| February 23, 2018

Track and Field: Wrapping up a Washington week

Idaho’s track and field team traveled over to Seattle, Washington over the weekend to compete in the UW Invitational.

A handful of Vandals put up impressive marks while competing with some of the best athletes in the country.

In the long jump, the Vandals had two top-10 finishes. Big Sky leader sophomore jumper Kasin Pendergrass-Anderson finished third overall with a mark of 7.26 meters.

Freshman sprinter and jumper Britt Ipsen posted a season-best leap of 6.93 meters, locking him into ninth place for the weekend.

Sophomore sprinter Ben Doucette took fifth in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.18 seconds. Junior sprinter Kaizer Gillispie also took fifth in the 400-meters. Gillispie finished with a time of 48.60 seconds, his fastest time of the season and the second best in conference so far this season.

In the high jump, sophomore Rechelle Meade finished ninth with a jump of 1.65 meters.

Junior Quinn Mitchell took ninth in the weight throw at 17.54 meters.

In the shotput sophomore Zachary Short took 10th with a throw of 17.18 meters.

The Vandals will return home to compete in the Idaho Duals in the Kibbie Dome in the Idaho Duals starting Feb 2.

Marisa Lloyd can be reached at arg-sports@vandals.uidaho.edu

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