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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...

Track and field teams finish first, second at Mondo Team Challenge

Track and field teams finish first, second at Mondo Team Challenge

Andre Newell

April 2, 2017


Filed under Featured, Sports, Track And Field

After earning team titles in the Rainbow Relays last week, the Sacramento State track and field teams returned to Hornet Stadium to compete Saturday in the Mondo Team Challenge. Joining Sac State at the Mondo Team Challenge was UC Davis, UC Irvine, Fresno State and North Dakota. The men’s te...

Track and field teams finish second, third in Hornet Invitational

Track and field teams finish second, third in Hornet Invitational

Matthew Nobert

March 19, 2017


Filed under Featured, Sports, Track And Field

Sacramento State hosted over 1,200 athletes in its two-day Hornet Invitational to begin its first on-campus track and field event of the outdoor season on Friday and Saturday at Hornet Stadium. The men’s team finished in third place (150 points) behind No. 2 Cal (164) and No. 1 Weber State (166) ...

Armstead: from struggling student to Sac State standout

Armstead: from struggling student to Sac State standout

Matthew Nobert

March 15, 2017


Filed under Featured, Sports, Track And Field

After being briefly kicked off his high school team and taking a year off from college, junior triple jumper Darius Armstead has found a home at Sacramento State. Armstead, who transferred from Fresno City College, holds the Sac State record in the triple jump with a 51-02.75 mark at the Big Sky In...

Men’s triple-jump team ends season ranked No. 4 in NCAA

Men’s triple-jump team ends season ranked No. 4 in NCAA

Matthew Nobert

March 6, 2017


Filed under Featured, Sports, Track And Field

The Sacramento State men’s triple-jump team has leaped out of the shadows and is in the spotlight as the fourth-ranked squad in the nation. Sac State freshman Jah Strange, senior Gathunga Ndirangu, juniors Mohamed Abdullah and Darius Armstead — who now holds the Sac State indoor record in the t...

Hornets look to end indoor track and field season atop Big Sky

Hornets look to end indoor track and field season atop Big Sky

Matthew Nobert

February 22, 2017


Filed under Featured, Sports, Track And Field

The Sacramento State’s men’s and women’s track and field teams are getting ready for the end of indoor competition and the beginning of the outdoor season. As Sac State will head to Idaho Thursday for the indoor Big Sky Championships, junior jumper Darius Armstead said both coaches and ath...

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