David Boyd of Victoria finish second overall at the Golden Bear Open


EDMONTON – Trinity Western’s David Boyd (Victoria) had a strong second day in the heptathlon to finish second overall at the Golden Bear Open at the University of Alberta’s Universiade Pavillion.   Boyd finished first in both pole vault (4.00m) and the 1000m (3:03.21) and was second in the 60m hurdles (8.91) to cap his first ever university-level heptathlon.   The fourth-year Spartan finished with 4,109 points.


Fellow Spartan Aidan Kits (Langley, B.C.) finished 12th in the 600m in 1:24.15 and 16th overall in the 300m with a time of 37.14.


On the women’s side, Jamie Wiens cleared 1.45m in high jump to finish ninth overall.


Full Results.


TWU is back on the track next weekend when the Spartans will compete in the University of Washington Invitational Jan. 27-28 in Seattle.


Spartans Results



2nd – David Boyd – 4109 pts



4th – David Boyd – 7.50 – 713 pts

Long Jump

4th – David Boyd – 5.64m – 510 pts

Shot Put

4th – David Boyd – 8.13m – 374 pts

High Jump

3rd – David Boyd – 1.64m – 496 pts

60m Hurdles

2nd – David Boyd – 8.91 – 766 – pts

Pole Vault

1st – David Boyd – 4.00m – 617 – pts


1st – David Boyd – 3:03.21 – 633 – pts



16th – Aidan Kits – 37.14



12th – Aidan Kits – 1:24.15


High Jump

9th – Jamie Wiens – 1.45m

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