May 2, 2012
The Pac-12 Conference Track & Field Multi-Events Championships are Saturday and Sunday, May 5 & 6, in Eugene...Washington State will be represented by Michael Bolligar and Sean Harris in the decathlon, and Shaquana Logan in the heptathlon...events begin at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hayward Field...online results will be at www.goducks.com and will be posted at www.wsucougars.com at the completion of the meet...Pac-12 Championships individual events and relays will take place May 12 & 13, in Eugene...a small WSU contingent compete at Vandal Jamboree in Moscow Saturday.
ABOUT THE COUGAR COACHES
Head coach Rick Sloan is in his 39th season with the Cougar track program; 18th year as a head coach, 17th year as mentor to the combined men's and women's program...Sloan (decathlon/heptathlon) is joined by associate coach Debra Farwell (throws), head coach for cross country Pete Julian (distance), and assistant coaches Mark Macdonald (hurdles/relays), Ellannee Richardson (sprints/relays) and Matt McGee (jumps)...volunteer coaches include Jeshua Anderson, Tim Riley and Wes McCann.
WSU PAC-12 DECATHLON COMPETITORS:
Michael Bolligar, junior, Peoria, Arizona
Lifetime-best 6,958 points (at NJCAA Championships, Kansas 5/20/11) 2012 best mark of 6,052 points (at Santa Barbara, 4/3/12) Season-best Decathlon marks: 100m - 11.18, LJ - 6.74m/22-0 3/4, SP - 11.19m/36-8 1/2, HJ - 1.90m/6-2 3/4, 400m - 50.90, 110mH - DNF, DT - 35.00m/114-10, PV - 4.50m/14-9, Jav - 44.10m/144-8, 1500m - 4:52.04
Sean Harris, junior, Kent, Washington
Lifetime-best 6641 points (at Jim Click Shootout Multis, Tucson 4/1/11) Pac-10 Meets Performances: 2009 - 11th (6,231), 2010 - back injury, redshirt season, 2011 -13th (6,248) 2012 best mark of 5,494 points (at Santa Barbara, 4/3/12) PR Decathlon marks: 100m - 11.51, LJ - 6.11m/20-0 1/4, SP - 13.32m/43-8 1/2, HJ - 1.82m/5-11 1/2, 400m - 52.95, 110mH - 15.23, DT - 41.17m/135-1, PV - 4.20m/13-9 1/4, Jav - 51.14m/167-9, 1500m - 5:14.78
WSU PAC-12 HEPTATHLON COMPETITOR:
Shaquana Logan, junior, Tacoma, Washington
Pac-10 Performances: 2011 - 7th (4,859) PR Heptathlon marks: 100mH - 13.83, HJ - 1.60m/5-3, SP - 9.36m/30-8 1/2, 200m - 24.92, LJ - 5.57m/18-3 1/4, Jav - 19.29m/63-3, 800m - 2:26.17
PAC-12 TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS TICKET INFORMATION
The Pac-12 Track & Field Championships are May 5-6 and 12-13 at Hayward Field in Eugene...no admission charged for May 5-6 Combined Events...All-Session passes and single day tickets to the May 12-13 events are now available through the Oregon Athletic Ticket Office at GoDucks.com or by calling 800-WEB FOOT.
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