TRACK: BYU's Alicia Brimhall and Ben Higbee finished in second place in the heptathlon and decathlon, respectively, at the WAC Track and Field championships in Albuquerque, N.M., on Thursday.
In the heptathlon, Brimhall's 5,182 points was 300 points off the winning mark of 5,486, scored by Fresno State's Felecia Brown and almost 200 points off Brimhall's season-best 5,321. Cougars Shauna Rohbock scored 4,718 and Olina Karabinova a season-high 4,711 to grab the third and fourth spots.
In the decathlon, Higbee began the second day of competition just over 100 points behind Air Force's Marcus Nichols. But Nichols won three of the final five events to run away with the title, scoring 7,723 points to Higbee's 7,240.
The have the early lead in the team competition with 19 points. Fresno State is second with 13, New Mexico third and Colorado State fourth
The BYU men are in a three-way tie for first with Air Force and Fresno State, each having 10 points.