SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Members of the Sacramento State track & field teams will take part in three meets over three days, including the Mondo Team Challenge at Hornet Stadium on Saturday.
The action begins on Thursday with the Mike Fanelli Track Classic (formerly SF State Distance Carnival). Amelia Pear and Emma Armstrong will both compete in the women's 10K. On Friday, Amy Quinones will run the 1500 at the Stanford Invitational. Quinones has already set PRs in both the 800 and 1500 during the year and will take to the track among a loaded field which features over 100 entries. Her times of 2:08.54 and 4:26.80 lead the Big Sky.
The majority of the team will take part in the Mondo Team Challenge at Hornet Stadium on Saturday. The three-team scored meet will see Sacramento State take on UC Riverside and Idaho. Action will begin at 10 am and will see the Hornets face Idaho and UC Riverside in the team scored event.
Through three outdoor meets this season, Sacramento State has 27 marks which rank first or second in the Big Sky. Shilah Bedingfield leads the league in the 100 (11.87), 200 (24.05) and 400 (54.39) and has also been part of the team's 4x100 and 4x400 relays which pace the conference. Brittany Patterson sits atop the Big Sky in both the long jump (20-00.50) and triple jump (40-04.25).
Kyle Peterson also owns the best mark in the Big Sky in a pair of events. Peterson has a discus throw of 178-05 and a hammer toss of 196-03. The men are also represented by Abraham Maldonado (1:52.05, 800), Jevin Kitchen (6-08.00, HJ) and Ryan Tennant (23-08.25, LJ) as Big Sky leaders. Jelaia Jones (49-00.25, SP) and Shantel Nnaji (161-08, DIS) complete the league leaders for the women.