SDSU Track and Field heads to Mangrum Invitational
As of Nov. 6, 2014
Shot Put (Outdoor): 44-02.50 (April 26, 2014 at the Triton Invitational - La Jolla, Calif.) Discus Throw: 154-07 (May 16, 2014 at the MW Championships - Laramie, Wyo.) Javelin Throw: 130-00 (March 29, 2014 at the Aztec Invitational - San Diego, Calif.)
Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships
2014: 6th (154-07 - Discus Throw) | 15th (40-08.75 - Shot Put)
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.
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.
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.
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 ... plans to major in engineering.