SDSU’s second day at the UW Invitational starts tomorrow at 9 a.m.
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January 27, 2017 (Seattle) - San Diego State track and field junior Ashley Henderson broke a 15-year-old UW Invitational record in the 200 with a 23.57 time, the second-best mark in program history, leading the Aztecs to an outstanding opening day of the meet at Dempsey Indoor on Friday.
In the 200, Henderson crossed the finish line in 23.57, just 0.13 second behind the program record of 23.44, which she set at the 2016 Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships.
The previous UW Invitational record was 23.72, set by Michelle Davis of UNLV in 2002.
Reigning Mountain West Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week Micha Auzenne finished third in the event with a 24.33 time, the first time she has competed in the race as a collegiate.
Junior Simone Glenn was fourth, running the 200 in 24.38, while classmate Rochene Smith placed sixth with her 24.48 time.
Tyra Lea (11th, 24.85), Starlynn Singleton (17th, 24.98) and Andrenette Knight ( 21st, 25.12) rounded out SDSU’s finishers in the 200 meters.
The Scarlet and Black’s second day of the UW Invitational begins tomorrow at 9 a.m. with the long jump and the qualifying round of the 60-meter hurdles.
Dempsey Indoor – Seattle, Wash.
Day 1 of 2 - January 27, 2017
No team scores
Individual Results (winner and SDSU only)
200 Meters (out of 94 entrants)
1. Ashley Henderson (SDSU) – 23.57 (meet record, No. 2 all-time)
3. Micha Auzenne (SDSU) – 24.33
4. Simone Glenn (SDSU) – 24.38
6. Rochene Smith (SDSU) – 24.48
11. Tyra Lea (SDSU) – 24.85
17. Starlynn Singleton (SDSU) – 24.98
21. Andrenette Knight (SDSU) – 25.12