SDSU track & field

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: BONNIE DRAXLER EARNS SILVER MEDAL AT NCAA OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

Draxler tied her school record (14-09.50)

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June 6, 2019 (Austin) - Aztec pole vaulter Bonnie Draxler earned the silver medal at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Austin, Texas Thursday evening. The senior from Wrightstown, Wisc. tied her own school record by clearing 14-09.50 (4.51m). This was the second time this year Draxler has finished as the NCAA runner-up, both times to an Arkansas vaulter.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: BONNIE DRAXLER QUALIFIES FOR NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

SDSU has had a student-athlete in 22 of the last 23 NCAA Outdoor Championships

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May 24, 2019 (Sacramento) - Bonnie Draxler qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships after finishing eighth in the pole vault Friday evening at the NCAA West Prelims in Sacramento, Calif.

Draxler cleared 14-02.00, which tied for the best height. This will be her fourth career appearance at the NCAA Championships (2nd outdoor). She was the national runner-up three months ago at the NCAA Indoor Championships.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: CALLISTA FLETCHER ADVANCES TO 100M QUARTERFINALS AT NCAA WEST PRELIMS

 

 

Fletcher finished in 11.49, the sixth best time in school history

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May 24, 2019 (Sacramento) - Sophomore Callista Fletcher advanced to the 100-meter dash quarterfinals of the NCAA West Prelims Thursday evening after finishing with the 13th best time (11.49). Nyjari McNeil (800m) and Maya Brosch (400m hurdles) also competed Thursday evening, but did not qualify for Friday’s quarterfinals.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD TAKES SECOND AT MW OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

SDSU won the 4x400m relay

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May 11, 2019 (Clovis) - The Aztec track and field team took second place at the Mountain West Championships Saturday evening at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Clovis, Calif. The Aztecs have finished third or higher in each of the last seven years.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD IN SECOND PLACE ENTERING FINAL DAY OF MW OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

Bonnie Draxler wins her sixth MW pole vault championship

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May 10, 2019 (Clovis) - The Aztecs track and field team will enter the final day of the Mountain West Outdoor Championships in second place. Bonnie Draxler took home the pole vault title and Nyjari McNeil (800m) and Maya Brosch (400m hurdles) each had the top time in their preliminaries.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: SMITH & ABSTEN PICK UP EIGHT POINTS FOR SDSU IN HEPTATHLON

 

 

Smith took third and Absten finished in seventh

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May 9, 2019 (Clovis) -  Asia Smith and Sara Absten combined to pick up eight points for the Aztecs in the heptathlon Thursday evening at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships. Smith took third with 5,309 points and Absten placed seventh with 4,937 points with both heptathletes setting new personal bests for total points.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: ASIA SMITH IN FIRST PLACE THROUGH FOUR EVENTS AT MW CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

Sara Absten set a new PR in all four events

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May 8, 2019 (Clovis) - Asia Smith sits in first place through four events of the heptathlon at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships. Her teammate, Sara Absten set a new PR in all four events and is in sixth place.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: AZTECS WRAP UP BUSY SATURDAY

 

 

SDSU competed in three meets in three states

April 28, 2019 (Irvine/Tucson/Provo, Utah) - The Aztec track and field team wrapped up a busy Saturday after competing in three meets across three states. Kaitlin Heri, Callista Fletcher and Kaitlin Heri all entered the top ten all-time in their respective events.

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.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: AISHA SMITH FINISHES IN SECOND IN THE PENTATHLON AT MW INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

Smith had the third most pentathlon points in school history

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February 21, 2019 (Albuquerque) - The Aztec track and field team wrapped up day one at the Mountain West Indoor Championships in a tie for fifth place (through two events) after receiving some crucial points from Asia Smith, who finished second in the pentathlon.

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.

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.

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