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Posted at 8:33 p.m., Saturday, May 13, 2006

Boise State, Louisiana Tech win WAC track titles

Advertiser Staff

Boise State's men and Louisiana Tech's women won Western Athletic Conference outdoor track and field championships Saturday at the University of Hawai'i.

The host Rainbows finished last in the eight-team women's competition. UH doesn't field a men's team.

Boise State repeated as men's champs with 186 points, followed by Utah State (127), Idaho (124), Fresno State (108) and Louisiana Tech (104).

The Lady Techsters also repeated, scoring 168, followed by Idaho (144), Utah State (113.5), Nevada (89.5), New Mexico State (73), Boise State (72), Fresno State (69.5) and Hawai'i (48.5).

Hawai'i highlights on Saturday:

Freshman Thalia Amanakis, third in 400-meter hurdles, 1:02.15

Sophomore Meghan Weaver, fourth in discus, 153-2

Sophomore Candace Rosenthal, sixth in 400 hurdles, 1:06.39

Junior Patricia Gauthier, sixth in pole vault, 11-11.75

WAC awards


High Point: Ty Axtman, Jr., Boise State, 30 points

Coach of the Year: Mike Maynard, Boise State

Freshman of the Year: Mike Coleman, Louisiana Tech

Outstanding Performer: Ty Axtman, Jr., Boise State


High Point: Sandra Anane, Jr., New Mexico State, 30 points

Coach of the Year: Gary Stanley, Louisiana Tech

Freshman of the Year: Eleni-Maria Kafourou, Boise State

Outstanding Performer: Donesha Spivey, Louisiana Tech

For complete WAC results click here.