Women’s track and field competed in the two day Don Kirby Elite Invitational on Feb. 11 and 12 in Albuquerque. Nine athletes made new personal bests and some even tied school records.

Day 1

Iesha Hamm tied the school record in high jump at 1.83 meters. This beat her 1.79 meter personal best. The 1.83 meter high jump is tied with Nicola Ader and Tijera Avery.

Naiah Boardingham also tied a school record and broke a personal record in long jump. Boardingham went 6.00 meters which has not been done by a Nevada athlete since 2001 by Beck Krupa.

In the 200 meter dash, there were three athletes who got personal bests. Liillian Gregg went 25.38, Kylie Burton went 25.80 and Sarah Marske finished at 26.35.

Burton also had a personal best in the 400 meter dash at a time of 59.61.

Carolyn Ross had a personal best in the 400 meter dash. She had a time of 58.56 which beat her old best 59.04. In long jump, Maria Milani got a new high distance of 5.58 meters. 

Day 2

Camrin Dolcini had a pole vault height of 3.82 meters which is a new Nevada all-time height. This height is also the seventh highest in the Mountain West.

Marske set a personal best in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.94. Rayven Nealey went 7.73 in the 60 meter dash which beat her old best of 7.84.

The track and field team will compete in the Mountain West Indoor Championships on Feb. 24 through the 26. 


Kelsey Middleton can be reached at kelseymiddleton@sagebrush.unr.edu or on Twitter @kelsmiddleunr