LOGAN —After competing in four different meets last weekend, the Aggies will head to the Arizona State-hosted Sun Angel Classic in Tempe, Arizoa, Friday through Saturday, April 5-6, at the Joe Selleh Track at Sun Angel Stadium.
Action will get underway on Friday at 1 p.m. MDT with the women's hammer throw, while track events begin at 8 p.m., with the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase. The first day will end at 10 p.m. with the men's 5,000-meter run.
On Saturday, the Sun Angel Classic continues at 10 a.m. with the women's discus, while track events open with the women's 100-meter hurdles at 2:20 p.m., and end with the women's 1,500-meter run at 6:20 p.m.
A full schedule of events and a link to live results will be available on UtahStateAggies.com.
Last week, four men and four women Aggie distance runners placed their names on the all-time outdoor program list as junior Luke Beattie, senior James Withers and junior Sam Clausnitzer (10,000-meter), sophomore Katie Struthers (3,000-meter), senior Alyssa Snyder, freshman Mica Rivera, junior Josie Givens and sophomore Haydon Cooper (5,000-meter) etched their names on the program list.
On the women's side, senior distance runner Cierra Simmons-Mecham currently leads the Mountain West in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 10:07.84, setting the time at last week's Stanford Invitational, while senior thrower Brenn Flint leads the league in the shot put with a mark of 16.12m (52-10.75).
On the men's side, Beattie leads the Mountain West in the 10,000-meter run (29:00.82), while senior Leaugen Fray (7.39m/24-3) and junior Kyle Brost (15.01m (49-3) tops the conference in the long jump and triple jump, respectively. Freshman Chandler Obray is tied for first in the conference in the high jump with a leap of 2.05m (6-8.75). Three Aggies also lead the Mountain West in the shot put in junior Kyle Morris (18.11m/59-5), sophomore Josh Barclay (17.17m/56-4) and sophomore Christian Sonnenberg (15.24m/50). Morris javelin throw in the UC Irvine Collegiate Classic sits on top as well with a throw of 68.41m (224-5).
Junior javelin thrower and two-time First-Team All-American Sindri Gudmundsson, who owns the school record in the event and went on to become a javelin All-American for the second time in his career, will make his 2019 outdoor debut.