Thursday, January 21, 2010

WSU hosts Cougar Indoor Invitational meet this weekend...

PULLMAN--The Cougar Indoor Invitational meet is set for Friday and Saturday, Jan. 22-23, in the Indoor Track Facility featuring teams from Idaho, Eastern Washington, Utah State, Montana, Whitworth and Community Colleges of Spokane and host Washington State in the two-day meet that includes a men's heptathlon and women's pentathlon.

Friday's events includes all five women's pentathlon events, the first four men's heptathlon events, both men's and women's weight throws, and the men's long jump and pole vault, with action underway at 2:30 p.m., and the remaining events beginning Saturday at 9 a.m.

Trent Arrivey (above/photo courtesy Washington State University) holds the meet record in the men's high jump at 2.20m/7-2 1/2 (2009) and will be competing this weekend. Returning champions from 2009 meet include: Princess Joy Griffey (WSU, 60m), Lauren Schaffer (Idaho, 800m), Breeana Chadez (Idaho, high jump), Mykael Bothum (Idaho, shot put), Marlon Murray (WSU, 60m), and Luke Lemenager (WSU, 800m).

Results will be posted on the track & field page at

NOTE: The sports information office at Washington State University contributed to this report.

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