Freshman Gunner Rigsby won the long jump event Friday as the Colorado track and field program opened its 2018 indoor season at the Potts Invitational in Boulder.

Rigsby captured his first title with a mark of 22 feet, 8 ½ inches on his second attempt. Teammate Dionne Taylor Jr. finished seventh in the long jump landing a 21-2.

In the high jump, two Buffs took home third-place honors, as Michaela Michaela Wenning cleared 5-7 ¼ , and Giancarlo Narvarte 6-5.

Bri Gibbs is quickly finding her groove in the women's pole vault as she tied for second with a mark of 11-11 ¾ , also for the Buffs. It was her second top-two finish of this season.

The meet continues today with field events at 10 a.m. and track events at 1 p.m.


2018 Potts Invitational

Men Field Events

High Jump: (1. Nicholas Meihouse, CSU, 6-7/2.01) 3. Giancarlo Narvarte, 6-5/1.96; 6. Dionne Taylor Jr., 6-3.25/1.91

Long Jump: 1. Gunner Rigsby, 22'8.50''/6.92m, 7. Dionne Taylor Jr 21'2''/6.45m

Weight Throw: (1. Alex Blaho, CSU, 60'6.75''/18.46m) 8. Matthew Denton, 50'2.75''/15.31m, 9. Grayson Webber, 49'8.50''/15.15m, 10. Austin Swanson, 48'8.75''/14.85m, 12. Caleb Penner, 47'10''/14.58m, 13. Aaron Haigler, 39'2.50''/11.95m

Pole Vault: (1. Connor Stevens, Air Force, 16'8.75''/5.10m) T3. Andrew Ghizzone, 15'11''/4.85m, 9. Aaron Carmichael, 13'11.25''/4.25m, T10. Nate Gravelding, 11'11.75''/3.65m, T10. Davis Butte, 11'11.75''/3.65m


Women Field Events

Pole Vault: (1. Gabby Smith, CSU, 12-5.5/3.8) T2. Bri Gibbs, 11-11.75/3.65

Weight Throw: (1. Kelcey Bedard, CSU, 61'5.75''/18.74m) 6. Elisa Grandemange, 54'3.25''/16.54m, 8. Mariah Walker, 49'0.75''/14.95m

High Jump: (1. Shelley Spires, Air Force, 5'11.25''/1.81m) T3. Michaela Wenning, 5'7.25''/1.71m, T3. Rajon O'Quinn, 5'7.25''/1.71m, T6. Maja Wichhart-Donzo, 5'5.25''/1.66m, T8. Drianna Mustin, 5'3.25''/1.61m