Wednesday, May 9, 2018

EWU's Quintin Porterfield gets Eagles on scoreboard in Big Sky Championships...

MOSCOW, Idaho—Eastern Washington freshman Quintin Porterfield finished eighth in the decathlon competition at the Big Sky Championships Wednesday at the Dan O’Brien Track & Field Complex on the campus of the University of Idaho.

Porterfield ran 16.27 in the 110 hurdles, then threw the discus 89-0 (27.13m).

He then pole vaulted 11-2.25 (3.41m), then threw the javelin 125-0 (38.09m), before running the 1500 in 4:57.24.

Sophomore Forrest Wallace also competed, placing 10th overall with 5,657 points, moving up from 13th at the break. He took second in both the javelin (158-3/48.25m) and the 1,500 meters (4:34.02).

Donte Robinson of Portland State was the overall winner with 7307 points.

In the women’s heptathlon, Eagle freshman Jessica Linde (above/photo courtesy EWU Athletics) placed ninth with 4,319 points. Her best finish was in the 800-meter run, placing third with a time of 2:25.51, good for 750 points. Freshman Cierra Kohlman also competed on the women's side, taking 13th overall with 3,732 points.

Idaho State’s Ashley Vanvleet won the heptathlon title with 5105 points.

The Big Sky release is available here, with links to results.

NOTE: The Big Sky Conference, Eastern Washington University and Finished Results contributed to this report.

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