Vikings have two provisional qualifiers in final day at UW Invitational
Jan. 28, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. - Western Washington University had two NCAA Division II national provisional qualifying performances and one school record in final-day action Saturday at the University of Washington Indoor Track and Field Invitational held at the Dempsey Indoor facility on the UW campus.
The provisional qualifiers were Eleanor Siler (Sr., Spokane/Lewis & Clark), who was third in the women's 400 meters with a time of 57.30; and Emily Warman (Sr., Sedro-Woolley), who was sixth in the women's long jump with a mark of 18-5 3/4.
The school record came in the men's 4x400 relay where the Vikings posted a time of 3:21.51. That quartet was made up of Alex Tilley (Sr., Edmonds/Kamiak), Jason Nokes (Jr., Spokane/Mount Spokane), Nathan Schmidt (Fr., Lynnwood) and Jon Poolman (R-Fr., Langley/South Whidbey).
WWU's Chip Jackson (Jr., Seattle/Shorewood) placed second in the men's mile with a clocking of 4:13.72;Mark Pangilinan (So., Marysville/Marysville-Pilchuck) was eighth in the men's 60 finals in 7.05 seconds. Brittany Grandy (Fr., Sedro-Woolley), who set a school record two weeks ago of 5-8, was seventh in the women's high jump (5-5 1/4); and the women's 4x400 relay, with Siler running the first leg, was eighth (3:57.50).
On Friday, WWU's Karis Anderson (Jr., Seattle/Roosevelt) improved her provisional mark in the women's pole vault by 4 1/2-inches as she cleared 12-1/2 to place fourth.
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