Henderson, Draxler Pace No. 22 Track & Field at UW Preview

Bonnie Draxler (pictured) and Ashley Henderson each finished second and were the top collegian in their event at the UW Preview.
Jan. 13, 2018

SEATTLE -

Live Results

Seniors Ashley Henderson and Bonnie Draxler each finished second in their respective events and first among collegiate athletes to lead the No. 22 San Diego State track and field team Saturday at the UW Preview in Seattle.

Henderson took second in the finals of the 60-meter dash in a time of 7.33 seconds, only trailing seven-time long jump world champion Brittany Reese (7.31). Heading into Saturday, only three other Division I athletes had run faster than Henderson’s 7.33. The 7.33 was 0.10 seconds faster than her prelim time of 7.43.

Draxler, meanwhile, set an indoor personal best by clearing 13 feet, 9 ¾ inches (4.21m) to finish second behind 2016 Olympian Diamara Planell Cruz of Puerto Rico. Each athlete had the same mark, but Cruz won the jump-off. The 13-09.75 is the sixth-best mark in Aztec indoor history and the fourth best in DI (entering Saturday).

Jalyn Harris had a fine collegiate debut with SDSU, taking third out of 46 in the 400 in 56.29 and teaming up with Lakin Hatcher, Lisa-Anne Barrow and Sakura Roberson to run the seventh-fastest indoor 4x400 in school history with at time of 3:44.91. Only Stanford’s 3:41.54 was faster on the day.

Barrow was busy as well, finishing fourth in the long jump with a leap of 18-04.50 (5.60m), taking 10th in the 200 (24.74) and running a leg in the aforementioned 4x400.

Freshman Asia Smith tied for fifth in the high jump (5-03.00 (1.60m)) in her collegiate debut and also ran a leg of the eighth-place 4x400 (4:00.28) along with Jasmine Young, Ellison Grove and Maya Brosch.

Aliyah Woodall came in sixth in the triple jump (38-02.25 (11.64m)) in her San Diego State and collegiate debut, while Je’Neal Ainsworth was seventh in 38-01.50 (11.62m).

Lakin Hatcher took seventh in the 400 in 57.68 and Hannah Taylor was 10th in the high jump with a height of 5-03.00 (1.60m).

The Aztecs are next in action on Jan. 27 at the New Mexico Team Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M.

UW Preview
Univ. of Washington - Seattle, Wash.
Jan. 13, 2018

Individual Results (Winner and SDSU only)

60 Meters (qualification prelims) (out of 51 entrants)
1. Venessa D’Arpino (Oregon) - 7.54q
6. Rochene Smith (SDSU) - 7.62q
7. Simone Glenn (SDSU) - 7.63q
11. Callista Fletcher (SDSU) - 7.70
20. Jalyn Harris (SDSU) - 7.85
44. Aliyah Woodall (SDSU) - 8.53
46. Je’Neal Ainsworth (SDSU) - 8.63

60 Meters (prelims) (out of 21 entrants)
1. Brittney Reese (USOC-CV) - 7.37q
4. Ashley Henderson (SDSU) - 7.43q
11. Rochene Smith (SDSU) - 7.69
14. Simone Glenn (SDSU) - 7.66
15. Callista Fletcher (SDSU) - 7.67

60 Meters (finals) (out of 8 entrants)
1. Brittany Reese (USOC-CV) - 7.31
2. Ashley Henderson (SDSU) - 7.33

200 meters (out of 58 entrants)
1. Jaide Stepter (Unattached) - 23.60
10. Lisa-Anne Barrow (SDSU) - 24.74
11. Callista Fletcher (SDSU) - 25.04
35. Jasmine Young (SDSU) - 26.70

400 Meters (out of 46 entrants)
1. Jaide Stepter (Unattached) - 52.50
3. Jalyn Harris (SDSU) - 56.29
7. Lakin Hatcher (SDSU) - 57.68
23. Maya Brosch (SDSU) - 1:00.30
24. Jasmine Young (SDSU) - 1:00.40

1,000 Meters (out of 26 entrants)
1. Stephanie Brown (Unattached) - 2:44.78
17. Ellison Grove (SDSU) - 2:54.65
20. Sakura Roberson (SDSU) - 2:57.25

Mile (out of 40 entrants)
1. Jenna Westaway (Brooks) - 4:36.17
26. Cindy Flores (SDSU) - 5:16.65

60-Meter Hurdles (qualification prelims) (out of 36 entrants)
1. Khadejah Jackson (Oregon) - 8.77q
9. Asia Smith (SDSU) - 8.89

60-Meter Hurdles (prelims) (out of 19 entrants)
1. Erica Bougard (USOC-CV) - 8.20
15. Asia Smith (SDSU) - 9.02

4x400-Meter Relay (out of 17 teams)
1. Stanford ‘A’ - 3:41.54
2. San Diego State ‘A’ (Lakin Hatcher, Lisa-Anne Barrow, Sakura Roberson, Jalyn Harris) - 3:44.91 (No. 7 all-time at SDSU)
8. San Diego State ‘C’ (Jasmine Young, Ellison Grove, Asia Smith, Maya Brosch) - 4:00.28
10. San Diego State ‘B’ (Rochene Smith, Ashley Henderson, Simone Glenn, Callista Fletcher) - 4:00.98

High Jump (out of 31 entrants)
1. Elizabeth Patterson (Unattached) - 6.00.75 (1.85m)
T5. Asia Smith (SDSU) - 5-03.00 (1.60m)
10. Hannah Taylor (SDSU) - 5.03.00 (1.60m)
--. Jelena McNown (SDSU) - No Height

Pole Vault (out of 43 entrants)
1. Diamara Planell Cruz (Puerto Rico) - 13-09.75 (4.21m)
2. Bonnie Draxler (SDSU) - 13-09.75 (4.21m) (No. 6 all-time at SDSU)
--. Marissa Berry (SDSU) - No Height

Long Jump (out of 48 entrants)
1. Baileh Simms (Unattached) - 20-01.00 (6.12m)
4. Lisa-Anne Barrow (SDSU) - 18-04.50 (5.60m)
14. Jelena McNown (SDSU) - 17-06.75 (5.35m)
43. Hannah Taylor (SDSU) - 13-09.00 (4.19m)

Triple Jump (out of 18 entrants)
1. Marisa Kwiatkowski (Stanford) - 41-02.25 (12.55m)
6. Aliyah Woodall (SDSU) - 38-02.25 (11.64m)
7. Je’Neal Ainsworth (SDSU) - 38-01.50 (11.62m)

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