Tuwei leads strong Warrior effort in indoor debut
PULLMAN - Junior Eric Tuwei had a strong day by placing second in the 3,000-meter run and sixth in the mile in the seventh annual Washington State University Indoor Meet, which concluded at the WSU Indoor Practice Facility on Saturday.
The two-day meet served as the season opener for the Warrior indoor track athletes.
Tuwei was one of a handful of LCSC athletes competing in the meet against a number of Pacific Northwest schools. His time in the 3,000 meters was 9 minutes 4.01 seconds. He also was timed in 4:34.69 in the mile run.
Kirstin Smith set a school record in the women's shot put with a throw of 37- feet 8.5 inches. That throw placed her eighth overall. She also was 21st in the women's weight throw at 35-10.5. Teammates Melissa Neuman and Alicia Blum finished 17th and 19th respectively in the weight throw. Neuman's toss of 38-4.25 set a school mark, while Blum was at 36-8.25
Nathan Uhlorn also set an LCSC record with a throw of 43-10.75 in the shot put, which placed him ninth overall.
Grant Eldridge finished 13th in the mile at 4:41.70, while Scott Sweet and Jon Dalton finished 20th and 21st in the 800 run. Sweet's time was 2:10.02, while Dalton finished in 2:10.73.
The next action for the Warriors will be on Feb. 6-7 at the University of Idaho indoor meet.
Complete results on the WSU meet can be found by clicking on the link below.