WOMEN CLAIM SEVENTH BIG SKY INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP IN SCHOOL HISTORY

WOMEN CLAIM SEVENTH BIG SKY INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP IN SCHOOL HISTORY

BOZEMAN, Mont. — The Sacramento State women's track and field team captured its seventh Big Sky Conference Indoor Championship with a dominating performance on Saturday at Montana State. The team had 12 entries score points during the final day of the meet and recorded five top 10 marks and seven personal bests.

Sacramento State wrapped up the three-day meet with 100 total points which placed the team comfortably ahead of host Montana State who was second at 79. Northern Arizona was third with 75. The Hornet men finished in 10th place. Northern Arizona cruised to an easy win with 178.5 points while MSU was second at 99.

TRACK HIGHLIGHTS

Amy Quinones finished second in the mile to earn all-Big Sky honors. Quinones ran 4:56.14 in the first running event of the day and finished less than a half second behind NAU's Hannah Behunin. Quinones went on to finish 12th in the 3K but set a PR in 10:08.96 which ranks as the 10th fastest in school history.

Emilia Del Hoyo capped a busy meet which saw her finish third and set the school record in the pentathlon and place third in the long jump by running a career best 8.61 in the 60-hurdles. That time was three-hundredths faster than her previous best and tied her for sixth in Hornet history.

The team began to pull away from the field after the 400 where Mikayla Revera and Shilah Bedingfield finished fourth and fifth, respectively. Revera ran 55.89 for the sixth fastest in school history and crushed her PR by 1.18 seconds. Bedingfield crossed in 56.07 and together the duo added nine points to the team score.

Denise Reis was sixth in the 800 to continue to run of Hornet scorers. Reis ran 2:14.88 to move up two spots after claiming the eighth and final spot in the qualifying round.

Bedingfield and Revera returned to each score in the 200. Bedingfield earned all-Big Sky honors with a time of 24.75 to place second. She was just behind Southern Utah's Sinclair Watson who won in 24.69. Revera was sixth with a time of 25.06.

With the team victory already clinched, the women's 4x400 relay team put the final touches on the meet by running 3:47.29 to finish second. The team of Cassidy Zurn, Revera, Jasmin Correa and Bedingfield were in the lead for most of the race until being chased down by Montana State at the finish line. The Bobcats won the event in 3:46.87.

The men's 4x400 relay team of Jose Rodriguez, Calvin Spellman, Zach Blackwood and Isaiah Marable won the first heat and finished seventh overall in 3:21.59.

FIELD HIGHLIGHTS

Brittany Patterson earned her second consecutive Big Sky Indoor title with a win in the triple jump. Patterson jumped 40-05.50 on her third attempt and finished 6.25 inches ahead of the rest of the field. Nashedah Mu'Min also scored by placing sixth at 38-06.75. Freshman Jade Cany set a huge PR in the event with a leap of 36-07.75 to place 13th. Cany's previous long was 35-01.75. Cany also PRed in the high jump at 5-07.00 to move into seventh place in school history.

Jelaia Jones added four points to the team total with a fifth-place finish in the shot put. Jones, who was third in the weight throw a day earlier, had a pit of 46-05.00.

Andrew Fowler recorded the best finish for the Hornet men in any event. Fowler was successful at 16-00.00 to place second in the pole vault. That height ranks him sixth in school history and shattered his previous best of 15-01.75.

WOMEN'S TEAM STANDINGS
1. Sacramento State 100; 2. Montana State 79; 3. Northern Arizona 75; 4. Southern Utah 70; 5. Weber State 68; 6. Montana 65; 7. Idaho State 64.5; 8. Idaho 53; 9. Eastern Washington 48; 10. Northern Colorado 32.5; 11. Portland State 5.

MEN'S TEAM STANDINGS
1. Northern Arizona 178.5; 2. Montana State 99; 3. Southern Utah 64; 4. Eastern Washington 57.5; 5. Idaho 49.5; 6. Idaho State 44; 7. Weber State 40; 8. Northern Colorado 29; 9. Montana 27; 10. Sacramento State 19.5; 11. Portland State 14.

WOMEN'S RESULTS
60: 5. Brittany Patterson 7.63; 14. Meaghan Rogers 7.81; 19. Amari Jones 7.87; 22. Angelica Cusworth 7.94.
200: 2. Shilah Bedingfield 24,75; 6. Mikayla Revera 25.06; 28. Amari Jones 26.24; 30. Cassidy Zurn 26.46; 31. Meaghan Rogers 26.80.
400: 4. Mikayla Revera 55.89; 5. Shilah Bedingfield 56.07; 9. Cassidy Zurn 58.27.
800: 6. Denise Reis 2:14.88.
Mile: 2. Amy Quinones 4:56.14; 15. Cagnei Duncan 5:12.92.
3K: 12. Amy Quinones 10:08.96; Denise Reis DNF.
60H: 3. Emilia Del Hoyo 8.61; 19. Artearra Coffey 9.07; 25. Angelica Cusworth 9.32.
4x400: 2. 3:47.29.
DMR: 3. 12:01.36.
HJ: 9. Shelby Dozier 5-07.00; 10. Jade Cany 5-07.00.
PV: T12. Tessa Davis 11-05.00.
LJ: 3. Emilia Del Hoyo 19-00.75; 7. Brittany Patterson 18-08.00.
TJ: 1. Brittany Patterson 40-05.50; 6. Nashedah Mu'Min 38-06.75; 13. Jade Cany 36-07.75.
SP: 5. Jelaia Jones 46-04.00; 10. Morgan Jones 43-09.25.
WT: 2. Morgan Jones 60-04.00; 3. Jelaia Jones 59-10.50.
PENT: 3. Emilia Del Hoyo 3,815; 13. Chloe Lindbo 3,262.

MEN'S RESULTS
60: 20. Daron Bland 7.03.
200: 18. Calvin Spellman 22.92.
400: 18. Calvin Spellman 51.00; 20. Isaiah Marable 51.35.
4x400: 3:21.59.
DMR: 10. 10:43.87.
HJ: 4. Jevin Kitchen 6-09.75; 10. Daron Bland 6-04.25.
PV: 2. Andrew Fowler 16-00.00.
LJ: 6. Ryan Tennant 23-11.00; 10. Daron Bland 22-07.25; 16. Adrienne Jackson 21-08.75; 17. Tegbir Jhutty 21-07.50.
TJ: 10. Adrienne Jackson 46-01.25; 11. Ryan Tennant 45-11.25; 13. Tegbir Jhutty 44-10.25.
SP: 11. Kyle Peterson 51-11.00.
WT: 9. Kyle Peterson 58-02.50.
HEPT: 7. Frederick Wagner V 4760; 10. Andrew Fowler 4563.