker set a new indoor personal record in the high jump (5' 7”).
"This is the best season opener we've had,” stated Head Coach Lisa Archer. "I'm very happy with the times and marks that we posted.”
UTES TO WATCH: Senior Brooke LoBue looks to have another successful indoor season. She is coming off a first-place finish (12'4”) at the Wildcat Invitational. LoBue currently holds the University of Utah pole vault record (13' 5 ¼”).
Senior Kristy Slade continued her indoor success last week at the Wildcat Invitational finishing first in the long jump (17' 11.50”). Slade is coming off a successful 2002 indoor and outdoor track season setting a new school record in the pentathlon (3,775 pts) and a new personal record in the high jump (5' 7”).
The Utes will take on Weber and BYU on Saturday, Jan. 25. This will mark the first track and field meet held at the new Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns, Utah, after playing host to several 2002 Olympic Events.