The University of Wyoming track & field season came to a close Wednesday when four Cowboys received All-Mountain West honors after their performances in the MW Championships this past weekend in Clovis, California.
Senior Colton Paller won the discus at the conference meet with a throw of 189 feet and also placed third in the shot put (52-08.25). Also earning honors were senior Hap Frketich, who finished second in the hammer (195-03); sophomore Albert Steiner (Laramie), who was second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (8:57.12)l and freshman Kareem Mersal, who took second in the long jump (23-03.25).
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Jack Nowlin returned to the Star-Tribune in 2007 after eight years covering Michigan State University athletics. A Wyoming native, and a graduate of Jeffrey City High School and the University of Wyoming, Jack serves as the Star-Tribune’s sports editor.