Jenessa Mann | Posted: 17 Feb 2018 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Women's DMR team qualifies for nationals

main image

NOTRE DAME, Indiana – The BYU women's distance medley relay team qualified for nationals at the Alex Wilson Invitational on Saturday.

"I am very pleased with how the girls competed," women's track and field coach Diljeet Taylor said. "We knew these four could get it done. They ran really tough and I'm very proud of them."

The Cougars sent six athletes to compete at the meet. Their goal was to secure a spot for the NCAA Indoor Championships. 

Ashleigh Warner, Kristi Rush, Brenna Porter and Whittni Orton competed as the DMR team for the Cougars. They finished with a qualifying time of 11:01.77. 

Cassidy Pinnock finished first for the Cougars in the 400m race which earned her a new personal best and the No. 7 best BYU all-time finish (55.48). 

Abraham Alvarado also competed and finished first in the 800m race with a time of 1:49.4.

The Cougars head to Seattle, Washington, to compete at the MPSF Indoor Track and Field Championships on Friday, March 9. 

Recent Stories

Cierra Tidwell Allphin in 2022
Cougars travel to San Diego for Aztec Invitational

After six combined event wins at Stanford last weekend, BYU women’s and men’s track and field heads to its second…

Ashton Riner-Lunt throws the javelin at the 2022 NCAA West Preliminary.
Throwers, sprinters shine to start outdoor season at Stanford

BYU women’s track and field opened its outdoor season with two event wins and valuable early experience for its…