WALNUT, Calif. – Arizona Track and Field wrapped up the 2023 Pac-12 Championships on Sunday, with Talie Bonds claiming victory in the 100m hurdles. Bonds also finished third in the high jump and Trayvion White-Austin placed third for the men in the 200m.
Youssef Koudssi (discus), Alexa Porpaczy (high jump), Mackenna Orie (discus), Sir Jonathan Sims (triple jump), Logan Hasher (400m hurdles), and Alisa Lyesina (800m) all scored points for the Wildcats as well. The men’s team finished in fifth place overall at the meet, and the women ended in 10th.
Talie Bonds – Pac-12 Champion, 100m Hurdles | Third, High Jump
Trayvion White-Austin – Third, 200m
In the women’s high jump, Talie Bonds finished on the podium, placing third overall after clearing a height of 1.78m (5-10). Alexa Porpaczy scored in the event as well, also clearing a height of 1.78m (5-10) to finish sixth overall.
Youssef Koudssi got things started for the Wildcats with a sixth-place finish in the men’s discus. Koudssi had a big personal best throw of 58.56m (192-1) on his fifth attempt that moved him from ninth place up to sixth. That mark also puts him ninth all-time in school history.
Mackenna Orie posted a huge personal best throw in the women’s discus of 54.36m (178-4) to finish sixth overall after scoring in the shot put yesterday. That mark is 10th all-time in Arizona school history.
Sir Jonathan Sims finished seventh overall in the men’s triple jump to earn points for the Wildcats, posting a leap of 14.75m (48-4.75).
Taylen Wise narrowly missed out on scoring in the women’s triple jump, finishing ninth overall with a leap of 12.47m (40-11).
Talie Bonds headlined day three for the Wildcats, winning the women’s 100m hurdles final with a time of 12.75. Bonds’ victory was the first for any women in the event at the Pac-12 Championships in Arizona history. She has now won five consecutive 100m hurdles races. Her PR and school record time this year still remains fourth in the nation as well and fifth all-time in Pac-12 History. Additionally, Taylen Wise finished ninth in the event, just missing out on a top-eight finish.
Trayvion White-Austin clocked a huge PR time in the men’s 200m final to propel himself to a podium finish in the event. His time of 20.44 not…
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