Discus Starts Friday at 5 p.m. MT
Program Will Send a School-Record 15 Participants
Wyoming has 15 Student-Athletes Earn 22 Honors
First Cowboy Since 1999 to Win the Event at Conference Meet
All Four UW Athletes in Position to Score Points
2014 Mountain West Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Laramie, Wyo.
2014 Cowpoke Open
2013-14: Earned two All-MW honors, including a conference title in the decathlon, and set one facility record during the season...indoors placed third in the heptathlon at the MW Championships with 5,262 points, the second-highest total in Wyoming history...set personal bests in five of the heptathlon's seven events during the season...outdoors won the decathlon at the MW Championships with 6,841 points, the seventh-highest total in UW history and a Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex record...set personal bests in all 10 events of the decathlon during the season...named MW Academic All-Conference in the classroom.
2012-13: Indoors, finished fourth in the heptathlon at the MW Championships with a personal-best 4,994 points for UW's fifth-best total in the event...toward the total, earned a personal-best 8.26 in the 60-meter hurdles for first place, UW's sixth-best all-time mark for the event...achieved personal-best marks in five other events of the heptathlon at the league meet...redshirted the outdoor season and competed unattached...competed in the decathlon at the AF Relays where he placed first with 6,483 points, including first-place marks in the 100 meters, long jump, 400 meters, 110-meter hurdles and the 1,500 meters.
2011-12: During the indoor season, placed seventh in the high jump at the Blue & Silver Invite along with competing in the shot put and 60-meter hurdles ... finished third in the shot put at the MW Championships and competed in the 1,000 meters where he took fifth ... the outdoor season was highlighted by a third-place finish in the decathlon at the Jack Christiansen Invite and a fourth-place mark in the 400 meters at the Snowball Meet ... placed sixth in the long jump at the Tom Benich Invite and sixth in the 110-meter hurdles at the Fum McGraw meet.
Before Wyoming: Had an excellent high school career, including two Wyoming state 3A titles in the high jump and a fifth-place finish at the prestigious Simplot Games in the 60-meter hurdles ... showed versatility during his high school career, including duty at the 300-meter hurdles and the 4x400-meter relay ... was a four-year letterwinner in track and a three-year letterwinner in football ... also received academic letters all four years of high school.
Personal: Born Jan. 14 to Tom and Julie Sullivan ... recruited by Colorado State, Utah State, Air Force and Notre Dame ... majoring in physical education.