The Colorado track and field team was paced by the women on the final day of competition at the Air Force Invitational on Saturday by capturing multiple top-5 finishes.
The women's 200-meter finals were loaded with Buffs, as junior Rajon O'Quinn took home the event title in a personal-best time of 24.25. She moved into third overall in the CU women's all-time indoor best performers coming in behind Ana Holland (23.95). Alexandria Peters came in right behind O'Quinn, clocking a time of 24.92 to finish second. Tashay Brown rounded out the Colorado athletes in the event, racing to a 24.96 time to place fourth.
In the women's high jump, O'Quinn continued her spectacular day by tying for third with a mark of 5 feet, 7/1.70 inches.
Maja Wichart-Donzo captured the triple jump event title landing a 39-3.25/11.97 mark. Close behind her, coming in third was freshman Sarah Hopkins with a PR mark of 38-11.75/11.88.
In the women's 60-meter hurdles, Eriana Henderson captured a second-place finish after moving up one spot from the prelims with a time of 8.85.
David Merkel recorded a PR in the finals of the 400-meters, running a 49.55 to finish in fifth overall. Also on the men's side, Giancarlo Narvarte earned a PR in the high jump hitting a 6-6.75/2.00 to finish in fourth overall. Behind Narvarte in the high jump was teammate Dionne Taylor, finishing in fifth with a mark of 6-4.75/1.95.
At the Cadet Field House
Air Force Academy
Track Events - CU athletes only
SEMIS Men's 60 Meters: (1. Zach Johnson, Air Force, 6.79) t13. Abdiel Agramonte Moreno, 7.06)
SEMIS Women's 60 Meters: (1. Stachia Reuwsaat, Chadron State, 7.50) 2. Rajon O'Quinn, 7.61; 14. Tashay Brown, 7.86
FINALS Women's 200 Meters: 1. Rajon O'Quinn 24.25; 2. Alexandria Peters, 24.92; 4. Tashay Brown, 24.96
FINALS Men's 400 Meters: (1. Air Force, Sedacy Walden, 48.85) 5. David Merkel, 49.55
FINALS Men's 800 Meters: (1. Zac Petrie, Air Force, 1:54.35); 12. Luke Sheesley, 1:57.51
FINALS Women's 60 Meter Hurdles: (1. Janay Deloach, Nike, 8.15) 2. Eriana Henderson, 8.85
Men's Mile Relay: (1. Air Force, 3:17.41) 3. Colorado, 3:21.09
Women's Mile Relay: 1. Colorado, 3:49.72
Men's High Jump: (1. Zachary Blackham, BYU, 7-1.50/2.17) 4. Giancarlo Narvarte, 6-6.75/2.00; 5. Dionne Taylor Jr., 6-4.75/1.95
Women's High Jump: (1. Shelley Spires, Air Force, 6-1.50/1.87) t3. Rajon O'Quinn, 5-7/1.70; 15. Drianna Mustin, 4-11/1.50
Men's Triple Jump: (1. Cameron Gill, Western State, 49-0.75/14.95) 10. De'Jour Plunkett-Elliot, 44-4.25/13.49
Women's Triple Jump: (1. Maja Wichart-Donzo, 39-3.25/11.97) 3. Sarah Hopkins, 38-11.75/11.88
Men's Shot Put: (1. Darby Maier, Air Force, 55-9.75/17.01) 13. Austin Swanson, 39-4/11.99; 14. Greyson Webber, 36-0.25/10.98