Fan Fan Charles made his debut performance in the 60 meters at the Air Force Collegiate Open in Colorado Springs.
The Cougars split up and half of the team traveled to Seattle to compete in the Husky Classic. The Husky Classic is traditionally a great venue for long distance runners, while the Air Force Collegiate Open is better designed for power events.
“There were a lot of improvements and good marks today,” hurdles and jumps coach Mark Robison said. “So we are just looking ahead to the MPSF meet and what’s ahead. There were a lot of really good performances today.”
Charles has been suffering from an injury all season and performed today for the first time in the 60m dash with a time of 6.91 and barely missed qualifying for finals.
Bejon Bryant finished in third place in the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.27, which is his new season best.
In Seattle, Jared Ward took second place in the invitational section of the 5K with a time of 13:42.17. Tyrell Yardley won the 400m with a time of 48.40. BYU also took second in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:13.18. Sean Adams, Tyrell Yardley, Mario Harper and Korey Smith ran in the relay.