Felix Wins Pole Vault with PR at Vandal Indoor

MOSCOW, Idaho — Pole vaulter Kristine Felix was one of 10 Washington State track and field team competitors to claim victories Friday night at the 38th Annual Vandal Indoor Meet Friday night at the Kibbie Activities Center in Moscow, Idaho.

Felix, a sophomore from Wailuku, Hawai’i, soared to a lifetime-best height in the pole vault of 13-feet, 7 1/4 inches (4.15m) which is the second-best mark in WSU all-time records. Felix, the 2013 Pac-12 pole vault champion, cleared the height on her second attempt.

Ruby Roberts (senior, Kingston, Wash.) won the women’s mile with a PR time of 4 minutes 46.48 seconds which bettered her second-best mark in school records.

Cougar men winning their events Friday included Terrance Chambers in the 200m (PR 21.87), Drew Jordan in the mile (4:09.19), Daniel Zmuda in the 60m hurdles (equaled PR of 8.01), Austin Sodorff in the pole vault (4.90m/16-0 3/4), and Tay’lor Eubanks in the triple jump (14.50m/47-7).

Other WSU women with victories at the Vandal Indoor included the women’s 4x400m relay squad of Erin Allen, Christiana Ekelem, Bree Winfrey, and Bria’una Watley (season-best 3:47.99), Audrey Ketcham in the high jump (PR 1.70m/5-7), and McKenna Hogan in the long jump (5.33m/17-6). Candice McFarland was the top collegiate finisher in the 60m hurdles with a PR time of 8.55, 10th-best in WSU all-time records.

Several members of the WSU track and field teams are scheduled to compete at the Vandal Open, Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Kibbie Activities Center in Moscow, Idaho.


From:  http://www.wsucougars.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=30400&ATCLID=209401174



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