Saturday, April 14, 2018

Eastern's Alexis Rolan takes three events at Pelluer Invitational in Cheney...


CHENEY—Eastern Washington freshman Alexis Rolan (above/photo courtesy EWU Athletics) won three events Saturday to highlight competition at the Arnie Pelluer Invitational at Roos Field on the campus of Eastern Washington.

Rolan was involved in a dead heat with teammate Rebecca Tarbert in the 100 meters, running 12.37 into a -2.8 meter per second headwind, then won the 200 meters in 25.37 into a -3.3 headwind.

Though aided by a +2.7 tailwind, Rolan won the long jump with a mark of 19-5.5 (5.93m), a mark that moves her to second on the Big Sky performance list.

Horizontal jumper Keshun McGee of the Eagles took care of business in both the long and triple jumps, winning both events.

He won the long jump at 23-8.25 (7.22m) and the triple jump at 51-2.25 (15.60m), with both marks wind-aided.

Other notable marks:

—Central Washington’s outstanding decathlete Kodiak Landis won the 100 (11.15), was third in the long jump (23-1.75/7.05m), and was fourth in the 110 hurdles (15.77), while no-heighting in the pole vault; 

—Heptathlete Ali Anderson of Central Washington won the 400 in 56.84; was fourth in the 200 (26.30) and was fifth in the long jump (18-4.25/5.59m); 

—Eastern’s Erin Clark won the pole vault for the third straight time at this meet, clearing 12-8.75 (3.88m); 

—The Eagles got a solid performance from Tierra White in the women’s high jump (5-7/1.70m), as well as from Logan Stahl (1:55.03) in the men’s 800, not to mention Parker Bowden (14.69) in the 110 hurdles; 

—After Washington State cancelled their scheduled home meet, several athletes made the trip to Cheney, as Aoife Martin (166-7/50.78m) won the women’s hammer; Kaitlin Krouse (150-7/45.89m) took the women’s discus; Tyler Jackson (173-11/53.00m) won the men’s discus; and Amani Brown (208-6/63.55m) won the men’s hammer.


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

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