Track & field off to a promising start

Track & field off to a promising start

PULLMAN, Washington – Several Loggers competed well in the first indoor track & field meet of the season this weekend as part of the Washington State Open.


Sydney Denham tied for fourth overall in the women's high jump, clearing 1.55 meters. She bested competitors from schools such as NCAA D-II Central Washington and NCAA D-I Eastern Washington. Naloni Haskins had a good mark in the women's 200-m dash, as she finished in 29.31.

Colin Monaghan placed second among all men's NCAA D-III runners in the one-mile run, crossing the finish line in 4:33.46. He was also fourth among all runners in the 3,000-m run, timing in at 8:57.30. Jack Monaghan's 2:03.50 time in the men's 800-m run was tops in his seven-man section that included runners from Northwest Conference foes Whitworth and Pacific.

Ryan Sutherland had the sixth-best time in the men's 200-m dash, crossing the finish line in 23.94 seconds.

Puget Sound is set to next compete in the Huskey Invitational, Jan. 25-26.