SDSU track & field

SDSU TRACK & FIELD NOTCHES EIGHT FIRST PLACE FINISHES AT UCR/LBSU INVITATIONAL

Jordyn Bryant won the shot put and discus and her shot put throw was the fourth best in school history

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April 30, 2021 (Riverside/Long Beach) - The Aztec Track and Field team competed in the UCR/LBSU Invitational Saturday with their sprinters running at UC Riverside and their throwers competing at Long Beach State. SDSU took first place in eight events and saw multiple Aztecs record personal best marks.


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SDSU TRACK & FIELD'S JESSICA KAIN RUNS FASTEST 1,500M FOR AN AZTEC SINCE 1982

Kain finished the 1,500m in 4:32.83, fourth best in school history

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April 29, 2021 (Riverside) - The Aztec track and field team competed in the UC Riverside Distance Invitational Thursday evening.

The night was highlighted by Jessica Kain running the 1,500m in 4:23.83, the fastest time by an Aztec since 1982 and the fourth-best in school history.


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SIMONE JOHNSON HIGHLIGHTS SDSU TRACK AND FIELD'S SECOND DAY AT LBSU INVITE

Johnson cleared 42-03.50 in the triple jump, fourth best in school history

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April 17, 2021 (Long Beach) - The Aztec track and field team finished the second day of the Long Beach Invitational Saturday.

Kaitlin Heri (pole vault) and Maya Brosch (400m hurdles) each earned first place finishes, but the day was highlighted by freshman Simone Johnson’s performance in the triple jump. Johnson cleared 42-03.50 (12.89m), the fourth best jump in school history, and just half an inch (.01m) off former national champion Shanieka Thomas’ SDSU freshman record. 


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SDSU TRACK & FIELD WINS TRITON INVITATIONAL

The Aztecs won all but two events

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April 10, 2021 (La Jolla) - The Aztec track and field team won the four-team Triton Invitational Saturday, totaling 99 points in 10 events to top UCSD (70), UC Riverside (69) and CSUN (49). Competing in their second meet in four days, SDSU won all but two events.


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SDSU TRACK & FIELD WINS MOUNTAIN WEST CHALLENGE

Pole vaulter Kaitlin Heri cleared 14 feet becoming only the fifth Aztec to do so

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April 7, 2021 (San Diego) - The Aztec track and field team won the Mountain West Challenge Wednesday afternoon. SDSU finished with 179 points to win the four-team field that also included Oregon State (131), UNLV (123) and Nevada (112).


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SDSU TRACK & FIELD TAKES SECOND PLACE AT AZTEC INVITATIONAL

Aztecs' 115.50 points came in just behind USC's 117 but ahead of Oregon's 112

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March 27, 2021 (San Diego) - he San Diego State track and field team completed the Aztec Invitational on Saturday, finishing with in second place with 115.50 points, just behind USC’s 117 and ahead of Oregon’s 112.


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SDSU TRACK & FIELD TOPS UTAH 109-60 IN DUAL MEET

The Aztecs took first place in all but three events

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February 25, 2021 (San Diego) - The Aztec track and field team kicked off their 2021 season by beating Utah 109-60 in a dual meet Thursday afternoon on the SDSU Sports Deck. The Aztecs took first in all but three of the events.


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SDSU TRACK & FIELD 2021 OUTDOOR SEASON SCHEDULE RELEASED

Aztecs will host three meets this season

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February 10, 2021 (San Diego) - Head coach Shelia Burrell has released the San Diego State track and field schedule for the 2021 outdoor season. The Aztecs will compete in eight meets (three at home) before beginning their postseason competitions. San Diego State joins other Mountain West programs with foregoing the indoor season.


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SDSU TRACK & FIELD OPENS OUTDOOR SEASON AT UCSD'S SAN DIEGO COLLEGIATE CHALLENGE

Vanessa Spizewski (long jump) and Jordyn Bryant (discus) earned first place finishes

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March 7, 2020 (La Jolla) - The Aztec track and field team kicked of the 2020 outdoor season at UCSD’s San Diego Collegiate Challenge on Saturday. 19 athletes competed with 12 making their 2020 debut. Vanessa Spizewski and Jordyn Bryant highlighted the day for SDSU by winning the long jump and discus throw.


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SDSU TRACK & FIELD TAKES SECOND AT MW INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

Aztecs won the pole vault (Kaitlin Heri) and the 4x400m relay

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February 29, 2020 (Albuquerque) - The Aztec track and field team finished second at the Mountain West Indoor Championships. SDSU had Kaitlin Heri win the pole vault and six Aztecs medaled in individual events.


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SDSU TRACK & FIELD HAS 14 ATHLETES QUALIFY FOR SATURDAY'S FINAL EVENTS AT MW INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

Aztecs sit in fourth place entering final day

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February 28, 2020 (Albuquerque) - The Aztec track and field team completed the second day of the Mountain West Indoor Championships and had 14 athletes qualify for Saturday’s finals. Through five events, the Aztecs set in fourth place with a chance an opportunity to gain ground Saturday in the pole vault and sprints.


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SDSU TRACK & FIELD'S ASIA SMITH WINS PENTATHLON AT MW INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

Aztecs also set school record in the distance medley relay

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February 27, 2020 (Albuquerque) - he Aztec track and field team had a successful first day at the Mountain West Indoor Championships Thursday at the Albuquerque Convention Center. The day was highlighted by Asia Smith winning the pentathlon and the Aztecs shattering their school record in the distance medley relay.


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SDSU TRACK & FIELD WRAPS UP DON KIRBY ELITE INVITATIONAL

Sonja Andenmatten finished with the sixth best time in SDSU's 800m indoor history

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February 14, 2020 (Albuquerque) - The Aztec track and field wrapped up the Don Kirby Elite Invitational at the Albuquerque Convention Center Friday afternoon.

Sonja Andenmatten paced the Aztecs in the 800m with a personal best time of 2:11.89, the sixth best time in SDSU’s indoor history. Nyjari McNeil placed ninth with a time of 2:12.12.


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SDSU TRACK & FIELD WRAPS UP DAY ONE OF DON KIRBY ELITE INVITATIONAL

Three of the seven Aztecs competing earned top three finishes

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February 13, 2020 (Albuqerque) - The Aztec track and field team wrapped up the first day of the Don Kirby Elite Invitational at the Albuquerque Convention Center Thursday evening. Only seven Aztecs competed but three earned top three finishes.


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SDSU TRACK & FIELD'S 4X400M RELAY TEAM SHATTERS SCHOOL RECORD

Jayln Harris, Danae Dyer, Sakura Roberson and Nyjari McNeil finished in 3:33.81

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February 8, 2020 (Albuquerque) - The Aztec track and field team’s 4x400m relay team beat the SDSU school record by nearly six seconds to etch their names in the record books.

Jalyn Harris, Danae Dyer, Sakura Roberson and Nyjari McNeil finished in 3:33.81, nearly a full six seconds better than the previous record of 3:39.52 set at last year’s Mountain West Indoor Championships. SDSU’s time gives them the eighth fastest in the nation.


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SDSU TRACK & FIELD COMPLETES FIRST DAY AT UNM COLLEGIATE CLASSIC

Vanessa Spizewski finished second in the long jump

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February 7, 2020 (Albuquerque) - The Aztec track and field team wrapped up day one of the New Mexico Collegiate Invitational Friday evening at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

Vanessa Spizewski had the top finish among Aztecs, earning a second-place finish in the long jump with a new PR jump of 18-07.25 (5.67m). Dejanae Thompson came in ninth (17-04.00).


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SDSU TRACK & FIELD'S NYJARI MCNEIL SETS SCHOOL RECORD IN THE 800M

Jada Moore also set an SDSU freshman record for the 60m dash

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February 1, 2020 (Seattle) - The Aztec track and field team turned in huge individual performances Saturday at the UW Invitational in Seattle and at the Mountain T’s Invitational at Northern Arizona University.


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SDSU PENTATHLETES TAKE TOP THREE SPOTS AT NAU'S MOUNTAIN T'S INVITATIONAL

Asia Smith took first place and was followed by Neele Schuten and Sara Absten

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January 31, 2020 (Flagstaff) - The Aztecs took the top three spots in the pentathlon at the NAU Mountain T’s Invitational on Friday. Asia Smith (3,797 points), freshman Neele Schuten (3.660) and Sara Absten (3,501) all won at least one event to help the Aztecs claim first, second and third.


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SDSU TRACK & FIELD WINS 4X400M RELAY AT MLK INVITE

Aztecs team posts third fastest time in school history

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January 26, 2020 (Albuquerque) - The Aztec track and field team wrapped up the MLK Collegiate Invitational Saturday afternoon at the Albuquerque Convention Center. The day was highlighted by the Aztecs taking the top two spots in the 4x400m relay with the A squad running the third best time in school history (3:41.20).


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SDSU TRACK & FIELD'S SAKURA ROBERSON SETS SCHOOL RECORD IN THE 600M

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January 24, 2020 (Albuquerque) - The Aztec track and field team kicked off their 2020 indoor season Friday evening at the MLK Collegiate Invitational at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Sakura Roberson highlighted the day by taking first and setting a school record in the 600-meter run.


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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.


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SDSU 4X400M RELAY TEAM QUALIFIES FOR NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

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May 25, 2019 (Sacramento) - The Aztec 4x400m relay team qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships after running the relay in 3:33.48, the second-best time in school history and the fastest since 1985.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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