SDSU track & field

SDSU TRACK AND FIELD RELEASES 2018 SLATE

 

SDSU competes at home three times in 2018

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November 7, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State track and field, the reigning Mountain West outdoor track and field champion, revealed its 2018 schedule today.

SDSU T&F ALUM ALLISON REASER PLACES SECOND IN THORPE CUP

 

Reaser was making her third Thorpe Cup appearance

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July 30, 2017 (Dusseldorf, Germany) - San Diego State track and field alum and heptathlete Allison Reaser placed second in the Thorpe Cup this weekend, helping Team USA win the annual competition between the United States and Germany.

PADRES PITCHER PHIL MATON, SDSU GOLFERS AND TRACK STARS, VALHALLA GOLFER NAMED 2017 JUNE SPORTS STARS OF THE MONTH

 

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July 8, 2017 (San Diego) -  Each month, the San Diego Hall of Champions honors as many as 4 professional, 7 amateur, and 6 prep athletes as Stars of the Month for their outstanding athletic accomplishments. Stars of the Month are recognized in the San Diego Union Tribune, via the Hall of Champions' app, social media channels and website, on-field at Petco Park prior to a Padres game, and at the annual Salute to the Champions awards dinner. And, top-performing Stars of the Month will also earn Star of the Year accolades.

AZTECS COMPETE AT THE USA OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Reaser is competing in her sixth U.S. outdoor championship meet and Glenn competed in her first championship meet

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June 24, 2017 (Sacramento) - San Diego State track and field junior Simone Glenn competed in the first round of the 200 meters and alum Allison Reaser is ninth midway through the heptathlon on the third day of the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

OUTSTANDING OPENING DAY AT USATF CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR SDSU

 

Henderson’s second-place showing secures her a spot on Team USA for the World Championships this August

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June 22, 2017 (Sacramento) - San Diego State track and field alum Whitney Ashley captured silver in the discus and junior Ashley Henderson advanced to the 100 meters semifinal in the opening day of the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday.

SIX AZTECS NAMED USTFCCCA ALL-AMERICANS

 

Henderson leads SDSU with three selections, including first-team honors in both the 100 and 4x100

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June 12, 2017 (San Diego) - Six San Diego State athletes have been named All-Americans by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), the organization announced Monday. Honors are awarded for performances at the final site of the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, which were held last weekend in Eugene, Ore.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD'S 4x100 TAKES FOURTH AT NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

4x100 takes fourth, while Henderson comes in sixth in 100

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June 10, 2017 (Eugene, Ore.) - San Diego State’s 4x100-meter relay team finished fourth at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which concluded Saturday at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Coupled with Ashley Henderson’s sixth-place showing, the Aztecs finished in a tie for 32nd at the meet.

NO. 16 AZTECS ADVANCE AT NCAA T&F CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Henderson was one of 12 competitors to run the 100 and 200 at the national meet

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June 8, 2017 (Eugene, Ore.) - Junior Ashley Henderson paced No. 16 San Diego State track and field, qualifying for two events in Saturday’s finals at the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore., Thursday. Henderson anchored the advancing 4x100-meter relay and moved on in the 100-meter dash in SDSU’s opening day of competition at Hayward Field.

SHEILA BURRELL NAMED USTFCCCA WOMEN'S WEST REGION COACH OF THE YEAR

 

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June 7, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State track & field and cross country head coach Shelia Burrell was named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Women’s West Region Coach of the Year, the organization recently announced.

AZTEC T&F QUALIFIES SEVEN TO NCAA CHAMPS ON SATURDAY

 

SDSU’s 10 qualifiers to the NCAA Championships is its most since 2004

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May 27, 2017 (Austin, Tex.) - San Diego State track and field produced seven qualifiers in three events to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships on the final day of the NCAA West Prelims Saturday, hosted by the University of Texas. The NCAA Championships occur from June 7-10 in Eugene, Ore.

HENDERSON, KNIGHT QUALIFY FOR NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Knight is the first SDSU freshman since 2013 to earn a spot in the national meet

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May 27, 2017 (Austin, Tex.) - San Diego State track and field junior Ashley Henderson set a school and meet record in the 100-meter dash, becoming one of two Aztecs to advance to the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship west region preliminary round, hosted by the University of Texas, Friday.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD'S BONNIE DRAXLER ADVANCES TO NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Draxler advanced to her second consecutive national meet today

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May 25, 2017 (Austin, Tex.) - San Diego State track and field junior Bonnie Draxler became the first Aztec this season to punch a ticket to the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, highlighting a strong day for the Scarlet and Black at the opening day of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship west region preliminary round, hosted by the University of Texas, Thursday.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD QUALIFIES 13 FOR NCAA TRACK & FIELD WEST PRELIMS

 

The NCAA West Regional Preliminary Round is in Austin, Texas and runs from May 25-27

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May 18, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State track and field has qualified 13 student-athletes for the NCAA Track & Field Preliminary Rounds, the NCAA announced Thursday. The 13 qualifiers is tied for the most in program history since the NCAA implemented the region system (east and west) in 2010.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD EARNS 12 ALL-CONFERENCE NODS

 

The Mountain West outdoor track & field champions next compete at the NCAA West Regionals

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May 15, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State track and field landed 12 student-athletes on the All-Mountain West team, the league office announced Monday. The selections were awarded to the top-three finishers in each event at the conference meet, which SDSU won this past weekend.

SAN DIEGO STATE TRACK & FIELD WINS MOUNTAIN WEST TITLE

 

SDSU won six titles in the final day of the Championships to take home the conference crown

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May 13, 2017 (Logan, Ut.) - San Diego State track and field won six titles on the final day of the Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships to win the program’s third Mountain West crown in five years and its fourth overall on Saturday at Utah State's Ralph Maughn Stadium.

BONNIE DRAXLER LEADS AZTECS TRACK & FIELD TO STELLAR THIRD DAY OF MW CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

SDSU is in second place with the final day of the MW Championships set for Saturday

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May 12, 2017 (Logan, Ut.) - San Diego State track and field junior Bonnie Draxler earned her third Mountain West pole vault title and the Aztecs are in second following a spectacular third day of the Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Utah State’s Ralph Maughn Stadium, on Friday.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD'S ELLIS PLACES SIXTH IN MW HEPTATHLON

 

The Aztecs’ day tomorrow starts at 9 a.m. (MT) with the hammer throw.

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May 11, 2017 (Logan, Ut.) - San Diego State track and field senior Kassidy Ellis rose one spot to finish sixth in the heptathlon at the 2017 Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Utah State’s Ralph Maughn Stadium on Thursday.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD IN SEVENTH IN MW HEPTATHLON

 

Ellis begins the second day of the heptathlon tomorrow at 1:30 p.m.

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May 10, 2017 (Logan, Ut.) - In the opening day of the 2017 Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships, San Diego State track and field senior Kassidy Ellis is seventh in the heptathlon after four events at Utah State’s Ralph Maughn Stadium.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD COMPETES AT OXY INVITATIONAL

 

SDSU next competes at the MW Outdoor Track & Field Championships

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May 6, 2017 (Los Angeles) - San Diego State track and field had a small contingent compete at the Oxy Invitational, hosted by Occidental College in Los Angeles, on Saturday.

HENDERSON NAMED MW TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

 

This is Henderson’s second weekly conference honor of the season

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May 2, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State track and field junior Ashley Henderson was selected as the Mountain West Outdoor Women’s Track Athlete of the Week for her performance at the prestigious Penn Relays last weekend.

HENDERSON'S 100-METER DASH VICTORY HIGHLIGHTS STRONG DAY FOR AZTEC TRACK & FIELD

 

SDSU had 11 top-three finishers splitting squads in Philadelphia and Irvine, Calif.

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April 29, 2017 (Philadelphia/Irvine) - Junior Ashley Henderson won the 100-meter dash at the prestigious Penn Relays to highlight San Diego State track & field’s day competing on both the West and East Coasts.

AZTEC TACK & FIELD WINS AT PENN RELAYS, STEVE SCOTT INVITATIONAL

 

SDSU had seven top-three finishers on the day

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April 28, 2017 (Irvine/Philadelphia) - San Diego State track & field won the shuttle hurdles relay, one of five top-three finishes at the prestigious Penn Relays, and had a successful performance in the opening day of the adidas/Steve Scott Invitational on Friday.

STRONG FIRST DAY AT PENN RELAYS FOR AZTEC TRACK & FIELD

 

There were three top-five finishers for SDSU in the opening day of the prestigious meet

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April 27, 2017 (Philadelphia) - San Diego State track & field had three top-five finishes in the opening day of the three-day 123rd Penn Relays on Thursday at Philadelphia’s Franklin Field.

SDSU TRACK AND FIELD'S BONNIE DRAXLER WINS PV TITLE TO OPEN TRITON INVITATIONAL

 

Draxler’s pole vault title is the 10th outdoor title of her career

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April 21, 2017 (La Jolla) - San Diego State track & field junior Bonnie Draxler earned her fourth pole vault title of the season to pace the Aztecs’ field athletes in the opening day of the Triton Invitational, hosted by UC San Diego Friday.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD CLOSES BUSY WEEK WITH A FLOURISH

 

SDSU has a pair of new entries in the program’s record book

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April 15, 2017 (Long Beach) - San Diego State track & field has a pair of new entries in the program’s record book after a successful end to the Beach Invitational hosted by Long Beach State on Saturday.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD COMPETES IN TWO MEETS AT AZUSA PACIFIC

 

Ellis concluded competition at the Mt. SAC Relays and Elaine Ribeiro ran at the Bryan Clay Invitational

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April 13, 2017 (Azusa, Calif.) - San Diego State track & field continued its busy week in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, concluding competition at the Mt. SAC Relays while kicking off competition at the Bryan Clay Invitational, both hosted by Azusa Pacific University.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD GARNERS USTFCCCA ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM ACCOLADES

 

Aztecs land three individuals on USTFCCCA All-Academic Team; Posts a 3.07 team GPA

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July 28, 2016 (New Orleans) - San Diego State was named a U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Team selection on Thursday. Led by Kassidy Ellis, Alexa Evans and Ellison Grove, the Aztecs finished the 2016 campaign with a 3.07 cumulative GPA.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD'S ASHLEY HENDERSON NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD'S STUDENT ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

 

By Liz Alper

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June 16, 2016 (Colorado Springs, Co.) - San Diego State University sophomore Ashley Henderson has been named the Mountain West Conference's outdoor track & field Student Athlete of the Year.