Discus Starts Friday at 5 p.m. MT
Senior is UW's First National Meet Qualifier Since 2010
Fisher and Gardner Both Miss Top 12 by Less Than a Second
Program Will Send a School-Record 15 Participants
Number Ties for the Program's Most Ever
2014 Cowpoke Open
2013-14: Ran three all-time top 10 marks in Wyoming history during the season...indoors ran the ninth-fastest 5,000 meters in Wyoming history in 14:36.95 at the Husky Classic on Feb. 15...also posted the No. 10 time in the 3,000 meters in 8:18.51 to place fourth in the event at the MW Championships...also helped the distance medley relay place fourth at the conference meet...ran a personal-best 4:11.44 in the mile to place second at the Powder River Dual on Jan. 31...Outdoors ran 14:07.20 for fifth in the 5,000 meters at the MW Championships and the No. 8 all-time mark at UW...also placed eighth in the steeplechase at the conference meet...top steeplechase performance was 9:08.12 at the Mt. SAC Relays on April 17...qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary in the 5,000 meters.
2012-13: Season was highlighted by a 14:42.4 in the 5,000 meters at the Husky Classic...time ranked No. 8 all-time in UW's indoor records...competed at the MW indoor and outdoor championships for the Cowboys...ran the 3,000 and 5,000 meters indoors...ran the 5,000 and 10,000 meters outdoors...placed second in the 3,000 meters in 8:34 at the Husker Invite indoors...won the 800 meters in 1:56 at the Cowpoke Open outdoors...took third in the 5,000 meters in 15:23 at the Jack Christiansen Invite.
Before Wyoming: Coached by Jeff Marcus at Brush High School.
Personal: Parents are William and Irene Bowen ... has two older brothers and three younger sisters ... majoring in microbiology.