ASIA SMITH EARNS FIFTH PLACE HEPTATHLON FINISH AT MW CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Smith records PR in the high jump, long jump and 800m

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May 10, 2018 (Clovis) - Asia Smith wrapped up the second day of the heptathlon Thursday evening, earning a fifth place finish at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium in Clovis, Calif. Smith finished with a personal best 5,100 points and earned four crucial points for the Aztecs, who are seeking their fourth MW Outdoor Championship in the past six years.

Smith’s leap of 19’ 2” in the long jump, earned her second place. She bested her previous best mark by an incredible nine inches.

Smith finished in tenth in the javelin throw with a mark of 85’ 9”, her second best distance of the season.

In her final event, the 800 meter run, Smith had another tenth place finish, clocking in at 2:33.78.

UP NEXT

The rest of the Aztecs will begin to compete in the Mountain West Championships on Friday. There will be the finals for the shot put, long jump, and high jump. Lisa-Anne Barrow enters the meet with a conference best leap of 20’ 9.25” in the long jump. There will also be the prelims for all track events. All events will be streamed live on FloTrack, which is available with a monthly subscription.

THE NOTE

Finishing just her second career heptathlon, Asia Smith ended up recording three personal bests – the high jump, long jump and 800 meter run to finish with a personal best 5,110 points.

2018 Mountain West Outdoor Championships

May 10, 2018 -- Day Two

Clovis, Calif.

Veteran's Memorial Stadium

Heptathlon Day Two

Overall Scores

1. Jestena Mattson (Fresno St.) -- 5511 points

5. Asia Smith (SDSU) - 5110 points *PR*

Long Jump

1. Jestena Mattson (Fresno St.) – 19’ 8.25”w (6.00m) (+3.2)

2. Asia Smith (SDSU) – 19’ 2” (5.84m) (+1.9) – 801 points *PR*

Javelin Throw

1. Kyra Mohns (New Mexico) - 137’ 6” (41.91m)

10. Asia Smith (SDSU) – 85’ 9” (26.15m) – 404 points

800m

1. Kolbi Sims (San Jose St.) – 2:18.72

10. Asia Smith (SDSU) – 2:33.78 *PR* - 646 points

Day One Results – May 9, 2018

100m Hurdles

1. Talie Bonds (Utah St.) -- 13.94 (+1.9)

5. Asia Smith (SDSU) - 14.36w (+2.3) - 928 points

High Jump

T-1. Asia Smith (SDSU) -- 5' 7.25" (1.71m) *PR* - 867 points

T-1. Nicola Ader (Nevada) -- 5' 7.25" (1.71m)

Shot Put

1. Stella Clemens (UNLV) -- 41' 1.5" (12.53m)

3. Asia Smith (SDSU) -- 38' 10.25" (11.84m) -- 651 points

200m Dash

1. Jestena Mattson (Fresno St.) -- 24.46w (+2.6)

7. Asia Smith (SDSU) -- 25.82w (+2.7) -- 813 points