BYU track: Graham sets personal-best at Mark Faldmo Invite

By Mason Porter

For the Deseret News

Published: Saturday, April 20 2013 8:29 p.m. MDT

LOGAN, Utah - David Graham took third place in the men’s 800-meter run at the Utah State Mark Faldmo Invite on Saturday morning with a personal-best time of 1:50.53.

“We had a really good showing in the 800 today,” head coach Mark Robison said. “Overall it was a good weekend for us. We’re looking forward to the home meet next weekend. We just want to keep making progress.”

BYU redshirt Marcus Dickson ran unattached in the 800 meters and took first place with a time of 1:48.71. Fellow Cougar Brad Nye took fourth place in 1:52.27.

Jameson Shirley took second in the pole vault competition, clearing a height of 16-00.75. Kyle Brown and Tyler Brown also competed in the event, but did not register a height.

In the discus throw, Aaron Clark took second place, throwing a distance of 157-03.00. Clinton Prestwich took seventh in the event with a mark of 144-01.00.

Next weekend the Cougars host the Robison Invitational at Clarence F. Robison Track and Field Complex in Provo.

Mason Porter is a Sports Information Director for BYU Athletic Communications. Contact him at mretrop@gmail.com.

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