Aztecs Head to New Mexico for Cherry and Silver Collegiate Invitational

Jan. 19, 2017


Weekly Release

San Diego State track and field team will have its first test of the season at altitude when it travels to Albuquerque, N.M. for the Cherry and Silver Collegiate Invitational, hosted by New Mexico, on Fri., Jan. 20 and Sat., Jan. 21 at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

The Aztecs will send 16 athletes to the meet, with 13 Aztecs competing in multiple events.

Four seniors will be partaking in multiple events. Starlynn Singleton is scheduled for the long jump and 200 meters, and Kira Moreland will run the 60 meters and the long jump. Micha Auzenne is on tap to participate in the 60-meter dash and the 60-meter hurdles, while Tyra Lea will compete in the 60-meter dash and the 400 meters.

Two Aztec freshmen are also scheduled for multiple events. Marked down to run the 60-meter hurdles and the 400 is Andrenette Knight. In her collegiate debut, Coryne McKenney is slated for the shot put and weight throw.

Simone Glenn, Ashley Henderson and Rochene Smith will participate in both the 60-meter dash and the 200.

Ellison Grove, Monique McPherson and, in their SDSU Track and Field debuts, Cindy Flores and Angela Wilson are slated to run the 600 and 800.

Je’Neal Ainsworth will compete in the long jump and triple jump. Jelena McNown is on the docket to compete in the long jump, while senior Rachel Alesi is scheduled for the weight throw.

The meet kicks off for the Aztecs at 4:10 p.m. on Friday with the qualifying prelims of the 60-meter hurdles. The first round of the 60-meter dash is the next event for SDSU at 4:30 p.m., which will occur concurrently with the long jump. At 5:30 p.m., the 600 meters takes place, with San Diego State’s day ending with the 200 at 6:15 p.m.

On Saturday, SDSU’s day begins with the triple jump at 11 a.m. The semifinal of the 60-meter hurdles follows at 11:15 a.m., which precedes the 60-meter dash semifinal at 11:35 a.m. The finals of the 60-meter hurdles are at 12:40 p.m., while the 60-meter finals are at 1:50 p.m. At 1:20 p.m. will be the 400 meters, while the 800 meters is at 2:20 p.m. San Diego State will close the meet with the 4x400-meter relay at 2:55 p.m.

San Diego State and the host Lobos will be joined by competitors from Adams State, Azusa Pacific, Barton County CC, Cal State Northridge, Eastern New Mexico, Lubbock Christian, New Mexico JC, New Mexico State, SMU, Stanford, Texas, Trinidad State JC, UC-Colorado Springs, UTEP, Wayland Baptist and West Texas A&M.

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