GOLDEN, Colo. - University of Colorado senior Jake Timmons tied for first in the high jump at the Colorado School of Mines Twilight Open on Friday night.
Timmons cleared a season-best height of 6 feet, 7 inches. He tied with Seun Ogunmodede (CSM), Seth Martin (UCCS) and James Douglas (unattached). On the women's side, freshman Kelsey English also reached a season-high at 5-7, placing third overall.
Junior Gwen Ricco competed in several events for the Buffs. She was fifth in the 60-meter hurdles (9.32) and placed eighth in the long jump (15-11 ¾).
In the throws circle, freshman Margaux Krahe placed second in the shot put after recording a toss of 39-07 ¾. Sophomore Kajsa Bank took fifth overall (37-00 ¼). Sophomore Kellie Lind was the top thrower for the Buffs in the weight throw, launching a throw of 42-04 ¾. Bank also threw the weight and placed seventh (41-03 ¾).
The Buffs are back in action Feb. 24-25 at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Indoor Track & Field Championships in Seattle, Wash.
CSM TWILIGHT OPEN
Women's 60-Meter Hurdles: 5. Gwen Ricco, 9.32
Women's High Jump: 3. Kelsey English, 5-7
Men's High Jump: t1. Jake Timmons, 6-7
Women's Long Jump: 8. Gwen Ricco, 15-11.75
Shot Put: 2. Margaux Krahe, 39-07.75; 5. Kajsa Bank, 37-00.25
Weight Throw: 6. Kellie Lind, 42-04.75; 7. Kajsa Bank, 41-03.75