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Women’s track and field dominate, men fall in Causeway Classic Dual

Women’s track and field dominate, men fall in Causeway Classic Dual

Eric Jaramishian

April 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Track And Field

During an event filled with personal records, the Sacramento State women’s track and field team defeated UC Davis while the men fell against the Aggies in the annual Causeway Classic Duel on Friday at Hornet Stadium. The women dominated with a 38-point victory, while the men’s team lost by one...

Sac State women finish first, men take third in Mondo Team Challenge

Sac State women finish first, men take third in Mondo Team Challenge

Emily Rabasto, Visuals editor

April 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Track And Field

The Sacramento State women’s triple jump athletes nearly swept the podium, while the men’s 4x100 meter relay team missed their second handoff during the Mondo Team Challenge at Hornet Stadium on Saturday. The meet featured track and field athletes from seven schools around the country including...

Talent runs in the family for Sac State sophomore jumper

Talent runs in the family for Sac State sophomore jumper

Nick Koeneke

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Track And Field

After growing up in the desolate Southern California desert, Sacramento State sophomore jumper Jah Strange found inspiration for track and field through the rich heritage laid down by his family. Strange — a second-generation track athlete from Indio, California — has found success in the college ranks...

Dual-sport speedster outruns his competition on track, football field

Dual-sport speedster outruns his competition on track, football field

Angel Guerrero, Sports editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports, Track And Field

Over a decade ago, Andre Lindsey stood and watched as the football he was supposed to be grabbing bounced on the ground — but now he’s picking up recognition as one of Sacramento State’s most impressive athletes. Lindsey, who led the Football Bowl Subdivision with 30.24 yards per catch in th...

Track and field teams set to begin Big Sky Indoor Championships

Track and field teams set to begin Big Sky Indoor Championships

Eric Jaramishian

February 19, 2018


Filed under Featured, Sports, Track And Field

The Sacramento State track and field teams are wrapping up their indoor regular season as the program prepares for the Big Sky Indoor Championships from Thursday to Saturday in Flagstaff, Arizona. Despite setbacks due to injuries and sickness, Sac State has enjoyed accomplishments from both individu...

Men’s track and field team takes home Big Sky title

Men’s track and field team takes home Big Sky title

Andre Newell

May 13, 2017


Filed under Featured, Sports, Track And Field

The Sacramento State men’s and women’s track and field teams finished first and third, respectively, in the Big Sky Conference Championships from May 10-13 at Hornet Stadium. Sac State’s men’s team finished with a total of 131.20 points, while the women’s team finished with 107 behind Montana ...

Hornets win 16 events in Sacramento State Open

Hornets win 16 events in Sacramento State Open

Andre Newell

May 7, 2017


Filed under Sports, Track And Field

In what was a tune-up meet to prepare for the Big Sky Championships, the Sacramento State track and field team hosted the Sacramento State Open at Hornet Stadium on Saturday. Both the men’s and women’s teams combined to win a total of 16 events and set four top-10 school marks. Senior thrower...

Sac State men finish first, women take second in Causeway Classic

Sac State men finish first, women take second in Causeway Classic

Matthew Nobert

April 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Track And Field

The Sacramento State track and field team visited UC Davis for the 12th annual Causeway Classic dual meet Friday where the men took the win, but the women left in defeat. Sac State saw personal bests at Toomey Field in nearly every event, including junior Darius Armstead's record-breaking triple jump...

Women’s shot put team ranked No. 12 in NCAA

Women’s shot put team ranked No. 12 in NCAA

Andre Newell

April 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Track And Field

After boasting the No. 4 ranked indoor men’s triple-jump squad, the Sacramento State track and field team now has a women’s shot put foursome in the 12th-place spot of the NCAA outdoor season. Sac State freshman Morgan Jones, sophomore Jelaia Jones, junior Kathleen Durand and senior Tyhana Coop...

CSU Board of Trustees sue manufacturers of $800K tracks

CSU Board of Trustees sue manufacturers of $800K tracks

Matthew Nobert and Sami Soto

April 7, 2017


Filed under Featured, Sports, Track And Field

The California State University Board of Trustees filed a lawsuit against manufacturer Mondo USA on March 14 due to the appearance and performance of Sacramento State's $853,270 tracks at Hornet Stadium. The board is suing the manufacturer for a breach of contract, breach of express warranty, br...

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