TRACK & FIELD WINS NINE EVENTS IN OPENING INDOOR MEET

TRACK & FIELD WINS NINE EVENTS IN OPENING INDOOR MEET

BOISE, Idaho — Sacramento State may have been the one of the last teams in the country to start its indoor season but the Hornets showed no effects from the long layoff, winning nine events and recording 44 top five finishes at the Bronco Invitational on Saturday at Boise State.

The meet was not team scored but included competitors from several Div. I institutions includes Boise State, Portland State and Utah as well as a talented group of athletes from NCAA Div. II and NAIA.

Sacramento State will next compete at the UW Invitational in Seattle on Jan. 26-27.

MEN'S TRACK NOTES

Andre Lindsey led a dominant performance by Sacramento State in the 60-hurdles. Lindsey had the fastest qualifying time after running 8.06 but proved even faster in the finals with a time of 8.01 to win the event. His time moved him into third in Hornet history and is the fastest time in the Big Sky Conference this season. Lindsey also placed fourth in the 60 in 6.98. His time of 6.93 in the qualifying round was .01 seconds off his career best.

Austin Tinsley finished one spot behind Lindsey in the 60-hurdles. Tinsley ran 8.15 in the qualifying round to tie for the seventh best time in school history and ranks fifth in the Big Sky this year. Senior Max Jette was fourth (8.44) and freshman Dakari Douglas was fifth (8.53) in the 60-hurdles.

Elijah Changco claimed victories in the mile and the 3K. Changco shattered his PR in both events running 4:20.09 in the mile and 8:43.37 in the 3K. His previous best in the mile was over seven seconds slower while his best 3K was 16 seconds off his pace on Saturday. Changco also moved into seventh place in the Sacramento State record book in the event. Aiden Schraer also cracked the top 10 in the 3K after running 8:51.82 to rank 10th. Schraer added a third-place finish in the mile (4:27.06).

• Sophomore Alec Foster had the top time in the 400 and was part of the 4x400 relay team which finished first. Foster ran 49.43 to win the 400 by a half second. He ran the anchor leg of the 4x400 team which had a time of 3:29.43. The relay also included freshmen Isaiah Marable and twins Calvin and Cinton Spellman.

WOMEN'S TRACK NOTES

• Amari Jones placed second in the 60 and 200. Jones was third after the qualifying round but shaved a tenth of a second off her time in the finals to run 7.70. That time is the sixth fastest in the Big Sky this year and was one-hundredth of a second off her career best. In the 200, Jones ran 25.06 which also moved her into sixth place in the Big Sky this season.

Carly Schulz was second in the 60-hurdles and third in the 200. Schulz was part of the Hornet attack in the early rounds of the hurdles. Sacramento State had four of the top six times in the early heats. However, just two ran in finals which were led by Schulz who ran 8.98. Schulz was third in the 200 in 25.20. Emilia Del Hoyo had the fastest time among the team in the 60-hurdles. Del Hoyo ran 8.85 which was the fourth fastest in the Big Sky this year.

• Denise Reis ran 2:14.66 in the 800 to finish third in her first indoor competition of her career. Reis' mark ranks sixth in the Big Sky.

• The 4x400 relay team of Cassidy Zurn, Mikayla Revera, Shilah Bedingfield and Schulz ran 3:53.68 to place second in the meet. The time was also the fifth fastest in the league.

MEN'S FIELD NOTES

Mohamed Abdullah started his season by finishing first in the high jump after clearing 6-04.75. The height was just off Abdullah's career best of 6-05.00.

Kyle Peterson won the weight throw and was second in the shot put. Peterson threw 57-07.50 in the weight throw and had a put of 51-11.75. That distance was 13 inches beyond his previous PR and jumped him into eighth place in school history.

• Three Hornets placed among the top five in the long jump. Cory Barger led the trio with a best of 23-02.50 which places him fifth in the Big Sky. Daron Bland was fourth at 22-10.50 and Jah Strange was fifth at 22-09.00.

Adrienne Jackson was second in the triple jump with a career best. Jackson had a best of 46-06.75 which was 26 inches beyond his PR set in 2016.

WOMEN'S FIELD NOTES

• Freshman Brittany Patterson claimed a win in the triple jump and was fourth in the long jump. Patterson tripled 39-01.25 in her debut which moved her into a tie atop the Big Sky standings. She also had a long jump of 18-04.50 and was fifth in the 60 in 7.84.

Hayley Ann Carbullido finished first in the pole vault. Carbullido cleared 11-11.75 which was six inches higher than the next closest vaulter.

Kathleen Durand set a PR in the shot put en route to a sixth place finish. Durand entered the meet with a best of 42-10.75 but recorded a put of 44-08.75.

BRONCO INVITATIONAL
Men's Results
60: 4. Andre Lindsey 6.98; 5. Clinton Spellman 7.02; 8. Daron Bland 7.16; T11. Calvin Spellman 7.13; 13. Austin Tinsley 7.15; 16. Jah Strange 7.21; 22. Richard Cooper 7.36; 23. Cory Barger 7.38; 24. Dylan Barger 7.39; 25. Dakari Douglas 7.47.
200: 5. Clinton Spellman 22.26; 6. Alec Foster 22.36; 9. Calvin Spellman 22.63.
400: 1. Alec Foster 49.43; 5. Isaiah Marable 50.27.
800: 6. Tre Lockwood 2:00.04; 7. Tristen Thomson 2:00.25; 8. Shane Marshall 2:00.30; 16. Max Jette 2:05.73.
Mile: 1. Elijah Changco 4:20.09; 3. Aidan Schraer 4:27.06; 4. Tyler Sickler 4:27.11; 7. Tristen Thomson 4:31.14; 8. Tre Lockwood 4:32.29.
3K: 1. Elijah Changco 8:43.37; 3. Tyler Sickler 8:51.82; 6. Aidan Schraer 8:58.09.
60H: 1. Andre Lindsey 8.01; 2. Austin Tinsley 8.23; 4. Max Jette 8.44; 5. Dakari Douglas 8.53; 9. Andrew Stich 8.84.
4x400: 1. Isaiah Marable, Calvin Spellman, Clinton Spellman, Alec Foster 3:20.43.
HJ: 1. Mohamed Abdullah 6-04.75; 4. Daron Bland 6-00.75.
PV: 7. Max Jette 14-09.00; 15. Andrew Stich 12-03.50; 16. Frederick Wagner V 11-09.75.
LV: 3. Cory Barger 23-02.50; 4. Daron Bland 22-10.50; 5. Jah Strange 22-09.00; 8. Richard Cooper 22-01.75; 10. Dylan Barger 21-04.75; 11. Frederick Wagner V 21-00.50; 13. Adrienne Jackson 20-07.25; 17. Jabari Reynolds 20-03.00.
TJ: 2. Adrienne Jackson 46-06.75; Jabari Reynolds, Jah Strange Foul.
SP: 2. Kyle Peterson 51-11.75; 18. Max Jette 38-07.75.
WT: 1. Kyle Peterson 57-07.50.

Women's Results
60: 2. Amari Jones 7.70; 5. Brittany Patterson 7.84; T9. Carly Schulz 7.90; 19. Amari Sperling 8.11; T27. Ivie Eboigbodin 8.40; T30. Artearra Coffey 8.50.
200: 2. Amari Jones 25.06; 3. Carly Schulz 25.20; 5. Shilah Bedingfield 25.45; 6. Mikayla Revera 25.59; 13. Angelica Cusworth 26.31; 15. Amari Sperling 26.44; 18. Cassidy Zurn 26.52; 38, Artearra Coffey 28.65.
400: 3. Cassidy Zurn 57.70; 4. Mikayla Revera 57.95; 8. Shilah Bedingfield 59.03; 9. Angelica Cusworth 59.83.
800: 3. Denise Reis 2:14.66; 5. Amy Quinones 2:16.23; 12. Savanna Perez 2:23.56; 15. Amelia Pear 2:24.82.
Mile: 6. Amy Quinones 5:05.11; 7. Denise Reis 5:07.05; 12. Cagnei Duncan 5:14.81; 14. Amelia Pear 5:16.84; 24. Savanna Perez 5:29.09.
3K: 2. Gracie Albano 10:22.35; 3. Cagnei Duncan 10:27.02.
60H: 2. Carly Schulz 8.98; 4. Artearra Coffey 9.26; 6. Sareena Patzke 9.31; 19. Julia Grimm 10.23; 2Q. Emilia Del Hoyo 8.85.
4x400: 2. Cassidy Zurn, Mikayla Revera, Shilah Bedingfield, Carly Schulz 3:53.68; 8. Angelica Cusworth, Amari Jones, Amari Sperling, Artearra Coffey 4:05.20.
HJ: T5. Shelby Dozier 5-03.25; 9. Julia Grimm 5-01.25; T10. Sareena Patzke, Sydney Pink 4-11.50; 15. Ivie Eboigbodin 4-11.50.
PV: 1. Hayley Ann Carbullido 11-11.75; Tessa Davis NH.
LJ: 4. Brittany Patterson 18-04.50; 5. Tia Cooke 17-11.50; 18. Sydney Pink 16-07.75.
TJ: 1. Brittany Patterson 39-01.25; 4. Emilia Del Hoyo 37-02.50; 8. Nashedah Mu'Min 36-09.00; 10. Tia Cooke 35-05.25.
SP: 6. Kathleen Durand 44-08.75; 8. Jelaia Jones 44-07.00; 15. Morgan Jones 39-08.50; Selena Cisneros-Haefke Foul.
WT: 4. Jelaia Jones 53-07.50; 9. Adora Garrick 50-04.75; 11. Morgan Jones 48-04.50; 17. Kathleen Durand 45-09.25.