Sports Briefs: Jan. 23

January 23, 2018

Rec Center

FitPasses are on sale for $10 until Feb. 4. The passes grant students access to unlimited group fitness classes.

The regular price for classes is $20 for students, faculty and staff but this sale allows them to gain access to unlimited group fitness classes with the FitPass is just $10. Group fitness classes are free for everyone Jan. 22-Feb. 4.


Track and Field

Before winter break, the men’s and women’s track and field teams competed their first meet in Alamosa, Colorado. The women’s track and field team saw junior Skylyn Webb and freshman Kaija Crowe earn NCAA Division II provisional marks while the men finished in first.

On the women’s team, Skylyn Webb earned her provisional times in the 800m with a time of 2:09.88 and in the 400m with a time of 56.13. Her 800m time is a new program record. Kaija Crowe earned her provisional mark in the pentathlon with a total of 3,533 points.

Other top performances included sophomore sprinter Nicole Morpurgo taking first in the 200m with a time of 26.02 seconds, freshman Kayla Zink placing third in the 60m, freshman Celia Smith taking second in the high jump, and freshman Hannah Meek taking second in the long jump.

On the men’s team, multiple members earned provisional times and marks. Junior middle distance runner William Mayhew ran the fastest 800m time in all of Division II. He earned provisional qualifying time for the NCAA Division II Indoor Championships with a time of 1:49.88.

Senior sprinter LaChristopher Smith earned a provisional time in the 200m with a time of 21.69. Freshman pole vaulter Cameron Wright earned a provisional height of 4.72m in his first collegiate meet.

Sophomore jumper William Ross earned a provisional mark in the triple jump with a distance of 14.43m.

Both teams will be competing in the Colorado Mines D2 Challenge Jan. 26-27 in Golden, Colorado.


Compiled by Bryanna Winner

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