Wyoming Track and Field Wraps Up NCAA Indoor Championships

March 9, 2002

Laramie, Wyo. -- Senior triple jumperQuincy Howe nabbed All-American honors for the secondconsecutive year Saturday as the University of Wyomingclosed competition at the 2002 NCAA Indoor Track and FieldChampionships in Fayateville, Ark.

Howe, one of two UW atheltes in action Saturday and thelone member of the Cowboy squad to qualify for nationals,flew 52-3 3/4 in the triple jump to place seventh and takehome All-American laurels. Louisianna State University'sWalter Davis won the event with a mark of 56-6 1/2.

"Quincy had a real solid performance," Wyoming headcoach Don Yentes said. "He was hoping for a little bitbetter, but he earned All-American again and he's veryexcited about that."

Sophomore Andrea Batt also took the national stageSaturday, competing in the shot put a day after teammatesJulie Thomas took part in the women's weight throw andShauna Smith ran the 400 meters.

Batt checked in with a heave of 50-4 3/4 in the shot put,good for 15th place. Cleopatra Borel of UMBC won thewomen's shot put with a throw of 57-5.

"Andrea had a couple throws she didn't get off realclean and that hurt her," Yentes said. "But she went andcompeted hard."

The NCAA Championships wrapped the indoor season forWyoming. The Cowboys and Cowgirls open the 2002 outdoorslate March 23 at the New Mexico Invitational inAlbuquerque, N.M.

Men's Triple JumpResults-Final-Saturday 3/9/02

RANKATHLETESCHOOLMARKPOINTS1Walter Davis LSU56-6 1/2102Miguel Pate Alabama54-2 1/283Adrian Ghioroaie UTEP53-564Aarik WIlson Indiana53-355Marice Robinson Arkansas52-7 1/246Truan Smith LSU52-6 1/237Quincy Howe Wyoming52-3 3/428Josh Rollins Georgetown52-1 3/419Hasaan Reddick Indiana51-3 1/210Jason Ward Texas50-11 1/2

FINAL MEN'S TEAM SCORES1. Tennesse62.56. South Carolina17.52. Alabama477. Clemson173. LSU448. Kansas164. Arkansas399. Oregon155. Villanova209. Mississippi St.1554. Wyoming2

1Cleopatra BorelSRUMBC 57-5 102Austra SkujyteSRKansas St. 55-9 83Lisa GriebelSRIowa St 54-10 1/4 64Candice ScottSOFlorida 54-8 55Jillian CamarenaSOStanford 54-0 46Jessica CosbySOUCLA 53-10 1/2 37Ashely DorseySRUT-Arlington 53-9 3/4 28Jamine MotonSRClemson 53-8 1/4 19Amber CrumbonSRW. Illinois 52-1010Stephanie BrownSOCal-Poly 52-5 1/215Andrea BattSOWyoming 50-4 3/4

1) LSU 575) N Carolina 25 2) UCLA 435) Stanford 25 3) Florida 358) Indiana 23 4) S Carolina 319) Arizona 19 5) Rice 2510) Arkansas 18.50