Rachel Alesi
Rachel  Alesi

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
El Cajon, Calif.

High School:
Christian HS

Height:
5-7½

Event:
Throws

04/25/2017

Aztec T&F Competes Coast-to-Coast This Weekend

T&F competes coast-to-coast this weekend

04/22/2017

Aztec T&F Wins Triton Invitational Behind Three Event Champions

T&F wins Triton Invitational

04/21/2017

Draxler Wins PV Title to Open Triton Invitational

T&F: Draxler wins PV title

04/19/2017

T&F Heading to UCSD for Triton Invitational This Weekend

T&F at UCSD this weekend

04/15/2017

T&F Closes Busy Week with a Flourish

T&F closes busy week with a flourish

03/11/2017

Track & Field - San Diego Collegiate Challenge - Photos by Derrick Tuskan

Women's Track & Field opens up it's outdoor season at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge

03/26/2016

Aztec Invitational - Photography by Ernie Anderson

Aztec Invitational

· Second-Team USTFCCCA All-American (2016, Discus Throw)
· All-Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Team (2016, Shot Put)
· Two-time Mountain West Academic All-Conference (2015, 2016)

Collegiate Bests
Shot Put (Indoor):
47-11.75 (Feb. 28, 2015 at the MW Championships - Albuquerque, N.M.)

Shot Put (Outdoor): 49-09.25 (May 13, 2016 at MW Championships - Clovis, Calif.)
Discus Throw (Outdoor): 180-14 (May 28, 2016 at NCAA West Regionals - Lawrence, Kan.)
Javelin Throw: 130-00 (March 29, 2014 at the Aztec Invitational - San Diego, Calif.)

NCAA Championships
2016: 
12th (175-11 - Discus Throw)

NCAA West Regionals
2016:
8th (180-04 - Discus Throw)

Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships
2016:
2nd (49-09.25 - Shot Put) | 5th (162-00 - Discus Throw)
2015:
16th (41-10.75 - Shot Put)

2014: 6th (154-07 - Discus Throw) | 15th (40-08.75 - Shot Put)

Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships
2016: 14th (40-10.50 - Shot Put)
2015:
6th (47-11.75 - Shot Put)


2015-16
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in the shot put and discus throw, qualifying for the NCAA West Prelims in both events and the NCAA Championships in the discus throw, en route to a Second-Team USTFCCCA All-American honor in the discus throw and an All-Mountain West honor in the shot put … Won the discus at the San Diego Collegiate Championships (157-00) … Finished second at the California Collegiate Invitational in the discus throw (179-11) … At the Triton Invitational, earned third in the shot put (49-09.25) and sixth in the discus (170-03) … At the MW Championships, earned second with a collegiate-best 49-94.25 in the shot put for fifth all-time and fifth in the discus throw (162-00) … In her next appearance, at the NCAA West Prelims, posted a collegiate best in the discus throw (180-04) for sixth all-time and an eighth-place overall finish … Concluded the season by earning 12th at the NCAA Championships (175-11).
 

Indoor Track and Field: Competed in the shot put at three meets: the NAU Challenge (43-04.25, 12th), the UW Invitational (Foul) and MW Championships (40-10.50, 14th).

2014-15
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in the shot put and discus throw during the season... attained collegiate-best marks in both events, including a third-place finish in the shot put at the Mangrum Invite (April 11) after throwing 46-08.25 and an impressive second-place performance at the UCLA Legends Invite (April 3) with a solid throw of 167-00... started the season at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge on March 14 with a win in the shot put (45-09.00) and a second-place finish in the discus (164-06) helping the Aztecs claim second as a team... was 17th in the shot put (41-05.25) and 25th in the discus (129-09) at the Aztec Invitational on March 28... also competed at the UCLA Legends Invite, PRing in the discus at 167-00, earning her a second-place finish and a No. 7 rank in SDSU's all-time history book... also placed seventh in the shot put (45-01.75) and 10th in the javelin throw (112-05)... earned a trip to the Mountain West Championships where she took 16th in the shot put (41-10.75) on May 16.

Indoor Track and Field: Competed only in the shot put for three meets before traveling to the MW Championships on Feb. 28... earned an eighth-place showing at the NAU Friday Night Duals after throwing 45-05.75 on Jan. 16... competed at the Armory Track Invite throwing 39-03.00, which was good for 33rd... claimed 12th at the Don Kirby Invite on Feb. 14 with a throw of 46-10.25... improved on her mark two weeks later at the MW Championships to 47-11.75, leading to a No. 5 spot on SDSU's all-time list.

2013-14
Outdoor Track and Field:
Was a regular for the Aztecs in three throwing events - shot put, discus throw and javelin throw ... posted collegiate bests of 44-02.50 (shot), 154-07 (discus) and 130-00 (javelin) ... competed at the MW Championships in both the discus (sixth, 154-07) and shot put (15th, 40-08.75) ... competed in all three events at the UCSD Collegiate on March 15, taking third in both the discus (147-06) and the javelin (127-00), and seventh in the shot (38-05.00) ... was in the invitational flights of all three events at the Aztec Invitational on March 29, finishing fourth in the discus (153-07), seventh in the shot put (40-07.50) and 11th in the javelin throw (130-00) ... was sixth in the discus (147-07) and 15th in the javelin (116-03) at the Cal/Nevada Championships on April 4 ... came in 31st in the invitational discus at the Mt. SAC Relays on April 18 with a mark of 144-07 ... doubled in the shot put (sixth, 42-05.75) and discus throw (14th, 137-08) at the HP/OTC Series I on April 24 ... was 19th (44-02.50) and 28th (145-02) in the shot put and discus throw, respectively, at the Triton Invitational (April 25-26) ... also was fourth in the shot (42-03.50) and sixth in the discus (152-07) at the Oxy Invitational on May 10.

Indoor Track and Field: Did not compete during the indoor campaign.

2012-13
Outdoor Track and Field:
Did not represent SDSU at any meets, but did compete unattached ... utilized her redshirt season.

Indoor Track and Field: Did not compete, electing to redshirt.

High School
Earned four letters from nearby Christian High School in El Cajon, Calif. ... was a two-time first-team all-Central League selection (2010 and 2012) and a first-team CIF San Diego Section pick ... earned four CIF medals for her career (three in shot put, one in discus throw) ... owns personal bests of 42-01.25 in the shot put, 149-02 in the discus throw and 5-01.00 in the high jump ... competed at the 2011 U.S. Junior Track and Field Championships, taking first in the shot put (4kg young women) in 36-11.75 and third in the discus throw (1kg young women) in 116-06 ... was also recruited by Cal State Northridge, Fresno State, Idaho State and Azusa Pacific ... a scholar-athlete who twice (2011-12) appeared on the San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic team ... was one of only two in Christian's graduating class to earn the triple crown award for excellence in athletics, academics and Christian character.

Personal:
Rachel Alesi was born Oct. 25, 1994, in San Diego, Calif. ... parents are Tom and Kathy Alesi ... One of her brothers, Joel, is a punter on the Aztec football team ... majoring in mathematics.

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