Track and field excels at SDSU Last Chance

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor


That’s what Trent Francom jumped in the pole vault for the third time in his collegiate track career.  

Francom is the only Jackrabbit to reach the 17-foot mark.

It wasn’t just Francom who impressed during the SDSU Last Chance meet.

Caleb Bray and Mitchel Acker, both sophomores, finished in first and second place. Both Bray and Acker set personal-bests.

Freshman Ben Olson won his first mile, with a time of 4:21.51.

In the 800-meter, the Jacks won the first top-five spots. Derek Boekelheide won the race with a 1:53.09 for the tenth-best score in school history.

The Jacks also made a excelled in the field.

In the high jump, long jump and triple jump, the Jackrabbits swept. Addison Eisenbeisz won the women’s high jump, Emily Altenburg won the women’s long jump and Chloe Holtz won the women’s triple jump.

On the men’s side, Riley Sears won the high jump, Bryant Courter won the long jump and Sage Hagen won the triple jump.  

Up next, the Jackrabbits will host the Summit League Indoor Championships 9:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 22. The meet will conclude on Saturday.