Bengals Finish up Weekend of Meets
POCATELLO, Idaho – The Bengals wrapped up the Beach Invite and Bryan Clay invite in Long Beach, Calif., Saturday. The Bengals took advantage of two large national meets to put together strong performances and continue preparations for the Big Sky and NCAA Championships.
Kyndal Martin had a strong showing in the women's 100mH. The Bengal speedster crossed the line 14th in 13.82 seconds, a new personal best. Because of wind speed though, the mark will not count towards moving up on the ISU Top-10 list.
Martin came back in the women's 400mH finishing 11th just behind her personal best with a time of 1:00.88. Martin now leads the Big Sky Conference in the event this season.
The Bengal men's high jumpers represented the Orange and Black this weekend. Owen Mitchell picked up a 7th-place finish leaping 2.06m (6-9). Michael Shulikov followed in 11th clearing 2.06m (6-9).
In the women's high jump, Kapri Sylvester is brings home a top-10 finish, clearing 1.66m (5-5.25) for eighth place.
Zachary Cox had a strong meet for the Bengals in the 400mH. Cox crossed the line in 52.58 seconds for a third-place podium finish. His time is now 2nd fastest in the Big Sky Conference this season.
Zack Ramos finished 15 out of 67 throwers in the men's shot put. The Bengal launched his shot 17.21m (56-5.75)
In the women's throws, Destinee Rose-Haas came in 13th out of 69 throwers in the discus. The Bengal threw a distance of 49.44m (162-2).
The Bengals next head south to Provo, Utah to compete in the BYU Robison Invitational April 19-22.