Colorado Closes Out 2022 – University of Colorado Athletics

Colorado Closes Out 2022 - University of Colorado Athletics

COLORADO SPRINGS — The University of Colorado track and field program closed out the 2022 calendar year on the second day of the Colorado Running Company Pre-Holiday Open here Saturday with the shot put and heptathlon in competition.
Nick Bianco and Troy Colleran finished up the heptathlon with the 60-meter hurdles, pole vault and 1,000-meter dash. Bianco won the 60-meter hurdles portion in 8.30 while Colleran ran 8.93. The pole vault came up next with Colleran clearing 4.40m (14-5.25) while Bianco unfortunately no-heighted. Bianco finished out the day with a seventh-place finish in the 1,000-meter run at 2:54.65 while Colleran ran 3:05.66 for 11th.
Colleran finished seventh in the event with 5,039 points while Bianco finished 13th with 4,359 points.
In the shot put, Isaiah Bouchard finished sixth throwing 12.81 meters (42-0.5) while Jane Powers finished 11th on the women’s side throwing 11.01 meters (36-1.5).
The Buffaloes head into finals and winter break before returning for the first home meet of the season January 13th and 14th.
Men’s Shot Put: 1. Nathaniel Miller (CSUP) 17.88m (58-8); 6. Isaiah Bouchard (COLO) 12.81m (42-0.5)
Men’s Heptathlon: 1. Connor McLean (WSTC) 5,611; 7. Troy Colleran (COLO) 5,039; 13. Nick Bianco (COLO) 4,359
Women’s Shot Put: 1. Katherine Higgins (CSUP) 14.12m (46-4); 11. Jane Powers (COLO) 11.01m (36-1.5)
Men’s 60 Prelims: 1. Brian Mosley Jr. (UCCS) 6.73; 10. Aidan Christiansen (COLO) 7.09
Men’s Long Jump: 1. Daryon Wilson (UCCS) 7.36m (24-1.75); 10. Aidan Christiansen (COLO) 6.61m (21-8.25)
Men’s Weight Throw: 1. Tyler Sconce (COLO) 18.95m (62-2.25); 5. Lars Atkinson (COLO) 15.89m (52-1.75)
Men’s Heptathlon Day 1: 1. Aaron Worrell (AZUSA) 3093; 6. Troy Colleran (COLO) 2937; 10. Nick Bianco (COLO) 2733; 15. Jackson Meyer (COLO) 1562; 16. Noah Bouchard (COLO) 1523
Women’s Weight Throw: 1. Anna Holland (UCCS) 18.02m (59-1.5); 6. Jane Powers (COLO) 14.78m (48-6)
Women’s Pentathlon: 1. Lexie Keller (CSU) 4137; 4. Avery McMullen (COLO) 3933; 5. Jada Green (COLO) 3824; 6. Eva Bruce (COLO) 3702; 7. Allie Routledge (COLO) 3641; 11. Riley Burkey (COLO) 3098

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