This Week in Idaho Track & Field: Husky Classic (Feb.14-15) Seattle, Wash.
Looking Forward Idaho will travel to Seattle, Wash., this weekend to compete in the Husky Classic Friday and Saturday. Events kick off at 4:00 p.m. (PT) with the Women’s section of the weight throw and the women’s 200m on Friday and resume on Saturday at 8:00 a.m. with the women’s 3000m.
Historically Speaking Last year at the Husky Classic, senior Hannah Kiser broke her own Western Athletic Conference and Idaho school record in the 3000m. The Vandals also won three events. Kiser took fourth in the invitation section of the women’s 3000m with a time of 9:04.74 – breaking her own previous WAC record in the event. Senior Kyle Rothwell hit a career-best heave of 62-10 (19.15m). Idaho foursome of senior Andrew Bloom, sophomore Ian Middleton and Blake Gerling, and junior Ben Ayesu-Attah won the men’s 4x400m relay with a time of 3:15.54. Junior Matt Sullivan also hit a career-best in the men’s pole vault with a height of 16-8.75(5.10m), while junior Jesse Villines posted a career-best in the 400m.
A Quick Recap Last weekend Idaho hosted the Vandal Indoor and the Vandal Open. Idaho posted seven individual victories at the Vandal Indoor lead by junior Karlene Hurrel who won the 60m (7.65) and the 200m (24.42). Junior Jesse Villines took the victory in the 60m (6.95) while teammate Ben Ayesu-Attah finished first in the 400m (47.42). Villines and Ayesu-Attah paired with junior Blake Gerling and senior Andrew Bloom won the 4x400m relay. Also finishing first was Arphaxad Carroll in the long jump (23-5.5, 7.15m) and Andrey Levkiv in the shot put (56-5.75,17.21m). At the Vandal Open Carroll earned another individual victory in the triple jump (46-1.25, 14.05m), while Levkiv took the shot put(53-11, 16.43m) event for a second-consecutive day