THREE WINS FOR AZTECS TRACK & FIELD IN SECOND DAY OF UW INVITATIONAL

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January 29, 2017 (Seattle) - San Diego State track and field closed out the UW Invitational with a flourish, as freshman Andrenette Knight won the 60-meter hurdles and, a day after setting the meet record in the 200, junior Ashley Henderson won the 60-meter dash.

Henderson won the 60 meters with a 7.43 time, the sixth-best time in program history. Senior Micha Auzenne came in second after running the race in 7.48, tied for ninth in SDSU’s record book. Classmate Starlynn Singleton was fifth at 7.55.

Knight secured her first win as a collegiate, as she crossed the finish line of the 60-meter hurdles in 8.50, the program’s 10th-best time. Senior Madison Gipson was fifth, running the race in 8.70.

Junior Ellison Grove raced to San Diego State’s second-fastest time in the 800 at two minutes, 10.03 seconds, to finish 11th. Classmate Monique McPherson ran the event in 2:17.32 for 39th.

In the 400, Simone Glenn was 10th with a 57.04 time. The high jump saw Hannah Taylor, in her first collegiate appearance, record a 5-01.00 mark for 27th, while Sara Curran was 15th in the pole vault (11-01.00). 

The Scarlet and Black is off for a week before heading to Albuquerque, N.M. for the Don Kirby Collegiate Invitational on Feb. 10-11.

UW Invitational

Dempsey Indoor – Seattle, Wash.

Day 2 of 2 - January 28, 2017

Team Results

No team scores

Individual Results (winner and SDSU only)

60 Meters Qualifying Preliminaries (out of 60)

1. Sarah Stavig (UW) – 7.59q

2. Starlynn Singleton (SDSU) – 7.61q

15. Kira Moreland (SDSU) – 7.81q

25. Jelena McNown (SDSU) – 7.90

46. Tyra Lea (SDSU) – 8.12

60 Meters Prelims (out of 24)

1. Micha Auzenne (SDSU) – 7.44q (No. 7 all-time)

3. Ashley Henderson (SDSU) – 7.54q

5. Starlynn Singleton (SDSU) –  7.58q

13. Rochene Smith (SDSU) – 7.65

24. Kira Moreland (SDSU) – 7.87

60 Meters Final (out of 8)

1. Ashley Henderson (SDSU) – 7.43 (No. 6 all-time)

2. Micha Auzenne (SDSU) – 7.48 (T-No. 9 all-time)

5. Starlynn Singleton (SDSU) – 7.55

60-Meter Hurdles Prelims (out of 18)

1. Andrenette Knight (SDSU) – 8.59

7. Madison Gipson (SDSU) – 8.77q

60-Meter Hurdles Finals (out of 8)

1. Andrenette Knight (SDSU) – 8.50

5. Madison Gipson (SDSU) – 8.70

400 Meters (out of 49)

1. Timarya Baynard (SFSU) – 55.60

10. Simone Glenn (SDSU) - 57.04

800 Meters (out of 49)

1. Kate Grace (NorCal) – 2:02.29R

11. Ellison Grove (SDSU) – 2:10.03 (No. 2 all-time)

39. Monique McPherson (SDSU) – 2:17.32

High Jump (out of 36)

1. Lily Lowe (Hawaii) – 5-08.75

27. Hannah Taylor (SDSU) – 5-01.00

Pole Vault (out of 32)

1. Tiziana Ruiz (Hawaii) – 12-06.75

15. Sara Curran (SDSU) – 11-01.00

Marissa Berry (SDSU) – NH