March 15, 2013
Junior Julie Labonté opened with a toss of 57-8.25 (17.58m) in the women's shot put. That toss was good for first place overall. Junior Omotayo Talabi earned a second-place finish after throwing 51-4.5 (15.66m), an outdoor personal-best mark. Senior Tyler Johnson won the men's hammer throw competition with a mark of 192-9 (58.76m). In 2012, Johnson earned All-America honors in the event after finishing in eighth place.
In the women's javelin, senior Asia Easley won with a mark of 141-9 (43.20m). Junior Amber Passalaqua posted a mark of 106-11 (32.60m), a personal best for the heptathlete. Moriah Hayes posts a personal-best mark of 18-9.25 (5.72m) in the women's long jump, good for third place.
Sophomore Sam Macaluso clocked a personal-best time of 3:52.23 in the 1,500-meter race, good for first place. His previous personal-best time was 4:01.98. Senior Clea Formaz won the women's steeplechase with a time of 10:44.22. Senior Clifton Leake posted a personal-best time 21.55 in the men's 200-meter dash, good for fourth place. In fifth place, freshman Bernard Dickerson-Quinn clocked a time of 21.58. Junior Germe Poston clocked a time of 24.41 and earned a sixth-place finish.
On Saturday, collegiate and high school competition will begin at 10 a.m. MST.