2017 Track & Field News

  • STRANGE PLACES FIFTH AT USATF JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS
    June 25, 2017
    Sacramento State freshman Jah Strange placed fifth in the triple jump at the USATF Junior Championships on Saturday at Hornet Stadium.
  • USATF OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS RETURN TO HORNET STADIUM THIS WEEKEND
    June 21, 2017
    Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium will serve as the host venue for the 2017 USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships from June 22-25. The meet will include both the Junior and Senior Championships and will feature several of Olympic gold medal winners.
  • BARGER NAMED HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICAN IN THE LONG JUMP
    June 07, 2017
    Sacramento State junior Cory Barger placed 17th in the men’s long jump at the NCAA Div. I Outdoor Track & Field Championships to earn honorable mention All-America on Wednesday.
  • CORY BARGER TO BEGIN NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS ON WEDNESDAY
    June 06, 2017
    Sacramento State’s Cory Barger will continue his magical postseason run on Wednesday while competing in the men’s long jump at the NCAA Div. I Outdoor Track & Field Championships at historic Hayward Field at Oregon. The competition will start at 6 p.m.
  • TRACK & FIELD CONCLUDES COMPETITION AT THE NCAA WEST PRELIMINARY
    May 27, 2017
    The Sacramento State track & field teams completed competition at the NCAA West Preliminary on Saturday at Texas.
  • LINDSEY MOVES ON TO SECOND ROUND AT NCAA WEST PRELIMINARY
    May 26, 2017
    Junior Andre Lindsey advanced to the second round of the men’s 110-hurdles at the NCAA West Preliminary on Friday at Texas.
  • BARGER ADVANCES TO NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS IN THE LONG JUMP
    May 25, 2017
    Sacramento State junior Cory Barger punched his ticket to the NCAA Div. I Outdoor Track & Field Championships after placing 11th in the long jump at the NCAA West Preliminary on Thursday.
  • TRACK & FIELD ADVANCES 11 STUDENT-ATHLETES TO NCAA WEST PRELIMINARY
    May 18, 2017
    The Sacramento State track & field team will send 11 student-athletes to the NCAA West Preliminary in Austin, Texas, it was announced today. The 11 entries are comprised of four women and seven men competing in five events. Each individual event will have 48 competitors and the top 12 marks and times will move on to the NCAA Div. I Outdoor Championships. The West Preliminary will take place on May 25-27 at Mike A. Myers Stadium on the Texas campus.
  • JEFF MAGLEY NAMED BIG SKY MEN'S OUTDOOR COACH OF THE YEAR
    May 17, 2017
    Sacramento State Director of Track & Field Jeff Magley was named the Big Sky Conference Men’s Track & Field Coach of the Year, it was announced today. The honor is the second for Magley in his career and the first on the men’s side.
  • MEN WIN OUTDOOR TITLE, WOMEN PLACE THIRD AT BIG SKY CHAMPIONSHIPS
    May 13, 2017
    The Sacramento State men’s team completed its quest for the 2017 Big Sky Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championship on Saturday at Hornet Stadium. The men used a big scoring effort in the triple jump to move to the top of the team standings and then followed that effort with a season-best in the 4x400 relay to claim the third Big Sky men’s outdoor title in school history.
  • DOMINGUEZ, TURNER WIN EVENTS DURING DAY THREE OF BIG SKY CHAMPIONSHIPS
    May 12, 2017
    Victories from Michael Turner and Candice Dominguez highlighted the third day of the 2017 Big Sky Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Hornet Stadium.
  • BIG SKY CHAMPIONSHIPS PREVIEW: THROWS & RELAYS
    May 11, 2017
    An in-depth look at the throws and relays at the 2017 Big Sky Championships at Hornet Stadium.
  • VENZON AND JETTE LEAD TRACK & FIELD'S SWEEP OF MULTIS AT BIG SKY CHAMPIONSHIPS
    May 11, 2017
    There truly is no place like home for the Sacramento State track & field teams when it comes to the Big Sky Outdoor Championships. When the team last hosted in 2011, the Hornets captured the men’s and women’s team titles completing a sweep of the indoor and outdoor crowns during the year. Now back at Hornet Stadium in 2017, Sacramento State got off to a strong start with victories from seniors Elizabeth Venzon in the heptathlon and Max Jette in the decathlon.
  • BIG SKY CHAMPIONSHIPS PREVIEW: MIDDLE DISTANCE & DISTANCE
    May 10, 2017
    An in-depth preview of the races ranging from 800m to 10K at the 2017 Big Sky Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships
  • ACEVEDO LEADS DEC, CORRIGAN SECOND IN HEPT AT BIG SKY CHAMPIONSHIPS
    May 10, 2017
    Alec Acevedo is in first place in the decathlon and Kassandra Corrigan is in second place in the heptathlon after the first day of action at the 2017 Big Sky Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Hornet Stadium. The two events will conclude on Thursday and the main program of the meet will take place on Friday and Saturday.
  • BIG SKY CHAMPIONSHIPS PREVIEW: JUMPS
    May 09, 2017
    An in-depth look at the men's and women's horizontal and vertical jumps at the upcoming Big Sky Outdoor Championships at Hornet Stadium.
  • BIG SKY CHAMPIONSHIPS PREVIEW: SPRINTS/HURDLES/MULTIS
    May 08, 2017
    An in-depth look at the men's and women's sprints, hurdles and multi events heading into the 2017 Big Sky Outdoor Track & Field Championships on May 10-13 at Hornet Stadium.
  • TRACK & FIELD WINS 16 EVENTS AT SACRAMENTO STATE OPEN
    May 06, 2017
    The Sacramento State men’s and women’s track and field athletes combined to win 16 events and set four school top 10 marks on Saturday at the Sacramento State Open at Hornet Stadium. The meet was the final tune-up for the team before hosting the Big Sky Outdoor Championships on May 10-13.
  • SENIOR DAY HIGHLIGHTS FINAL TRACK & FIELD REGULAR SEASON MEET ON SATURDAY
    May 05, 2017
    The Sacramento State track and field team will host its final of the regular season when it welcomes the Sacramento State Open to Hornet Stadium on Saturday, May 6. The meet will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the women’s hammer competition. The first running event will start at 10 a.m. with the women’s 5K. Other teams with entries in the meet include UC Davis, San Jose State and UC Santa Cruz as well other numerous unattached competitors.
  • DOMINGUEZ RECORDS SECOND BEST HIGH JUMP IN SCHOOL HISTORY
    April 29, 2017
    The Sacramento State men’s and women’s sprinters and hurdlers enjoyed their best day of the season and Candice Dominguez recorded the second best high jump in school history to lead the team during the Brutus Hamilton Challenge on Saturday at Cal.
  • HEINEMANN POSTS SECOND FASTEST STEEPLECHASE IN SCHOOL HISTORY AT BRUTUS HAMILTON OPEN
    April 28, 2017
    The Sacramento State men’s and women’s track and field teams started two days worth of action on Friday with the Brutus Hamilton Open at Cal.
  • HORNET STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN 33 WINTER ACADEMIC ALL-BIG SKY HONORS
    April 27, 2017
    Sacramento State student-athletes in the winter sports of men’s and women’s basketball and men’s and women’s indoor track & field have earned 33 Academic All-Big Sky honors, the conference announced on Thursday.
  • ARMSTEAD CLAIMS ANOTHER BIG SKY ATHLETE OF THE WEEK AWARD
    April 24, 2017
    Sacramento State junior Darius Armstead was named the Big Sky Men’s Field Athlete of the Week, it was announced today. The honor is the second during the outdoor season for Armstead and follows his record-shattering performance at the Causeway Classic Dual Meet on Friday in Davis, Calif.
  • MEN FINISH FIRST IN CAUSEWAY CLASSIC DUAL, ARMSTEAD SHATTERS SCHOOL RECORD
    April 21, 2017
    The Sacramento State men won 10 events to defeat UC Davis in the Causeway Classic Dual on Friday night at Toomey Field. The Hornets scored 102 points compared to 89 from UCD. The men have now finished first in all three team scored events in which they competed this season.
  • TRACK & FIELD TAKES ON UC DAVIS IN CAUSEWAY CLASSIC DUAL
    April 20, 2017
    The Sacramento State men's and women's track and field teams will make the short trip to UC Davis for the 12th annual Causeway Classic Dual Meet on Friday night. The meet starts with the men's hammer at 2 p.m. The long jump begins the jumps at 4:15 p.m. and the running events start at 5 p.m. with the women's 4x100 relay.
  • TRACK & FIELD FINISHES WEEKEND AT BEACH INVITATIONAL
    April 15, 2017
    The Sacramento State men’s and women’s track and field teams concluded a three-meet weekend by taking part in the Beach Invitational hosted by Long Beach State on Saturday.
  • TRACK & FIELD SETS TWO TOP 10 MARKS AT MT. SAC RELAYS
    April 14, 2017
    Sacramento State athletics took part in the Mt. SAC Relays and Bryan Clay Invitational on Friday in Southern California.
  • DISTANCE RUNNERS START FULL WEEKEND AT BRYAN CLAY DISTANCE CARNIVAL
    April 13, 2017
    Members of the Sacramento State track & field team started a busy weekend by participating in the Bryan Clay Invitational Distance Carnival on Thursday night at Azusa Pacific. In all five Hornets competed in the day with the rest of the team set to begin competition on Friday during the second day of the Bryan Clay as well as the Mt. SAC Relays. The Hornets will also compete at the Beach Invitational at Long Beach State this weekend.
  • DARIUS ARMSTEAD NAMED BIG SKY FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
    April 03, 2017
    Sacramento State junior Darius Armstead was named the Big Sky Men’s Field Athlete of the Week following his efforts at the Mondo Team Challenge last Saturday at Hornet Stadium. The honor is the first for Armstead during his career.
  • MEN'S TRACK & FIELD RALLIES FOR WIN, WOMEN PLACE SECOND AT MONDO TEAM CHALLENGE
    April 01, 2017
    The Sacramento State men’s track & field team finished first and the women were second at the Mondo Team Challenge on Saturday at Hornet Stadium.
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