T&F opens 2017 with strong showing
T&F opens season Saturday
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SDSU T&F ready for NCAA West Prelims this weekend
Thirteen Aztecs qualify for NCAA T&F West Prelims
· All-Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Team (2016, 400 Hurdles, 4x400 Relay)
60 Meters: 8.06 (Jan. 25, 2014 at Cherry & Silver Invitational - Albuquerque, N.M.)
200 Meters (Indoor): 25.21 (Jan. 16, 2016 at NAU Challenge – Flagstaff, Ariz.)
200 Meters (Outdoor): 25.41 (March 15, 2014 at UCSD Collegiate - La Jolla, Calif.)
400 Meters (Indoor): 56.50 (Feb.13, 2016 at Don Kirby Collegiate Invitational - Albuquerque, N.M.)
400 Meters (Outdoor): 54.98 (April 15, 2016 at Bryan Clay Invitational – Azusa, Calif.)
60-Meter Hurdles: 8.47 (Feb. 27, 2016 at MW Championships – Albuquerque, N.M.)
100-Meter Hurdles: 13.80 (April 2, 2016 at California Collegiate Invite – San Diego, Calif.)
400-Meter Hurdles: 58.02 (May 14, 2016 at MW Championships – Clovis, Calif.)
NCAA West Preliminary Rounds
2016: 27th (59.68 - 400-Meter Hurdles)
Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships
2016: 1st (58.03 - 400-Meter Hurdles) | 2nd (3:41.21 - 4x400-Meter Relay) | 7th (13.79 - 100-Meter Hurdles)
2015: 7th (13.93 - 100-Meter Hurdles) | 6th (1:02.50 - 400-Meter Hurdles)
2014: 10th (14.28 - 100-Meter Hurdles)
Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships
2016: 4th (60-Meter Hurdles) | 4th ( 4x400-Meter Relay) | 13th (56.73 - 400 Meters)
2015: 6th (3:47.07 - 4x400-Meter Relay) | 6th (8.60 - 60-Meter Hurdles)
2014: 6th (3:49.28 (conv) - 4x400-Meter Relay) | 7th (8.66 - 60-Meter Hurdles)
Outdoor Track and Field: Won the MW Championships and posted the fourth-best time in program history and a collegiate best with her 58.02 mark in the 400 hurdles ... Qualified for the NCAA West Prelims, finishing 27th in the quarterfinals in the event (59.68) ... Won the 400 hurdles at the California Collegiate Invitational (1:00.02) and the Trojan Invitational (1:00.99) ... Finished third in the 400 hurdles at the Aztec Invitational (1:00.56) ... Raced in the 100-meter hurdles in seven meets ... Placed second with a collegiate-best 13.80 at the California Collegiate Invitational ... Other top five finishes in the event came at the Aztec Invitational (3rd (open), 14.00 and 5th (invitational), 14.06), Payton Jordan Invitational (4th, 14.07) and the Triton Invitational (5th, 13.82) ... Competed in the 400 meters at the Bryan Clay Invitational (5th, 54.98) and the Payton Jordan Invitational (9th, 55.79) ... As a member of the 4x400-meter relay, won the San Diego Collegiate Challenge (3:49.16) and the Aztec Invitational (3:47.08), finishing second at the MW Championship (3:41.21).
Indoor Track and Field: Qualified for the MW Championships in the 4x400-meter relay (4th, 3:43.44), the 60-meter hurdles (4th, 8.47) and the 400 meters (13th, 56.73) ...4x400-meter relay and 60-meter hurdle times were third- and ninth-best all-time ... Top five finishes in the 60-meter hurdles came at the NAU Challenge (8.61) and the UW Invitational (8.83) ... Placed fourth in her lone appearance in the 200 meters during the year at the NAU Challenge (25.21) ... In addition to the MW Championships, also ran the 400 meters at the UW Invitational (6th, 56.65) and the Don Kirby Elite (39th, 56.50).
Outdoor Track and Field: Finished her season competing at the MW Championships and posting final times in the 100-meter hurdles (eighth, 13.93 seconds), 400-meter hurdles (sixth, 1:02.50) and a fifth-place showing in the 4x400-meter relay with a time of 3:44.70... also improved from last season and ran personal-best times of 55.94 seconds in the 400 at the Mangrum Invite (April 11) in addition to an eighth-place time of 13.93 seconds in the 100mH at the Bryan Clay Invite (April 17).
Indoor Track and Field: Began her second year on the Aztec squad scoring once again at the MW Championships (Feb. 28) in the 4x400-meter relay (sixth, 3:47.07), which topped SDSU's all-time rankings at No. 7... also competed in the 60-meter hurdles, achieving a personal best time of 8.60 seconds which was good for sixth place... was entered in a series of meets for SDSU, including a third-place finish (8.62 seconds) in the 60mH and a fifth-place finish in the 4x400 relay (3:56.34) at the NAU Friday Night Duals (Jan. 16)... also was seventh in the 400-meters (56.32) at the Don Kirby Elite (Feb. 13).
Outdoor Track and Field: Finished her season with a 10th-place showing in the 100-meter hurdles at the MW Championships on May 16 ... made her Aztec outdoor debut at the UCSD Collegiate on March 15, where she came in third in the 200 (25.41) and sixth in the 400 (58.91) ... competed at the Aztec Invitational (March 28-29), taking sixth in the 100 hurdles (14.21) and eighth in the 400 hurdles (1:05.95) ... helped the Aztecs win another Cal/Nevada Championships title on April 4-5, taking sixth in the 100 hurdles in 14.30 and 19th in the 200 in 25.65 ... was 31st in the open 100 hurdles at the Mt. SAC Relays on April 18 in 14.37 ... competed at the Triton Invitational on April 26, finishing sixth in the 100 hurdles (14.34) and 15th in the 200 (25.56).
Indoor Track and Field: Scored for the Aztecs at the MW Championships (Feb. 28-March 1) in both the 4x400-meter relay (sixth, 3:49.28) and the 60 hurdles (eighth, 8.72) ... donned the Scarlet and Black for the first time at the Cherry & Silver Invitational on Jan. 24-25 in the 60 meters (42nd, 8.06) and the 200 (57th, 25.82) ... also was 29th in the 200 at the Howie Ryan Invitational on Jan. 31 in 26.42 ... also was 51st in the 200 (25.68) at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational on Feb. 14.
Lettered three years at Rangitoto High School in Auckland, New Zealand, and completed her last two years at Marsden High School in Sydney, Australia ... also competed for North Harbour Bays Athletic Club (NZ) for three years and another three years with the UTS Northern Suburbs Athletic Club (Aus) ... had personal-best times of 12.42 in the 100 (2011), 24.61 in the 200 (2013), 56.31 in the 400 (2010), 13.82 in the 100 hurdles (33in) (2013), 13.61 in the 100 hurdles (30in) (2013), 44.23 in the 300 hurdles (2009) and 1:02.56 in the 400 hurdles (2012) ... competed throughout her young career in Australia and New Zealand ... won the gold medal at the 2013 Australian National Junior Championships in the 100 hurdles (33in) ... also in the 100 hurdles was the silver medal winner in both the NSW State Junior Championships and NSW State Open Championships in 2013 ... captured a bronze medal in the 200 at the 2013 NSW State Junior Championships ... also earned the 2012 Principal's Award and 2012 Pierre de Coubertin Award ... in New Zealand was the recipient of the Blues Award for Athletics (2009-10), Intermediate Girls Athletic Championship Trophy (2010) and the Excellence in Athletics (2010 - 200 and 80 hurdles - and 2009) ... captured the gold medal in the 80-meter hurdles at the New Zealand Secondary School Athletic Association Championships in 2010 after winning the silver in 2009 ... ran a leg of the 4x100-meter relay team which set a New Zealand national record in 2009 ... competed in the 2013 Melbourne Track Classic, the 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games and the 2010 Oceania Championship Games ... became the New Zealand record holder for the women's U17/U18 100 Hurdles (30in) (13.61) in 2012.
Madison Victoria Gipson was born April 14, 1995, in Wellington, New Zealand ... parents are Andre and Debbie Gipson ... plans to major in journalism.