Stewart second Cougar to make Team U.S.A.

DES MOINES, Iowa – Freshman Rachel Stewart qualified for the 2013 Pan American Junior Championships Saturday at the 2013 U.S.A. Track and Field Championships held in Des Moines, Iowa, at Drake University.

Stewart took second in the junior women’s 1500-meter run with a time of 4:28.92. Stewart joins Marcus Dickson as the second Cougar to make the U.S. Junior Track and Field squad, as Dickson took second in the junior men’s 800-meter run on Friday.

Stewart and Dickson will compete in their respective events August 23-25 in Medellin, Colombia.

For a complete list of BYU performances at the U.S.A. Track and Field Championships, see the table below.

Athlete

Event

Result

Marcus Dickson

Jr. Men 800m

2nd place, 1:49.63, Qualifies for Jr. Pan Am Games

David Graham

Jr. Men 800m

6th place, 1:51.67

Rachel Stewart

Jr. Women 1500m

2nd, 4:28.92, Qualifies for Jr. Pan Am Games

John Glazier

Jr. Men Long Jump

3rd place, 22 feet 11.25 inches

Victor Weirich

Sr. Men Pole Vault

7th place, 17 feet 10.5 inches

Brie Simmons

Jr. Women Heptathlon

11th place, 4709

Kelsey Brown

Sr. Women 800m

31st place, 2:07.30

Jared Ward

Sr. Men 10,000m

13th place, 29:40.92

Dennis Christensen

Jr. Men Shot Put

13th place, 52 feet 2.75 inches

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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