BYU, UNLV Take Early Leads at MWC Outdoor Track and Field Championships

PROVO, Utah (May 17) - BYU's Curtis Pugsley set five personal bests and UNLV's Chantel Yates earned wins in the short races as the pair claimed early leads in the decathlon and heptathlon, respectively, on the opening day of the Mountain West Conference Track and Field Championships Wednesday.

Pugsley finished the day with 4,024 points, ahead of Colorado State's Doug Crumb with 3,817 and BYU's Hyrum Prince with 3,729 and Daniel Parkinson with 3,596. Pugsley claimed wins in four events on the day, placing first in the 100 meters (10.98), long jump (23'-0"), high jump (6'-10.75"), and 400 meters (49.74). Fellow Cougar Prince took the only other event of the day, the shot put, with a throw of 46'-1.5".

In women's action, Yates led the field after four events with 3,121 points, followed by BYU's Anna-Lee Walcott with 3,103, Erianne Allen of Utah (2,979) and Heather Steadham of UNLV (2,838). Yates opened the competition with a win in the 100-meter hurdles (14.26), and finished with a win in the 200 meters (24.93). Walcott set a personal best in winning the high jump (5-5.25), and Allen was the shot put champion (36'-9").

The championships continue with the second half of the heptathlon and decathlon Thursday, beginning at 12 p.m., and run through Saturday, May 20.

Brigham Young University                                  

Hy-Tek's MEET MANAGER

05/17/00 6:25 PM MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE

Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Provo, Utah - Wednesday 05/17/00 to Saturday 05/20/00

Event 41 Decathlon Men Results

1 4024 Curtis Pugsley - BYU

100 10.98 865 w: 0.8 110HH

LJ 7.01m 816 w: 1.8 DT

SP 12.22m 620 40'01.25 PV

HJ 2.10m 896 6'10.75 JT

400 49.74 827 1500

2 3817 Doug Crumb - CSU

100 11.32 791 w: 0.8 110HH

LJ 6.85m 778 w: 2.4 DT

SP 13.26m 683 43'06.00 PV

HJ 2.01m 813 6'07.00 JT

400 51.39 752 1500

3 3729 Hyrum Prince - BYU

100 11.14 830 w: 0.8 110HH

LJ 6.55m 709 w: 2.8 DT

SP 14.06m 732 46'01.50 PV

HJ 1.86m 679 6'01.25 JT

400 50.77 779 1500

4 3596 Daniel Parkinson - BYU

100 11.36 782 w: 0.8 110HH

LJ 6.55m 709 w: 1.8 DT

SP 10.60m 522 34'09.50 PV

HJ 2.04m 840 6'08.25 JT

400 51.59 743 1500

5 3391 Kurt Duffy - AFA

100 11.36 782 w: 0.8 110HH

LJ 6.41m 677 w: 0.7 DT

SP 10.86m 537 35'07.75 PV

HJ 1.74m 577 5'08.50 JT

400 49.92 818 1500

6 3220 Matt Webber - CSU

100 11.81 689 w: 0.8 110HH

LJ 6.20m 630 w: 0.5 DT

SP 11.40m 570 37'05.00 PV

HJ 1.83m 653 6'00.00 JT

400 53.08 678 1500

7 3026 Tom Clark - AFA

100 11.94 663 w: 0.8 110HH

LJ 5.97m 580 w: 2.9 DT

SP 9.22m 439 30'03.00 PV

HJ 1.68m 528 5'06.00 JT

400 49.98 816 1500

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Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Provo, Utah - Wednesday 05/17/00 to Saturday 05/20/00

Event 42 Heptathlon Women Results

1 3121 Chantel Yates - UNLV

100LH 14.26 942 w:-0.7 LJ

HJ 1.57m 701 5'01.75 JT

SP 10.84m 585 35'06.75 800

200 24.93 893 w: 0.7

2 3103 Anna-Lee Walcott - BYU

100LH 14.93 851 w:-1.1 LJ

HJ 1.66m 806 5'05.25 JT

SP 11.16m 606 36'07.50 800

200 25.52 840 w: 0.9

3 2979 Erianne Allen - UTAH

100LH 14.88 858 w: 0.9 LJ

HJ 1.57m 701 5'01.75 JT

SP 11.20m 608 36'09.00 800

200 25.83 812 w: 0.7

4 2838 Heather Steadham - UNLV

100LH 15.21 814 w: 0.9 LJ

HJ 1.57m 701 5'01.75 JT

SP 10.78m 581 35'04.50 800

200 26.64 742 w: 0.9

5 2827 Anna Eller - CSU

100LH 15.07 832 w:-0.7 LJ

HJ 1.51m 632 4'11.50 JT

SP 10.68m 574 35'00.50 800

200 26.09 789 w: 0.7

6 2807 Kristy Slade - UTAH

100LH 15.22 813 w:-0.7 LJ

HJ 1.54m 666 5'00.50 JT

SP 10.20m 543 33'05.75 800

200 26.14 785 w: 0.9

7 2760 Leslie Miller - SDSU

100LH 15.27 806 w:-1.1 LJ

HJ 1.54m 666 5'00.50 JT

SP 9.94m 526 32'07.50 800

200 26.41 762 w: 0.7

8 2710 Susanna Oravainen - UNM

100LH 15.40 790 w: 0.9 LJ

HJ 1.54m 666 5'00.50 JT

SP 10.60m 569 34'09.50 800

200 27.32 685 w: 0.9

9 2648 Melissa Guanella - UNM

100LH 15.33 799 w: 0.9 LJ

HJ 1.48m 599 4'10.25 JT

SP 10.04m 532 32'11.25 800

200 26.93 718 w: 0.9