Kolcie Bates â€“ Track and Field
Junior thrower Kolcie Bates brought home one of the two Vandal victories in Spokane at the WAR IX competition this weekend. Bates recorded a career-best throw of 51.82 meters in the hammer throw to earn a first place finish. The junior also took fourth in the discus throw with a distance of 42.55 meters to earn a season-best mark.
Arphaxad Carroll â€“ Track and Field
Sophomore Arphaxad Carroll recorded the only Vandal victory in the menâ€™s competition during the WAR IX in Spokane Saturday. Carroll earned a first place finish in the long jump with a distance of 6.97 meters. The mark earned the sophomore a qualifying positionÂ for the Big Sky Championships.
Lucia Badillos â€“ Womenâ€™s tennis
Sophomore Lucia Badillos earned victories in both singles and doubles competition Friday against Montana. The sophomore defeated Anabel Carbo 6-4, 6-3 on the No. 4 court in singles play, before pairing with freshman Marianna Petrei to earn a 6-2 victory over the Montana duo of Carbo and Hanna Sulz.
Deon Watson â€“ Football
Senior tight end Deon Watson eclipsed 200 receiving yards during the teamâ€™s second scrimmage of the spring. Watson snagged nine passes for 216 yards, recording four touchdown receptions during the scrimmage.
Odon Barta â€“ Menâ€™s tennis
Senior Odon Barta helped the Vandals sweep Eastern Washington Wednesday with victories on both the singles and doubles court. Barta defeated Eastern Washingtonâ€™s Victor Pereira 6-3, 6-2 on the No. 1 court. Barta and sophomore Felipe Fonseca teamed up to defeat Eagle duo Vuk Vuckovic and Eduardo Bringhold 6-1.
Kristin Strankman â€“ Womenâ€™s golf
Senior Kristin Strankman led the Idaho womenâ€™s golf team to its first tournament victory of the season. Strankman tied for sixth with a 2-over-par 218 to propel the Vandals to an eight-stroke victory in the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic.