Allen Wins High Jump to Lead UCCS Men at Boulder
Storm Allen cleared 6 feet, 6.75 inches to win the high jump and lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's track team in its first outdoor meet of the season, the Potts Invitational in Boulder.
Allen's effort topped those of Wyoming's Jared Grant and Air Force's Skyler Morgan.
Competing against mostly NCAA Division I competition, UCCS' Aaron Rubalcaba-Lopez grabbed fourth place in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 8 minutes, 59.74 seconds. Teammates Carlos Ruibal and Dan Pinter finished 10th and 12th respectively in the 20-runner field.
Four Mountain Lions competed in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, led by Alex Tiernan's third-place finish. Joel Keinitz took fourth, Gabe Small fifth and Dustin Simeons seventh.
In the 400 meters, David Hamer nabbed ninth while Alex Vazquez finished seventh in the 800.
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