Select group heads to Air Force Twilight Friday for last chance at nationals and final tune-ups

Select group heads to Air Force Twilight Friday for last chance at nationals and final tune-ups

MEET INFORMATION

PUEBLO, Colo. (May 3, 2018) - A select group from the Colorado State University-Pueblo track and field programs will travel to the Air Force Twilight Open Friday for a last chance at qualifying for the national meet or will use the competition as a final tune-up for the NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships May 24-26.

The meet will be held at the Academy's Cadet Outdoor Track and Field Complex and is slated to begin at 2 p.m. Admission and parking is free for the meet. Live results will be available via GoAirForceFalcons.com (a direct link will be posted to the Falcons' schedule page on Friday). The jump and throw events will begin at 2 p.m., with the women's pole vault starting at 2:30 p.m. The gun will go off for the track events at 4 p.m. in this order, 4x100-Meter Relay, 1500-Meter Run, 100-/110-Meter Hurdles, 400-Meter Dash, 100-Meter Dash, 800-Meter Run, 400-Meter Hurdles, 200-Meter Dash (women will compete first in all running events).

Below is a list of athletes competing, the event they will compete in, their top time or mark of the season.

MEN

Tevin Donnell (Jr., Fountain, Colo.)
200m
21.27

Shawn Horne (Jr., Camp Casey, South Korea)
200m
21.07

Nathan Miller (Fr., Colorado Springs, Colo.)
Discus
47.64m

Thomas Staines (Fr., Colorado Springs, Colo.)
400m
47.58

Ron Sweeten (Sr., Falcon, Colo.)
Triple Jump
14.75m

Dueth Vassell (Sr., Denver, Colo.
200m
21.99

Devundrick Walker (Jr., Aurora, Colo.)
400m
49.99

WOMEN

Kayana Casias (Fr., Pueblo, Colo.)
800m
2:20

Lauren Fairchild (So., McKinney, Texas)
Long Jump
5.71m

Yasmine Hernandez (Fr., Johnstown, Colo.)
800m
2:17.97

Jenna McKinley (So., Mosca, Colo.)
Discus
44.92m

Angelique Urenda (Sr., Pueblo, Colo.)
Pole Vault
3.69m

The ThunderWolves men are ranked No. 10 in this week's USTFCCCA national poll and finished the RMAC Championships in third. The Pack compiled 94 points Sunday and totaled 107 for the meet to finish third of 11 teams and just one point behind University of Colorado Colorado Springs. CSU-Pueblo totaled four individual RMAC Champions and the 4x400m relay squad found their way to the top of the podium. The women totaled 55 points to finish seventh and in the middle of the 14 teams. 

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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.