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

Sacramento State sophomore Amari Jones competes in the women's 4x100 meter relay during the 12th annual Causeway Classic Friday at Toomey Field in Davis, California. The women's team finished second to UC Davis by the score of 110-81. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Matthew Nobert

April 22, 2017

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

Sacramento State freshman thrower Morgan Jones practices her shot put during practice on April 12 at Hornet Stadium. Jones is one of four throwers who has helped Sac State become the 12th ranked team in the nation. (Photo by Andre Newell)

Andre Newell

April 18, 2017

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

The California State University Board of Trustees filed a lawsuit against Mondo USA on March 14 due to the appearance and performance of the Sacramento State tracks at Hornet Stadium. (Photo by Sami Soto)

Matthew Nobert and Sami Soto

April 7, 2017

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

Sacramento State freshman Artearra Coffey, left, and senior Kristen Robinson, right, sprint in the women's 100-meter hurdle race in the Mondo Team Challenge April 1 at Hornet Stadium. (Photo by Andre Newell)

Andre Newell

April 2, 2017

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

Sacramento State senior Elizabeth Venzon, left, and sophomore Emilia Del Hoyo compete in the 100 meter hurdles as a part of the heptathlon in the Hornet Invitational Friday at Hornet Stadium. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Matthew Nobert

March 19, 2017

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

Sacramento State junior jumper Darius Armstead practices for high jump with some run throughs on March 10 at Hornet Stadium. Armstead is on the four-man squad of Sac State jumpers that finished the indoor season ranked fourth in the NCAA for track and field. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Matthew Nobert

March 15, 2017

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

The Sacramento State men's triple-jump team, left to right, Mohamed Abdullah, Gathunga Ndirangu, Jah Strange and Darius Armstead ended the indoor track and field season ranked No. 4 in the country with an average of 14.78 meters. (Photo courtesy of Sacramento State track and field team)

Matthew Nobert

March 6, 2017

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

Sacramento State junior jumper Darius Armstead practices his high jump during practice on Feb. 15 at Hornet Stadium. Armstead is on the four-man squad of Sac State jumpers that finished the indoor season ranked fourth in the NCAA for track and field. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Matthew Nobert

February 22, 2017

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...

Berlioux, Powell earn back-to-back Big Sky Conference honors

Jessica Plasencia

May 4, 2015

Two Hornets have set themselves apart from the rest of their conference competition this season by combining to win four Big Sky Conference Track Athlete of the Week honors this outdoor season.Chloe Berlioux, 22, earned her second Big Sky Athlete of the Week award on Tuesday, April 28. She won it for her...

Men’s track and field beat Aggies at Causeway Classic

Jessica Plasencia

May 2, 2015

Sacramento State track and field traveled to UC Davis to compete in the Causeway Classic meet on Friday, May 1 at Woody Wilson Track.At the dual meet, the Hornets’ men’s team won against the Aggies. The Sac State men earned 108 points. They accumulated 24 more points out of the 18 events. The women...

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