Aztec T&F Wraps up Day One at the Don Kirby Invitational
Feb. 9, 2018
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The San Diego State Track and Field team wrapped up day one of the Don Kirby Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. Friday evening. The evening was highlighted by Ellison Grove's No. 2 finish in the 600 and Lisa Anne Barrow's long jump of 19-09.75, a top-ten mark in program history.
Grove's time of 1:33.41 was just 0.07 seconds behind the first place finisher, Linnea Saltz out of Central Arizona.
Lisa Anne Barrow had the fifth best long jump, clearing 19-09.75, which is tied for the sixth best jump in program history. She finished third amongst collegiate athletes. Barrow also won her section in the 200 with a season-best time of 24.33.
Jalyn Harris continued her strong freshman campaign with a seventh place finish out of 54 entrants in the 400, running a season-best time of 56.09. Lakin Hatcher finished in 19th with a time of 56.94.
Saturday's events get started at 10:00 a.m. MT with the 60-meter hurdle qualifiers and the pole vault and are followed by the triple jump (10:30 a.m. MT) and 60-meter qualifying round (10:40 a.m. MT). The 60 semi's will be at 12:15 p.m. MT and the finals will take place at 2:15 p.m. MT. Other races featuring Aztecs include the 400 (1:55 p.m. MT), the 800 (2:40 p.m. MT) and the meet's final race, the 4x400 relay (3:15 p.m. MT).
Don Kirby Collegiate Invitational
Univ. of New Mexico - Albuquerque, N.M.
Feb. 9, 2018
Individual Results (Winner and SDSU only)
1. Lauren Rain Willia (Oregon) -- 23.16
16. Lisa Anne Barrow (SDSU) -- 24.33 (won Section 9)
27. Jalyn Harris (SDSU) -- 24.49
44. Lakin Hatcher (SDSU) -- 24.95
400m (out of 54 entrants)
1. Tynita Butts (Central Arizona) -- 55.02
7. Jalyn Harris (SDSU) -- 56.09
19. Lakin Hatcher (SDSU) -- 56.94
600m (out of 20 entrants)
1. Linnea Saltz (Central Arizona) -- 1:33.34
2. Ellison Grove (SDSU) -- 1:33.41
High Jump (out of 36 entrants)
1. Shawkia Iddrisu (Unattached) -- 5-¬¬11.25 (1.81m)
24. Hannah Taylor (SDSU) -- 5-02.25 (1.58m)
T27. Asia Smith (SDSU) - 5-02.25 (1.58m)
Long Jump (out of 48 entrants)
1. Christabel Nettey (Canada) -- 21.04-75 (6.52)
5. Lisa-Anne Barrow (SDSU) - 19-09.75 (6.04m, T6th best in school history)
25. Asia Smith (SDSU) - 18-00.25 (5.49m)
33. Alliyah Woodall (SDSU) -- 17-08.00 (5.38m)
35. Jelena McNown (SDSU) - 17-05.25 (5.31m)