Western’s Track and Field Team was in action on Friday, Feb. 18 for the Western Colorado Alumni Open, the last meet before the Mountaineers hosted the indoor Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) meet on Friday, Feb 25. And Saturday, Feb. 26. The schedule for the conference championship can be found below:

You can read the Alumni Open event highlights from Western’s Track and Field page HERE.

Without further ado, here are some photos:

Malcom Wesley launches toward the sand in the long jump. Wesley won the event with a jump of 6.86 meters (more than 22 feet!)
Horizontal jump specialist Scott Grable takes off in the men’s long jump
Allison Beasley leads Gretchen Slattum and Alexia Thiros in the women’s mile run. Slattum took first in the event with a time of 5:20.80 while Thiros notched third with a time of 5:26.40.
Thiros leads a pack of unaffiliated runners
Mountaineer Will Johnson leads the pack. Johnson finished third in the men’s mile run with a time of 4:27.16 and fourth in the men’s 3000 meter with a time of 9:05.78
Turning the corner in the men’s 800 meter. Ryan Outler (second in photo) finished third with a time of 1:57.51
Mountaineer Jantzen Paris looks to edge out the competition
Mountaineer Nate Jackson keeps it fun in a short sprint
Graduate student Max Sawyer pre-race
Mountaineer Cade Michael runs alone. Michael finished first in the men’s 3000-meter race with a time of 8:38.73.
Celebrating seniors and graduate students post-meet