Cougars continue Pac-12 Championships, book additional spots in Sunday finals

Cougars continue Pac-12 Championships, book additional spots in Sunday finals

 WALNUT, Calif. — Washington State men’s and women’s track and field teams combined for four top-five finishes with four track athletes punching tickets into Sunday finals in the second of three days at the Pac-12 Track & Field Championships Saturday at Hilmer Lodge Stadium.

True freshman Louie Hinchliffe qualified for the men’s 100-meter dash finals with a second-place finish in 10.25 in the first prelim heat.  Parker Duskin, also in his conference championships debut, advanced through the men’s 110-meter hurdles prelim with a personal-best 14.36 to finish eighth in the men’s field.

Micaela De Mello notched a season-best 13.09 to qualify for the women’s 100-meter hurdles final and Elena Willems lived to fight another day in the women’s 800-meter run with a 2:06.63 to qualify in ninth overall.


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2023 Pac-12 Track & Field Championships Day 2 Results

WSU Track Results:

Men’s 110m Hurdles Prelim
Parker Duskin (Heat 2): 14.36q, 8th (5th in heat 2) [PR]
– John Parades (Heat 2): 14.46, 10th (6th in heat 2) [collegiate debut]
Women’s 100m Hurdles Prelim
Micaela De Mello (Heat 1): 13.09q, 5th (3rd in heat 1) [SB]
Men’s 400m Dash Prelim
Ethan Willems (Heat 2): 48.35, 13th (6th in heat 2)
Women’s 400m Dash Prelim
Jasneet Nijjar (Heat 1): 54.46, 12th (4th in heat 1)
Men’s 100m Dash Prelim
Louie Hinchliffe (Heat 1): 10.25q, 4th (2nd in heat 1)
Mason Lawyer (Heat 2): 10.47, 12th (4th in heat 2)
Bode Brewer (Heat 3): 10.61, 17th (5th in heat 3)
Women’s 100m Dash Prelim
Elise Unruh-Thomas (Heat 1): 11.74, 13th (5th in heat 1)
Skyler Walton (Heat 3): 11.64, 11th (4th in heat 3)
Men’s 800m Run Prelim
Jacob Easton (Heat 2): 1:55.33, 13th (6th in heat 2)
Evan Gonzalez (Heat 1): 1:55.76, 15th (5th in heat 1)
Aiden Emerson (Heat 2): 1:58.35, 16th (7th in heat 2)
Kyle Ortega-Gammill (Heat 3): 1:59.11, 18th (5th in heat 3)
Women’s 800m Run Prelim
Elena Willems (Heat 1): 2:06.63q, 9th
Neema Kimtai (Heat 3): 2:08.33, 13th
Men’s 3,000m Steeplechase
Kelvin Limo: 8:52.52, 4th
Sam Griffith: 9:05.93, 8th
Women’s 3,000m Steeplechase
Caroline Jerotich: 10:17.00, 8th
WSU Field Results:
Women’s Hammer Throw

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