SEATTLE, Wash. - The Alaska Anchorage track & field team completed Day 2 of University of Washington Invitational with six NCAA provisionally qualifying marks on Saturday at the Dempsey Area.
Combined with four provisional times from Friday, the Seawolves' indoor track & field debut was a success with 10 PV qualifying times - both UAA's distance medley teams furnished PV times, while senior Ruth Keino and freshman Dylan Anthony each posted a PV time in the 5,000 meters on Friday.
On Saturday, the Seawolves received two PV times in the 3,000 meters. Micah Chelimo, the defending NCAA Div. II 5,000-meter champion in outdoors and cross country, posted a time of 8:14.15, while Susan Tanui, the NCAA runner-up in cross country, crossed at 9:38.71.
All-American Alfred Kangogo registered a provisional time in the one mile race with a time of 4:10.52, while Joe Day (1:53.05) and Ethan Hewitt (48.84) recorded PV times in the 800 meters and 400 meters, respectively.
Registering a PV mark in the men's heptathlon was UAA newcomer Cody Thomas. Thomas garnered 4,648 points after seven events, good for ninth place overall. Today, Thomas posted times of 9.70 in the 60-meter hurdles and 2:50.64 in the 1,000 meters, while posting a leap of 11-5.75 in the pole vault.
The Seawolves will return home and won't return to action until Feb. 8-9 for the Husky Classic, which takes place again on the Washington campus.