Wolverines to host UVU Collegiate on Friday

By Jay Hinton

For the Deseret News

Published: Thursday, March 29 2012 11:43 a.m. MDT

UVU Collegiate Schedule

OREM — The Utah Valley University men's and women's track and field teams will host the second annual UVU Collegiate on Friday at the Hal Wing Track and Field.

Along with Utah Valley, all the Div. I in-state schools will be there along with Colorado Mesa University (formerly Mesa State) and Idaho State University.

Action gets underway at 8:30 a.m. with the women's hammer throw and the men's shot put. Jumping events begin at 10 a.m. with the men's and women's long jump.

The steeplechase will kick off the running events at 12:30 p.m. The meet will end around 4:30 p.m. with the 4x400 relays.

Admission is $2 for spectators 12 years of age and above.

The meet can be followed at www.runnercard.com.

The Wolverines have been off since the Aztec Invitational in San Diego two weeks ago. There, Aleina Eisenhauer-Winger recorded a pair of top-five finishes with a second-place finish in the 800-meter open (2:12.28) and a fifth-place finish in the 1,500-meter invitational (4:31.79).

Angela Baker led a pack of Wolverines in the 1,500-meter open with a first-place time of 4:43.54, while Ally Deeter (4:45.43) was second and Stephanie Talbot (4:51.48) was sixth.

Behind Eisenhauer-Winger in the 800 meters, Shelise Walker (2:13.44) was fourth.

Jay Hinton is a sports information assistant at Utah Valley University.

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