San Diego State track & field

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: NYJARI MCNEIL WINS 800M, BREAKS HER SDSU FRESHMAN RECORD

 

 

McNeil came in first out of 91 runners

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April 20, 2019 (Long Beach) - The Aztec track and field team competed in the Beach Invitational Saturday. Nyjari McNeil highlighted the day for the Aztecs by taking first in the 800 meter run.

McNeil bested 91 competitors in the 800. Her time of 2:06.58 beat her previous best of 2:07.20 to reset her SDSU freshman record. She also moved up from No. 5 to No. 4 all-time at SDSU.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: ABSTEN & SMTH WRAP UP HEPTATHLON

 

 

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April 18, 2019 (Azusa) - Freshman Sara Absten and sophomore Asia Smith wrapped up the heptathlon at the Bryan Clay Invitational Thursday afternoon. Smith finished in seventh place in her group with 5,157 points while Absten came in 14th place in her grouping with 4,550 points.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: AZTEC HEPTATHLETES FOUR EVENTS IN AT BRYAN CLAY INVITE

 

 

Asia Smith sits in sixth place

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April 17, 2019 (Azusa) - Freshman Sara Absten and sophomore Asia Smith finished four events of the heptathlon at the Bryan Clay Invitational Wednesday afternoon. With three events to go, Smith is in sixth place in group four and Absten sits in 16th in group three.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD TAKES FIRST PLACE IN EIGHT EVENTS AT MW CHALLENGE

 

 

Jordyn Bryant sets new SDSU record for freshmen in the outdoor shot put

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April 5, 2019 (Las Vegas) - The Aztec track and field team tied for second in the Mountain West Challenge Friday afternoon at UNLV. SDSU took first in eight events and saw Jordyn Bryant set a SDSU freshman record in the shot put. Bryant had a throw of 49’ 9.25” (15.17m) to top Jasmine Burrell’s record of 49’ 6.25” set in 2012.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD WRAPS UP AZTEC INVITATIONAL

 

 

Nyjari McNeil sets SDSU freshman record for the 800

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March 23, 2019 (San Diego) - The SDSU track and field team wrapped up the annual 41st Aztec Invitational on a high note. Callista Fletcher took first in the 200 meter dash, Bonnie Draxler continued her outstanding senior captain with another first place finish in the pole vault and Nyjari McNeil won the 800 meter run and set a new SDSU record for freshmen.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD HAS STRONG SHOWING ON DAY TWO OF AZTEC INVITE

 

 

Five Aztecs take first place

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March 22, 2019 (San Diego) - The San Diego State track and field team closed out the second day of the Aztec Invitational with five first place finishes and nine top three finishes.

Aztecs that took first place include Callista Fletcher (100m; 11:40w), Nyjari McNeil (800m; 54.43), Danae Dyer (100m hurdles; 13.80), Paige Comiso (5000m; 18:42.78) and Sarah Absten (heptathlon group B; 4,719 points).

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: BONNIE DRAXLER WINS MW POLE VAULT CHAMPIONSHIP

 

 

Draxler becomes the first athlete to win four MW pole vault titles

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February 22, 2019 (Albuquerque) - The San Diego State track and field team sits in second place entering the final day of the Mountain West Indoor Championships. Bonnie Draxler highlighted the day by capturing the championship in the pole vault. She cleared 4.33 meters to set a meet record and capture her fourth indoor championship (fifth overall), becoming the first athlete to accomplish that.

TRACK & FIELD: NYJARI MCNEIL BREAKS SDSU RECORD IN THE 600M

 

 

McNeil broke the record she set last month

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February 8, 2019 (Albuquerque) - Freshman Nyjari McNeil beat the school record she set last month in the 600 meter run Friday evening to highlight day one of the Don Kirby Invitational for the Aztecs.

McNeil took first place in the 600 meter run and beat her previous record by 0.29 seconds. Sakura Roberson earned a fourth place finish with a time of 1:33.77 and Sara Absten had her best time in three times, finishing in 1:40.34, over five seconds better than her performance last week.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: BONNIE DRAXLER SHATTERS SDSU POLE VAULT RECORD

 

 

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February 2, 2019 (Albuquerque) - Senior Bonnie Draxler shattered her own school record in the pole vault after clearing 14-10.00 (4.52m) at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic Saturday afternoon. Entering today, that would be the top height in the nation and beat her previous school record by over six inches.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: NYJARI MCNEIL SETS FRESHMAN RECORD IN THE 400

 

 

McNeil ran the third fastest 400 in school history

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February 1, 2019 (Albuquerque) - The San Diego State track and field team wrapped up day one of the University of New Mexico Collegiate Classic Friday evening, their second indoor meet of the season. The night was highlighted by freshman Nyjari McNeil winning the 400 meter run with a new SDSU freshman record.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD SETS TWO NEW SCHOOL RECORDS IN SEASON OPENER

 

 

Bonnie Draxler beats her own record in pole vault and Nyjari McNeil sets new high mark for 600m

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January 19, 2019 (Albuquerque) - The Aztecs wrapped up their first day of the 2019 indoor season at the Dr. Martin Luther King Invite at the Albuquerque Convention Center Friday evening. Freshman Nyjari McNeil highlighted the evening by setting a new school record in the 600m in her first collegiate race with a time of 1:30.22.

ASHLEY HENDERSON SETS PERSONAL RECORD IN THE 200 TO ADVANCE TO NCAA FINALS

 

Henderson ran the 200 in 22.49 after missing the cut in the 100

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June 7, 2018 (Eugene, Ore.) - Ashley Henderson ran a personal best time of 22.49 in the 200 meter dash to advance to Saturday’s finals at the NCAA Championships at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.

ASIA SMITH EARNS FIFTH PLACE HEPTATHLON FINISH AT MW CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Smith records PR in the high jump, long jump and 800m

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May 10, 2018 (Clovis) - Asia Smith wrapped up the second day of the heptathlon Thursday evening, earning a fifth place finish at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium in Clovis, Calif. Smith finished with a personal best 5,100 points and earned four crucial points for the Aztecs, who are seeking their fourth MW Outdoor Championship in the past six years.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: ASIA SMITH IN SECOND PLACE MIDWAY THROUGH HEPTATHLON AT MW CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

The freshman tied for first in the high jump

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May 9, 2018 (Clovis) - Asia Smith finished the first day of the 2018 Mountain West Outdoor Championships in second place (out of 12) after completing four of the heptathlon’s seven events Wednesday evening at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium in Clovis, Calif.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: ASHLEY HENDERSON BREAKS SCHOOL RECORD IN THE 100M DASH

 

Aztecs cracked the top-ten all-time in six events

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April 28, 2018 (Tucson) - The San Diego State Track & Field team wrapped up their regular outdoor season by rewriting the record book Saturday evening at the Desert Heat Classic at the University of Arizona. Senior standout Ashley Henderson set a new school record in the 100 meter dash, finishing in 10.98 seconds.

SDSU'S ASHLEY HENDERSON NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

 

Henderson posted top ten times in the nation in both the 100 & 200 meter dashes

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April 24, 2018 (San Diego) - Ashley Henderson has been named the Mountain West Track Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon. Henderson took first in the 200 (22.66) and second in the 100 meter dash (11.06) at the highly competitive Mt. SAC Relays last Saturday. Both of Henderson’s times were the second best in the nation over the weekend.

SDSU T&F WRAPS UP BUSY WEEKEND

 

Ashley Henderson wins the 200, takes second in the 100

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April 22, 2018 (Torrance/Long Beach) - The San Diego State Track & Field team wrapped up a jam-packed weekend Saturday by competing in the Beach Invitational and the Mt. SAC Relays. Ashley Henderson highlighted the day for the Aztecs by winning the 200 and taking second in the 100 meter dash at the Mt. SAC Relays.

SDSU'S ROCHENE SMITH NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

 

Smith won the 100 meter dash at the Triton Invite last week

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April 17, 2018 (San Diego) - Rochene Smith was named the Mountain West Track Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon.

SDSU'S LISA-ANNE BARROW NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

 

Barrow had the second best long jump in school history

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April 10, 2018 (San Diego) - Lisa-Anne Barrow was named the Mountain West Field Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon. Barrow took first in three events and second in another to help the Aztecs win the Mountain West Challenge.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD WINS MOUNTAIN WEST CHALLENGE

 

Aztecs take first in six events

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April 6, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State Track & Field team won the inaugural Mountain West Challenge at the Aztrack Sports Deck Friday afternoon. The Aztecs took first place in six of the 16 events they competed in and had 17 top-three finishes overall. They finished the day with 158 points, edging out UNLV (145), Nevada (144) and San Jose State (86).

SDSU TRACK & FIELD EARNS FIVE FIRST PLACE FINISHES AT UCLA

 

Lisa-Anne Barrow wins long jump with eighth best mark in program history

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April 1, 2018 (Los Angeles) - The San Diego State Track and Field team competed in the Jim Bush Legends Invitational at UCLA’s Drake Stadium Saturday afternoon. The Aztecs took first in five events and recorded numerous personal best marks.

SDSU T&F HAS STRONG SHOWING IN FIRST DAY OF AZTEC INVITE

 

Aztecs notch three first place finishes

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March 23, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State wrapped up the open portion of the 40th annual Aztec Open & Invitational at the Aztrack Sports Deck Friday. SDSU had three first place finishes and eight top-three finishes.

SDSU'S ASHLEY HENDERSON NAMED MW INDOOR T&F STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

 

Henderson was a USTFCCCA First-Team All-American in the 60 & 200 meter dash

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March 20, 2018 (San Diego) - Ashley Henderson was named the 2018 Mountain West Women’s Indoor Track and Field Student-Athlete of the Year, the conference office announced Tuesday morning. Henderson was a USTFCCCA First Team All-American in the 60 and 200 meter dash and was named the Most Outstanding Performer at the Mountain West Indoor Championships.

ASHLEY HENDERSON TAKES SECOND IN 200 METER DASH

 

Henderson's time was just 0.03 off the NCAA record

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March 10, 2018 (College Station, Texas) - Ashley Henderson shattered the school record she set yesterday in the 200 to finish in second place at the NCAA Indoor Nationals. She also took fifth in the 60 meter dash, marking the second consecutive year she has finished in the top five in both the 60 and 200.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: ASHLEY HENDERSON & BONNIE DRAXLER QUALIFY FOR NCAA INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Aztecs send two athletes to Indoor Championships for second consecutive year

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February 28, 2018 (San Diego) - Ashley Henderson and Bonnie Draxler will represent the Aztecs at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium in College Station, Texas March 9-10. This is the second year in a row the Aztecs have sent two athletes to the Indoor Nationals.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD HAS FIVE ATHLETES NAMED TO ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM

 

Ashley Henderson named Women's Outstanding Performer of the Meet

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February 26, 2018 (San Diego) - Five Aztecs were named to the Mountain West Indoor Track & Field All-Conference team, the conference office announced Monday afternoon. Ashley Henderson was named the Women’s Outstanding Performer of the Meet after winning the 60 and 200-meter dash, while Jalyn Harris, Bonnie Draxler, Marissa Berry and Lisa-Anne Barrow also took home all-conference honors.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: DRAXLER & HENDERSON GRAB GOLD AT MW INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Ashley Henderson named Most Outstanding Performer for second straight year

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February 24, 2018 (Alberquerque) - The San Diego State track and field team closed out the 2018 Mountain West Indoor Championships with a bang Saturday at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Bonnie Draxler took first in the pole vault while setting a Mountain West and San Diego State record and Ashley Henderson took gold in both the 60 and 200 and was named the Mountain West Women's Indoor Track and Field Most Outstanding Performer for the second consecutive year. The Aztecs, who started the day in 11th place, ended up finishing in fourth place.

MW INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS DAY TWO: ASHLEY HENDERSON TAKES FIRST IN 60 AND 200 PRELIMS

 

Lisa-Anne Barrow tied for first in the long jump

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February 23, 2018 (Alberquerque) - The San Diego State track and field team wrapped up the second day of the Mountain West Indoor Championships at the Albuquerque Convention Center Friday afternoon. Ashley Henderson highlighted the day by finishing in first place in the 60 and 200 prelims, she looks to defend her titles in the finals tomorrow.

BONNIE DRAXLER TIES SDSU SCHOOL RECORD IN THE POLE VAULT

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February 11, 2018 (Alberquerque) - Bonnie Draxler tied the school record in the pole vault, clearing 14-01.25 (4.30m) as the Aztecs wrapped up the Don Kirby Collegiate Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. Ashley Henderson also had another strong performance, finishing the 60-meter dash in 7.19 seconds, just 0.02 seconds off her school record set last year.

SDSU'S ASHLEY HENDERSON NAMED MW WOMEN'S INDOOR ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

 

Henderson wins second award in as many tries this year

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January 30, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State’s Ashley Henderson has been named the Mountain West Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. Henderson has won the weekly award twice in two tries this year (also Jan. 16), two indoor awards for her career and five MW athlete-of-the-week awards overall (also three outdoor accolades).

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