SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Utah State's men's and women's track and field teams won three event titles as part of nine Top-5 finishes Friday at Sacramento State's Mondo Mid-Major Challenge at Hornet Stadium.

Heading into Saturday's final day of competition at Hornet Stadium, USU's women sit in first place with a one-point advantage, 25-24, over Western Athletic Conference foe Fresno State, while the Aggie men are in second place with 26 points, trailing host Sacramento State (32 points).

Winning events for the Aggies Friday were senior Daniel Howell, junior Jon Goble and freshman Mariah Thompson.

Howell won the 5000m with a personal-best time of 14:12.41, ranking fifth all-time in Utah State history. Goble won five of the 10 decathlon events to capture the title with a personal-best point total of 6,603, which ranks ninth in USU history. Thompson took top honors in the high jump clearing a personal-best 1.70m (5-07.00).

Joining Goble in the Top 5 of the decathlon were fellow juniors Jordan McMurray in third place (5,444 points) and Sam Hawkins in fifth place (5,209 points), respectively. The point totals for McMurray and Hawkins are also personal-best marks.

Freshman Jodi Williams finished second in the high jump as she cleared 1.65m (5-05.00) to tie her personal-best height. Sophomores Kyle McKenna, Bryce Hall and Cherice Chugg also placed in the Top 5 of their respective events with McKenna placing third in the 5000m (14:38.46), while Hall placed fourth in the discus (48.09m, 157-09) and Chugg captured fifth in the 5000m (18:31.60).

Saturday's action will kick off at 12 p.m. MT with the women's 4x100m relay and is set to conclude with the men's 4x400m relay at 4 p.m. All times subject to change. Live results are available on utahstateaggies.com.

UTAH STATE RESULTS MONDO MID-MAJOR CHALLENGE

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. APRIL 13, 2012

WOMEN'S TEAM SCORES

1. Utah State 25

2. Fresno State 24

3. UC Davis 17

4. Portland State 10

4. Academy of Art 10

6. Sacramento State 9

7. Nevada 8

8. Idaho 5

MEN'S TEAM SCORES

1. Sacramento State 32

2. Utah State 26

3. Idaho 14

3. Montana 14

5. Fresno State 13

6. UC Davis 9

7. Portland State 5

WOMEN'S INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

5000m - 5. Cherice Chugg, 18:31.60

High Jump - 1. Mariah Thompson, 1.70m (5-07.00); 2. Jodi Williams, 1.65m (5-05.00)

Long Jump - 6. Daphne Jones, 5.28m (17-04.00)

Heptathlon - 7. McKenzie Johnson, 4,139 points; 8. Kali Hamby, 3,809 points; 9. Jen Schiess Noorlander, 3,792 points

Hept. 100m Hurdles - 6. McKenzie Johnson, 16.44; 7. Jen Schiess Noorlander, 16.78; 9. Kali Hamby, 17.77

Hept. 200m - 4. Kali Hamby, 26.77; 6. McKenzie Johnson, 27.03; 9. Jen Schiess Noorlander, 28.53

Hept. 800m - 1. McKenzie Johnson, 2:19.90; 3. Kali Hamby, 2:24.60; 9. Jen Schiess Noorlander, 2:53.54

Hept. High Jump - 2. Jen Schiess Noorlander, 1.56m (5-01.25); T-7. McKenzie Johnson, 1.38m (4-06.25); T-7. Kali Hamby, 1.38m (4-06.25)

Hept. Long Jump - 4. McKenzie Johnson, 5.17m (16-11.50); 6. Kali Hamby, 4.91m (16-01.50); 10. Jen Schiess Noorlander, 4.38m (14-04.50)

Hept. Shot Put - 4. Jen Schiess Noorlander, 10.12, (33-02.50); 7. McKenzie Johnson, 9.73m (31-11.25); 8. Kali Hamby, 8.74m (28-08.25)

Hept. Javelin - 3. Jen Schiess Noorlander, 32.75m (107-05); 8. McKenzie Johnson, 22.45m (73-08); 9. Kali Hamby, 22.24m (72-11)

MEN'S INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

5000m - 1. Daniel Howell, 14:12.41; 3. Kyle McKenna, 14:38.46; 6. Brian McKenna, 15:04.67; 7. Chris Martinez, 15:05.09; 11. Nick Bolinder, 15:26.66

Discus - 4. Bryce Hall, 48.09m (157-09)

Decathlon - 1. Jon Goble, 6,603 points; 3. Jordan McMurray, 5,444 points; 5. Sam Hawkins, 5,209 points

Dec. 100m - 1. Jon Goble, 11.27; 3. Sam Hawkins, 11.80; 4. Jordan McMurray, 11.87

Dec. 110m Hurdles - 2. Jon Goble, 15.65; 3. Jordan McMurray, 16.36; 5. Sam Hawkins, 18.72

Dec. 400m - 1. Jon Goble, 51.74; 2. Sam Hawkins, 52.37; 5. Jordan McMurray, 54.55

Dec. 1,500m - 2. Sam Hawkins, 4:42.38; 4. Jon Goble, 5:10.92; 5. Jordan McMurray, 5:12.59

Dec. High Jump - 2. Jon Goble, 1.81m (5-11.25); 3. Jordan McMurray, 1.78m (5-10.00); 5. Sam Hawkins, 1.60m (5-03.00)

Dec. Long Jump - 2. Jon Goble, 5.93m (19-05.50); 4. Jordan McMurray, 5.65m (18-06.50); 5. Sam Hawkins, 5.56m (18-03.00)

Dec. Pole Vault - 1. Jon Goble, 4.36m (14-03.50); 3. Sam Hawkins, 3.36m (11-00.25); 5. Jordan McMurray, 2.86m (9-04.50)

Dec. Shot Put - 2. Jon Goble, 12.06m (39-07.00); 4. Jordan McMurray, 10.94m (35-10.75); 5. Sam Hawkins, 9.56m (31-04.50)

Dec. Discus - 1. Jon Goble, 37.49m (123-00); 4. Jordan McMurray, 29..97m (98-04); 5. Sam Hawkins, 28.12m (92-03)

Dec. Javelin - 1. Jon Goble, 53.83m (176-07); 2. Jordan McMurray, 45.11m (148-00); 5. Sam Hawkins, 36.80m (120-09)

Doug Hoffman is the assistant athletic director for Utah State University Athletic Media Relations.