May 3, 2011
IT'S CHAMPIONSHIP TIME FOR TRACK & FIELD
The Pacific-10 Conference Track & Field Combined Events Championships are Friday and Saturday, May 6 & 7, in Tucson...Washington State will be represented by Sean Harris in the decathlon, and Angela Jensen and Shaquana Logan in the heptathlon...due to the heat in Tucson, events will get underway at Roy P. Drachman Stadium in the late afternoon and evening hours...LIVE results can be found online at www.arizonawildcats.com/sports/m-track/2011-pac-10-outdoor.html...complete results will be posted at www.wsucougars.com at the completion of the meet...Pac-10 Championships individual events and relays will take place the following weekend, May 13 & 14, in Tucson.
DECATHLON - Sean Harris, Redshirt sophomore, Kent, Washington Lifetime-best 6,641 points (at Jim Click Shootout Multis, Tucson 4/1/11) Past Pac-10 Meets: 2009 - 11th (6,231), 2010 - back injury, redshirt season PRs are: 100m - 11.51 (2011) Pole Vault - 4.20m/13-9 1/4 (2011) 400m - 52.95 (2011) Long Jump - 6.11m/20-0 1/2 (2011) 1500m - 5:14.78 (2011) Shot Put - 13.32m/43-8 1/2 (2011) 110m Hurdles - 15.23 (2011) Discus - 45.03m/147-9 (2009) High Jump - 1.92m/6-3 1/2 (2009) Javelin - 51.14m/167-9 (2011)
HEPTATHLON - Angela Jensen, Senior, Tacoma, Washington Lifetime-best 5,017 points (at 2010 Pac-10 Championships in Berkeley) Past Pac-10 Meets: 2008 - 14th (4,498), 2009 - 10th (4,842w), 2010 - 6th (5,017) PRs are: 200m - 25.10 (2010) Long Jump - 5.45m/17-10 3/4 (2009) 800m - 2:24.56 (2010) Shot Put - 10.28m/33-8 3/4 (2011) 100m Hurdles - 13.80 (2010) Javelin - 36.30m/119-1 (2010) High Jump - 1.64m/5-4 1.2i (2009)
HEPTATHLON - Shaquana Logan, Sophomore, Tacoma, Washington Heptathlon debut PRs are: 400m - 57.63, 100m Hurdles - 13.68w, Long Jump - 5.81m/19-0 3/4
ABOUT THE COUGAR COACHES
Head coach Rick Sloan is in his 38th season with the Cougar track program; 17th year as a head coach, 16th 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 Bob Frey, Brett Josephson, Anthony Luna, Tim Riley, and Rob Williams.
LISTEN TO COACH SLOAN'S PODCAST
Hear Cougar Head Coach Rick Sloan's outlook on each weekend's Track & Field competition by going to www.wsucougars.com, click on the Multimedia pull-down link and click on Podcasts.
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