Aztecs track & field

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).

NO. 22 SDSU TRACK & FIELD'S BONNIE DRAXLER AND ASHLEY HENDERSON NAMED MW ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

 

Draxler (field) and Henderson (track) sweep MW weekly awards

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January 16, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State track and field’s Bonnie Draxler and Ashley Henderson swept the Mountain West Women’s Athlete-of-the-Week awards on Tuesday. Draxler was named the MW Women’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week, while Henderson was chosen as the MW Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week.

HENDERSON, DRAXLER PACE NO. 22 AZTEC TRACK AND FIELD AT UW PREVIEW

 

Seniors each took second in their respective event and were first collegiate finishers

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January 13, 2018 (Seattle) - Seniors Ashley Henderson and Bonnie Draxler each finished second in their respective events and first among collegiate athletes to lead the No. 22 San Diego State track and field team Saturday at the UW Preview in Seattle.

SDSU TRACK AND FIELD RELEASES 2018 SLATE

 

SDSU competes at home three times in 2018

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November 7, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State track and field, the reigning Mountain West outdoor track and field champion, revealed its 2018 schedule today.

SDSU T&F ALUM ALLISON REASER PLACES SECOND IN THORPE CUP

 

Reaser was making her third Thorpe Cup appearance

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July 30, 2017 (Dusseldorf, Germany) - San Diego State track and field alum and heptathlete Allison Reaser placed second in the Thorpe Cup this weekend, helping Team USA win the annual competition between the United States and Germany.

PADRES PITCHER PHIL MATON, SDSU GOLFERS AND TRACK STARS, VALHALLA GOLFER NAMED 2017 JUNE SPORTS STARS OF THE MONTH

 

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July 8, 2017 (San Diego) -  Each month, the San Diego Hall of Champions honors as many as 4 professional, 7 amateur, and 6 prep athletes as Stars of the Month for their outstanding athletic accomplishments. Stars of the Month are recognized in the San Diego Union Tribune, via the Hall of Champions' app, social media channels and website, on-field at Petco Park prior to a Padres game, and at the annual Salute to the Champions awards dinner. And, top-performing Stars of the Month will also earn Star of the Year accolades.

AZTECS COMPETE AT THE USA OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Reaser is competing in her sixth U.S. outdoor championship meet and Glenn competed in her first championship meet

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June 24, 2017 (Sacramento) - San Diego State track and field junior Simone Glenn competed in the first round of the 200 meters and alum Allison Reaser is ninth midway through the heptathlon on the third day of the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

OUTSTANDING OPENING DAY AT USATF CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR SDSU

 

Henderson’s second-place showing secures her a spot on Team USA for the World Championships this August

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June 22, 2017 (Sacramento) - San Diego State track and field alum Whitney Ashley captured silver in the discus and junior Ashley Henderson advanced to the 100 meters semifinal in the opening day of the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday.

SIX AZTECS NAMED USTFCCCA ALL-AMERICANS

 

Henderson leads SDSU with three selections, including first-team honors in both the 100 and 4x100

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June 12, 2017 (San Diego) - Six San Diego State athletes have been named All-Americans by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), the organization announced Monday. Honors are awarded for performances at the final site of the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, which were held last weekend in Eugene, Ore.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD'S 4x100 TAKES FOURTH AT NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

4x100 takes fourth, while Henderson comes in sixth in 100

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June 10, 2017 (Eugene, Ore.) - San Diego State’s 4x100-meter relay team finished fourth at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which concluded Saturday at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Coupled with Ashley Henderson’s sixth-place showing, the Aztecs finished in a tie for 32nd at the meet.

NO. 16 AZTECS ADVANCE AT NCAA T&F CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Henderson was one of 12 competitors to run the 100 and 200 at the national meet

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June 8, 2017 (Eugene, Ore.) - Junior Ashley Henderson paced No. 16 San Diego State track and field, qualifying for two events in Saturday’s finals at the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore., Thursday. Henderson anchored the advancing 4x100-meter relay and moved on in the 100-meter dash in SDSU’s opening day of competition at Hayward Field.

SHEILA BURRELL NAMED USTFCCCA WOMEN'S WEST REGION COACH OF THE YEAR

 

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June 7, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State track & field and cross country head coach Shelia Burrell was named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Women’s West Region Coach of the Year, the organization recently announced.

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