Carter owns top mile time in Division II after Pack compete at the CSM Twilight

Carter owns top mile time in Division II after Pack compete at the CSM Twilight


GOLDEN, Colo. (January 22, 2017) – The Colorado State University-Pueblo men's and women's track and field programs produced more NCAA Division II provisional times Jan. 20-21 at the Colorado School of Mines Twilight. Senior Dante Carter's (Las Vegas, Nev.) mile time stands as the top in Division II this season.

Carter won the mile to guide five wins by the men's program. His adjusted time of 4:07.12 is a provisional mark to sit first nationally. Also with provisional times were freshman Paul Roberts (Boulder, Colo.) and junior Derrick Williams (Columbia Falls, Mont.) in the 3000m. Roberts won the event with a time of 8:20.21 to rank eighth nationally, while Williams was second after finishing right behind Roberts with a time of 8:20.29. He is ninth in NCAA Division II.

Sophomore Devundrick Walker (Aurora, Colo.) posted a winning time of 1:52.61 in the 800m run to establish a provisional mark and rank 11th nationally.

Sophomore Tevin Donnell (Fountain, Colo.) won the 200m dash with a time of 23.40, while senior Ben Vaughan (Great Falls, Mont.) captured the 5000m event with a mark of 16:22.48.

On the women's side, sophomore Miriam Roberts (Boulder, Colo.) and senior Bailey Hughes (Bigfork, Mont.) each established NCAA provisional times in the mile. Roberts won the event in an adjusted time of 4:57.49 to rank 10th nationally. Hughes' time of 4:59.10 was second and sits 14th in NCAA Division II.

Senior Sydni Riley (Florissant, Colo.) won the 800m run with a time of 2:20.05, while Roberts was second with a mark of 2:24.47. In the 3000m run, senior Jordan Mathes (Boise, Idaho) was the top finisher affiliated with a school, as she ran a 10:44.90. Freshman Gillian Maness (Kalispell, Mont.) was behind her with a time of 11:00.29.

The ThunderWolves return to Golden, Colo. Jan. 27-28 at the Colorado Mines Division II Invite.

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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.