Anonymous | Posted: 6 Apr 2013 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Sprinters stand out at Sun Angel Classic

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Tempe, Ariz. -- Standout performances by BYU sprinters Rhyan Atrice, Cade Lindahl and Mario Harper highlighted the Sun Angel Track & Field Classic Saturday at Sun Angel Stadium.

The meet was split into two parts, the open events in the beginning of the day and the premiere events starting in the evening.

In the open section of the men’s 400-meter dash, Atrice took second with a time of 47.69 while Harper took fourth in 48.05. In the premiere section, Lindahl took third overall with a time of 47.12.

“I thought we had some really good performances this week, I'm especially pleased with the sprinters,” BYU coach Mark Robison said. “It was a long day, and by the end of it a lot of us were just exhausted, but we saw some good things today."

In the premiere section of the men’s 100-meter dash, Fan Fan Charles took seventh in 10.69 seconds and Jason Hinds finished ninth with a time of 10.95. Charles took third in the open section of the men’s 200-meter dash with a time of 21.43. Lindahl came in seventh, finishing in 21.51. Hinds took 14th in the premiere section with a time of 22.23.

In the premiere section of the 800-meter run, Justin Hedin finished sixth overall with a time of 1:50.52. Senior Ryan Waite also competed in the event, but minor discomfort in his hamstring kept Waite from finishing the race.

Jonathan Brown took fifth in the open 1,500-meter run, finishing in 3:53.65. Jason Witt ran in the premiere section and took 12th, finishing in 3:49.94.

Daniel Carney took fourth place in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:16.56. Brad Nye and Jacob Cosby took seventh and eighth, respectively, with times of 9:42.34 and 9:51.35.

In the 400-meter hurdles Korey Smith grabbed 15th place with a time of 58.25.

The Cougars’ 4x100-meter relay team of John Lamont, Jacob Arslanian, Hinds and Charles took third overall, finishing in 41.68.

In the high jump, Sam Rockwood took fifth overall, clearing 6-08.75 and Dakoda John took 10th in the event with a mark of 6-04.75.

BYU’s pole vaulters continued to impress, with Victor Weirich and Braydon Bringhurst both clearing the 17-foot mark. Weirich took first in the premiere section with a height of 17-07.00 while Bringhurst set a personal record, clearing 17-01.00 good for sixth place. In the open pole vault section, Kyle Brown took sixth place, clearing 15-09.25.

Jonathan Ferguson won the open section of the men’s long jump with a jump of 22-08.00. In the premiere section, John Glazier took third overall clearing a distance of 23-02.50 and Scott Matheson took sixth in the premiere section with a mark of 22-08.50. Matheson also competed in the triple jump, earning 11th place and jumping 46-02.75.

Winston Wilkinson took eighth in the premiere discus throw. He threw his best mark of 164-10 on his third attempt. Jacob Foutz and Aaron Clark competed in the open section, taking fifth and 10th place, respectively. Foutz’s best attempt went 158-07 and Clark’s top throw cleared 151-01.

On Friday night, Foutz and teammate Joseph Stull competed at the Mesa Classic at Mesa Community College, submitting personal best marks in the hammer throw. Stull set a new personal record with a mark of 53.82m while Foutz increased his personal best to 49.41m.

Full results from the Sun Angel Classic can be found HERE.

The Cougars will compete at the Sacramento State Invitational next weekend.

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