May 13, 2010
Louisiana Tech Notes
Louisiana Tech's Jesseka Jones scored a school record 4,969 points in the heptathlon breaking the old school record of 4,877 points set by Ambert Metoyer in 2005.
Idaho's Ulrike Hartz's heptathlon score of 5,601 points ranks third in school history and currently ranks fifth in the nation.
Idaho's Ulrike Hartz's javelin throw in the heptathlon competition, a throw of 168' 9" (51.45m), is a school record and ranks ninth in the nation. Hartz's mark broke the school record by over nine feet.
This is the first time since 2005 that someone from a school other than Utah State won, as Logan Moore won it in 2006 and then John Strang from 2007-09.
Boise State's Kurt Felix scored 7,412 points to win the decathlon. That point total currently ranks 14th in the nation.
Felix's point total is the most points scored in the decathlon at the WAC Championships since 1996.
Boise State's Kurt Felix score 7,412 points in the decathlon, a mark that ranks second in school history. The Boise State record in the decathlon is 7,712 points set in 1996 by Brian Davidson.
Utah State's Philip Noble ran a personal record time of 4:30.99 in the 1,500m - the final event of the decathlon - to overtake Fresno State's David Deal for second place.
Utah State's Philip Noble scored 6,828 points in the decathlon, ranking him eighth in school history.