Three Student-Athletes Competing at Meet for Third Time
Three Cowboys and Cowgirls Making Third Appearance at Regions
DeStefano and Anderson Won Events at MW Championships
Cowgirl Junior Runs School Record in Steeplechase
Meet Begins with Multi-Events on Wednesday
2014 Mountain West Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Laramie, Wyo.
2014 Cowpoke Open
2013-14: During the indoor season threw the weight throw and placed fifth in the event at the MW Championships...top performance was 65-11 to win the Powder River Dual on Jan. 31...also won the Rocky Mountain Classic on Feb. 21 with a toss of 63-2 1/4...finished in the top three at five of the seven meets he threw the weight throw in...during the outdoor season competed in the hammer...top performance was a throw of 198-0 to place second at the Cowpoke Open on May 3...placed sixth in the event at the MW Championships with a toss of 194-10...qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary in the hammer, but did not record a mark.
Before Wyoming: Transferred from Southern Utah in the summer of 2013 after spending two years on a Mormon mission in Chile...earned All-Summit League honors in 2011 as a true freshman by placing third in the hammer throw at 184-10...owned personal bests of 184-10 in the hammer and 51-0 in the weight throw...completed his prep career at Lovell High School for coach Chad Lindsay, a former Cowboy and previous school record holder in the shot put....as a senior in 2010 won the Class 2A shot put and discus titles.
Personal: Majoring in spanish and criminal justice at UW.