Reasoner wins pole vault, Niksic 800 for CMU
Colorado Mesa’s Ryan Reasoner won the pole vault Saturday with a stadium-record jump of 13 feet, 5.25 inches at the Adams State Opener men’s indoor track and field meet.
The Mavericks’ Shane Niksic won the 800-meter run in 1 minute, 56.63 seconds, good for an NCAA Division II provisional qualifying spot.
Brandon Sistrunk finished fourth in the 60-meter dash (7.11 seconds) and the 200 (23.31), and Zeke Sandoval was fifth in the 200 (23.47) for the Mavs. Cam Morley finished sixth in the 60 hurdles (9.39) and John Cusick was seventh in the 3,000 (9:41.99).
In the women’s meet, CMU’s Cathryn Frame won the 400 in 58.52 seconds, and Bacall Sterling placed second in the high jump (5-1.25) and the 1,600-meter relay (4:09.74). Joining Sterling on the relay were Frame, Ally Tapp and Allie Suppes. Sterling also finished sixth in the 60 hurdles (9.75).
Ariel Ambler was fourth in the long jump (16-3.75), and Monica Reynolds was eighth in the 60 hurdles (10.68).
Whitney Rowe was the lone CMU athlete competing at the University of Washington Indoor Preview in Seattle. She finished 11th in the 200 (25.65) and 25th in the 60 (7.81).
Swimming & Diving
Colorado Mesa provided the winners in the men’s and women’s 1-meter diving events at the Colorado College Classic.
Savannah Craft won the women’s 1-meter event on Friday with a score of 380.8, and Amanda Jennings finished second with a score of 336.4.
Brock Martin won the men’s 1-meter with a score of 477.4, and teammate Ryan Popp was third at 407.85.
The Mavericks also finished 1-2 in the men’s 1,650-yard freestyle, with Garrett Koehler winning in 17:22.16, followed by Drake Mendelson in 17:51.73.
In the men’s 3-meter diving Saturday, Martin finished second with 496.85 points to Colorado College’s Austin Howlett, who broke his school record with 524.8 points.
The three-day meet concludes today.