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lgarnett | Posted: 29 Mar 2014 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Pole vaulters and throwers excel for track and field


SAN DIEGO, Calif.—BYU women’s pole vaulters lead the track and field team this weekend at the Aztec Invitational, the UVU Collegiate and the prestigious Texas Relays.

“The throwers and pole vaulters did really well this week, they were the highlight of the meet,” multi events coach Mark Robison said. “We got some good marks to qualify for regionals and our throwers were unbelievable."

At the Aztec Invitational BYU was well represented by freshman Sierra Hansen (3.66m), sophomore Anginae Monteverde (3.56m) and freshman Maleah McMullin (3.33m).

Senior Rachel Fisher finished in tenth place at the Texas Relays with a mark of 4.00, good enough to qualify for NCAA regionals.

Meaghan Heffelfinger topped her personal best in the discus with a mark of 46.32m at the Aztec Invitational.

Brenna Porter ran in the 400m hurdles with a time of 59.58 at the Texas Relays.

Chloe Richardson finished in third place in the triple jump at the UVU Collegiate Invitational with a mark of 11.79m respectively.

The Cougars will travel next to Palo Alto, Calif., on April 4-5 to compete in the Stanford Invitational.

Full results for the Aztec Invitational can be found at UVU and Texas Relays results are attached. 

lgarnett | Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Cougars split for UVU, Texas Relays, and Aztec Invitational


PROVO, Utah—Women’s track and field will be splitting up and traveling to three meets this weekend, the prestigious Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, the UVU Collegiate and the Aztec Invitational.

“The good thing about the early season is that we are just trying to get lots of people lots of opportunities to succeed wherever is best for them,” coach Mark Robison said. “So we are hoping for good weather in Utah and we know that there will be phenomenal competition at Texas Relays and in San Diego.”

The Texas Relays Invitational is one of the most prestigious track events in the country, and will have more than 6,000 athletes competing to earn their places at nationals and their respective regional meets. Senior Rachel Fisher will be competing in the pole vault at the Texas Relays, and freshman Brenna Porter will be participating in the 400m hurdles.

Chloe Richardson will be competing in the triple jump at the UVU Collegiate meet on Friday. The UVU Collegiate meet had its inaugural meet in 2010 and will showcase some of the best talent in the state of Utah.

The Aztec Invitational is designed as two separate meets on Friday and Saturday, giving the athletes more opportunities to compete in their various events.

UVU Collegiate will publish live stats on The UVU meet will begin at 8:30 a.m. MDT at Hal Wing Track and Field in Orem, Utah.

The Aztec Invitational will begin Friday at the AzTrack at SDSU sports deck.  Visit for complete meet information including events schedule, competitors, and results.

At the Texas Relays, the collegiate events will begin Friday evening at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin. The opening ceremonies will take place on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. CDT.  Please visit for a complete list of information including ticket sales, meet schedule, live results, social media, and live radio and television coverage.