Wyoming Track Nets Six All-Conference Awards

Feb. 28, 2011

LARAMIE, Wyo. - Five individuals and one relay team from the University of Wyoming were honored Monday by being named as All-Conference selections by the Mountain West Conference in indoor track.

All-Conference selections are awarded to the top three finishers in each event at the MWC Indoor Track Championships, which were Feb. 24-26.

The Cowboys had three selections, starting with Mario Harris, who won the 60-meter dash and was second in the 200-meter dash. Jeremiah James won the long jump, and Tyler Skinner was second in the men's high jump.

The Cowgirls were led by Afiya Walker, who won the 400-meter dash for the second straight year, and Ashley Hutchinson, who finished third in the weight throw.

The women's 4-by-400-meter relay team of Erin Kirby, Lindsey Simmons, Diana Long and Walker finished third.