PULLMAN, Wash. – In just her second official meet of the year, Trinity Western fourth-year pole vaulter Madison Evans (Calgary) earned the U SPORTS qualifying standard with a personal best clearance of 3.90m to finish third at the Washington State Open.
Evans is the first Spartan to earn automatic qualification for the national championships. She bettered her season-opening mark of 3.76m, which she cleared at last weekend's University of Washington Preview. Evans had previously cleared 3.90m at an unofficial Spartan meet at TWU's David E. Enarson Gym.
In triple jump, Mowa Adeleye (Calgary) jumped 11.64m, improving on her season-opening mark of 11.30m, which she jumped at the UW Preview.
On the men's side, Denzel Brown (Coquitlam, B.C.) finished second in triple jump with a mark of 14.30m. He was just off his indoor personal best of 14.42m, which he jumped last weekend at the UW Preview.
2nd – Denzel Brown – 14.30m
TWU continues to complete in the WSU Open Saturday, starting at 10 a.m. (PT).