Autumn Smith set a new indoor school record in the 60-meter dash last weekend.
Jan. 28, 2003
The University of Utah Indoor Track and Field team will travel to Logan, Utah for the Wilson Motor Invitational on Sat., Feb. 1. The Utes are coming off a strong performance at the Olympic Oval Invitational, which they co-hosted with BYU. The Utes set two school records at the meet. Nellie Hammons 2:12.51 time in the 800 meters was a new indoor school record. Also setting a new school record was Autumn Smith who posted a 7.99 finish in the 60 meters. The 4x400-relay team broke the school record with a 3:51.28 run.
Leading the way for Utah at the Olympic Oval Invitational, were Brooke LoBue, Katie Decker and Delfino Arevalo, who all notched first-place finishes in their respected events. LoBue won the pole vault with a height of 12' 10.25". The senior's mark is currently a provisional qualifying mark. Decker, a junior, grabbed the high jump with 5' 07.75". The junior Arevalo won the 5,000-meter run in 15:28.6.
"It was very exciting for us to co-host this meet. This facility is unlike any other in the world."
QUOTING HEAD COACH LISA ARCHER:
"Our performances at the Olympic Oval were the best we've had during the indoor season so far. We're really excited about carrying over that enthusiasm and success at this week's meet."
Next on the schedule for the Utes is the Mountain States Games in Pocatello, Idaho. Competition for the meet will begin Friday, Feb. 7 and last through Saturday, Feb. 8.