BYU All-American Anu Kaljurand exceeded the NCAA provisional mark in the long jump while setting a Minnesota Field House and meet record of 20 feet 101/2 inches at the Minnesota Invitational Saturday.
Kaljurand, a junior from Tallinn, Estonia, and teammates Shu-Hwa Wang and Cathie Guischard also tested themselves against Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee, who exhibited in two events.In the 55m hurdles, Kaljurand placed first of collegians (7.94) and Wang second (7.96) while chasing Joyner-Kersee (7.48). Later in the 55m dash, Guischard was first of collegians (7.07) behind Joyner-Kersee's Field House record time of 6.83.
Meanwhile in Pocatello at the Mountain States Games, Dorota Buczkowska cruised to a first-place victory in the 1600-meter run.
Buckowska was clocked in 4:58.34, the only runner in the event to break the five-minute mark.
Also in Pocatello, the 3000 was dominated by two BYU All-Americans - former Cougar Nicole Birk edged Leanne Whitesides 9:45.80 to 9:47.81 for first place.