TRACK & FIELD: The Wolverines finished Friday's first day of the two-day National Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships leading all five teams with a score of 95 at BYU's Clarence F. Robison Track. Utah Valley's men's team was in second place with a score of 44 points.
Senior Mariama Salifu broke two meet records as she finished in first place in the preliminary rounds in both the 100- and 200-meter dashes. Her times were 11.84 and 24.12, respectfully. Sophomore Rachelle St. Jeor also broke the previous school record in the women's pole vault, reaching a height of 10 feet, 6 3/4 inches.
Utah Valley won both the men's and women's 3,000-meter steeplechases, highlighted by junior Chase Englestead, who finished nearly 30 seconds ahead of the nearest competition. In the women's steeplechase, Utah Valley took the top three spots, as junior Karinne Bentley came from behind to win with a time of 11:45.32.