Braden Taylor | Posted: 18 Feb 2021 | Updated: 20 Feb 2021

Cougars to Host Final Home Meet of Indoor Season

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PROVO, Utah – BYU track and field will host the BYU Cougar Indoor Invitational III, its final home meet of the 2021 indoor season, Feb. 18-20, at the Smith Fieldhouse.

Meet Information

The Cougars will host their third home meet of the season after competing at the UW Invitational and Texas Tech Shootout last week.

Both BYU teams rank in the top 10 in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s national poll. The men’s team is currently No. 6 in the nation and the women’s team is ranked No. 8.

The men's team currently has nine athletes ranking in the top 25 in the NCAA this season in 11 events while the women's team has 10 athletes and a relay squad ranked in the top 25 in 13 events.

BYU Men's T&F Athletes in the NCAA Top 25

Rank Name Event Time/Mark
No. 1 Conner Mantz 5000m 13:28.00
No. 2  Casey Clinger 5000m 13:28.79
No. 2 Zach McWhorter Pole Vault 5.76m/18-10.75
No. 3 Brandon Garnica 5000m 13:29.16
No. 3 Conner Mantz 3000m 7:47.50*
No. 15 Caleb Witsken Pole Vault 5.32m/17-5.5
No. 16 Caleb Witsken Heptathlon 5423 points
No. 19 Dallin Vorkink Heptathlon 5375 points
No. 24 Elijah Armstrong 5000m 13:59.08
No. 24 Easton Bianchi 60m 6.70*
No. 25 Ethan Cannon 5000m 13:59.58

*With conversion

BYU Women's T&F Athletes in the NCAA Top 25

Rank Name Event Time/Mark
No. 1 Courtney Wayment 3000m 8:54.90
No. 2  Olivia Hoj Simister 3000m 8:56.91
No. 5 Relay Squad DMR 11:03.62
No. 7 Courtney Wayment Mile 4:35.80
No. 10 Olivia Hoj Simister Mile 4:37.77
No. 11 Halley Folsom Walker Pentathlon 3864 points
No. 12 Kate Hunter Mile 4:38.90
No. 16 Simone Plourde Mile 4:39.59
No. 18 Aubrey Frentheway 3000m 9:17.57
No. 20 Jaslyn Gardner 60m 7.33*
No. 20 Claire Seymour 800m 2:07.15
No. 22 Alena Ellsworth 800m 2:07.24
No. 25 Lauren Ellsworth-Barnes 800m 2:07.64

*With conversion