T&F in second at MW Championships
T&F's Ellis sixth in MW Heptathlon
T&F at MW Championships
T&F wins at Penn Relays, in Irvine
T&F competes coast-to-coast this weekend
Women's Track & Field opens up it's outdoor season at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge
· Mountain West Spring All-Academic Team (2014-15, 2015-16)
Discus Throw: 127-08 (March 14, 2015 at SD Collegiate Challenge - San Diego, Calif.)
Hammer Throw: 178-2 (March 18, 2016 at Trojan Invitational - Los Angeles, Calif.)
Javelin Throw: 104-02 (March 15, 2014 at UCSD Collegiate - La Jolla, Calif.)
Weight Throw: 46-11.50 (Jan. 16, 2016 at NAU Challenge - Flagstaff, Ariz.)
Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships
2016: 9th (173-07 - Hammer Throw)
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in the hammer throw in eight meets, including the MW Championships ... Threw 178 feet, 2 inches at the Trojan Invitational on March 18, placing fourth ... Won the hammer throw at the San Diego Collegiate Championships, throwing 176 feet, 3 inches ... Placed fourth at the California Collegiate Invitiational (173-06) and fifth at the Cal State LA Twilight Open (170-11) ... Competed at the MW Championships, finishing ninth (173-07).
Indoor Track and Field: Competed in the weight throw at the NAU Challenge, finishing fourth after throwing 46 feet, 11.50 inches.
Outdoor Track and Field: Was a regular competitor in the hammer throw for the Aztecs... took third at the Aztec Invite after throwing 172 feet, 6 inches on March 27... also competed at the UCLA Legends Invite (8th, 162-11), Mangrum Invite (4th, 160-09.50), Bryan Clay Invite (9th, 170-05) and the UCSD Triton Invite (April 24) where she posted a season-best 172-09 to earn 27th at the meet... completed the season at the Oxy Invite (May 9), taking sixth after throwing 170-08.
Indoor Track and Field: Did not compete in the indoor season.
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed mainly in the hammer throw, but also a few times in the discus throw and javelin throw ... made her Aztec debut at the UCSD Collegiate on March 15, taking second in both the discus throw (114-02) and the hammer throw (160-06) ... came in 11th in the invitational hammer at the Aztec Invitational on March 28 in 158-02 and 13th in the invitational javelin a day later in 104-02 ... came in 10th in the hammer at the Cal/Nevada Championships on April 5 in 155-03 ... picked up her first collegiate victory, winning the hammer at the Soka Peace Invitational on April 18 in 165-07 ... was sixth in the hammer at the HP/OTC Series I on April 24 in 166-01 ... came in 24th the following day in the hammer at the Triton Invitational in 166-06, which was the sixth-best mark in SDSU's history ... ended her season in seventh in the hammer at the Oxy Invitational on May 10 in 161-07.
Indoor Track and Field: Did not compete during the indoor campaign.
Has competed 10 years for the prestigious Gefle IF track club, which has produced two Olympic champions and 16 world records ... also owns international experience as she represented Sweden at the 2012 International Juniors Meet in Mannheim, Germany ... captured gold medals in the hammer throw at the 2009 Swedish Youth National Championships, 2011 Swedish Junior Championships and three at the Swedish School Championships (2009-10, 2012), while earning a silver medal at the 2010 Swedish Youth National Championships ... owns a personal record is 178-05, which would already rank fourth all-time at SDSU (heading into 2013 season).
Freja Fredrika Liljedahl was born on May 13, 1994, in Gavle, Sweden ... parents are Ola Liljedahl and Lena Nyblad Liljedahl ... plans to major in psychology.