CHENEY--Eastern Washington University opened its 2014 indoor track season with the annual Candy Cane indoor scoring meet with the University of Montana Friday at the Jim Thorpe Fieldhouse.
In the men's heptathlon, the Eagles' Nick Stearns is currently in second with a four-event score of 2435 points behind Montana's Austin Emry with 3083.
The women's pentathlon was won by Montana's Shayle Dezellem with a score of 3313 points as the Grizzlies took the top three places. Katrina Chamberlain was the Eagles' top finisher in fourth with 2764 points.
The meet resumes Saturday. Scores from the multi-events are available via the Eastern Washington track & field team home page.
Meanwhile, courtesy of Eastern Washington, here's a link to a preview of what to expect from the Eagles in the 2014 season, led by pole vaulter Keisa Monterola and thrower Jordan Arakawa (above/photo courtesy EWU Athletics), including a video interview with men's coach Stan Kerr, and women's coach Marcia Mecklenburg, both of which you can access here.
NOTE: The sports information department at Eastern Washington University contributed to this report.