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February 9, 2018 (Alberquerque) - The San Diego State track and field team wrapped up day one of the Don Kirby Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. Friday evening. The evening was highlighted by Ellison Grove’s No. 2 finish in the 600 and Lisa Anne Barrow’s long jump of 19-09.75, a top-ten mark in program history.

Grove’s time of 1:33.41 was just 0.07 seconds behind the first place finisher, Linnea Saltz out of Central Arizona.

Lisa Anne Barrow had the fifth best long jump, clearing 19-09.75, which is tied for the sixth best jump in program history. She finished third amongst collegiate athletes. Barrow also won her section in the 200 with a season-best time of 24.33.

Jalyn Harris continued her strong freshman campaign with a seventh place finish out of 54 entrants in the 400, running a season-best time of 56.09. Lakin Hatcher finished in 19th with a time of 56.94

Saturday's events get started at 10:00 a.m. MT with the 60-meter hurdle qualifiers and the pole vault and are followed by the triple jump (10:30 a.m. MT) and 60-meter qualifying round (10:40 a.m. MT). The 60 semi's will be at 12:15 p.m. MT and the finals will take place at 2:15 p.m. MT. Other races featuring Aztecs include the 400 (1:55 p.m. MT), the 800 (2:40 p.m. MT) and the meet's final race, the 4x400 relay (3:15 p.m. MT).

Don Kirby Collegiate Invitational

Univ. of New Mexico -
Albuquerque, N.M.

Feb. 9, 2018

Individual Results (Winner and SDSU only)


1. Lauren Rain Willia (Oregon) – 23.16

16. Lisa Anne Barrow (SDSU) – 24.33 (won Section 9)

27. Jalyn Harris (SDSU) – 24.49

44. Lakin Hatcher (SDSU) – 24.95

400m (out of 54 entrants)

1. Tynita Butts (Central Arizona) – 55.02

7. Jalyn Harris (SDSU) – 56.09

19. Lakin Hatcher (SDSU) – 56.94

600m (out of 20 entrants)

1. Linnea Saltz (Central Arizona) – 1:33.34

2. Ellison Grove (SDSU) – 1:33.41

High Jump (out of 36 entrants)

1. Shawkia Iddrisu (Unattached) – 5-­­11.25 (1.81m)

24. Hannah Taylor (SDSU) – 5-02.25 (1.58m)

T27. Asia Smith (SDSU) - 5-02.25 (1.58m)

Long Jump (out of 48 entrants)

1. Christabel Nettey (Canada) – 21.04-75 (6.52)

5. Lisa-Anne Barrow (SDSU) - 19-09.75 (6.04m, T6th best in school history)

25. Asia Smith (SDSU) - 18-00.25 (5.49m)

33. Alliyah Woodall (SDSU) – 17-08.00 (5.38m)

35. Jelena McNown (SDSU) - 17-05.25 (5.31m)

Day one results

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