SACRAMENTO, Calif. — With just two meets remaining before the Big Sky Championships, the Sacramento State indoor track & field teams will travel to Albuquerque, N.M., to compete at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic on Friday and Saturday.
The meet will start on Friday with the women's weight throw at 3 p.m. PT and wrap up the opening day at 6:10 p.m. PT with the women's 200. On Saturday, the competition gets under way at 9 a.m. PT with the women's shot put and concludes with the women's 4x400 at 1:30 p.m. PT.
The New Mexico Collegiate Classic women's field will boast a pair of top 10 teams with No. 3 New Mexico and No. 7 LSU. Other ranked women's teams include UCLA (18th), Arizona (23rd) and Arizona State (25th).
On the men's side, LSU enters the meet ranked fourth in the USTFCCCA poll and will be joined by fellow SEC power Arkansas which is 17th.
Other schools with entries for the meet will be UNLV, San Diego State, Air Force, Fresno State, UC Davis, Colorado Mesa, CSU-Pueblo, UC-Colorado Springs, Adams State, UTEP, Sacramento State, Concordia (Calif.), San Francisco State, Cal Poly, New Mexico State and Azusa Pacific.
Through the first two weeks of the year, Sacramento State has 11 student-athletes ranked among the top five in the Big Sky. Brittany Patterson is first and Nashedah Mu'Minin is second in the triple jump. Shilah Bedingfield is second in the 200 and 400. Amy Quinones is second in the mile. Emilia Del Hoyo is second in the 60-hurdles and heptathlon and fifth in the long jump. Denise Reis is third in the 800 while Jelia Jones and Morgan Jones rank third and fourth in the weight throw.
On the men's side, Kyle Peterson is second in the weight throw. Andrew Stich is fifth in the heptathlon and Andrew Fowler owns the same rank in the pole vault.
Sacramento State will be represented by 30 women and 20 men at the New Mexico Classic. The Hornets have eight men entered in at least three events. Included in that group is Stich and Frederick Wagner V who will compete in the 200, 60-hurdles and long jump. Stich will add a fourth event in the pole vault and Wagner will take part in the triple jump.
The Sacramento State women have five student-athletes competing in three events.
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