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Track and Field Sending 29 to NJCAA Indoor Nationals

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  MESA, AZ - In what head coach Steve Jacobs thinks is a school record the Mesa track and field program is sending 29 athletes to the NJCAA Division I Indoor National Championships this weekend in New York City.

  The event will take place at The Armory on the upper west side of Manhattan on Friday and Saturday.

  Mesa athletes have earned their trip by meet national qualifying standards all winter.

  It will be a great tune-up for MCC which will host the outdoor national championships and John D. Riggs Stadium May 15-17.

  Here are the athletes, their events, top performance and national ranking.

Name Event Performance Ranking
Men      
Johnny Allen 60 6.8 11th
  200 22.10 27th
Jordan Carder 400 49.20 27th
  Distance Medley Relay 10:34.57 10th
  4x400 Relay 3:20.66 15th
David Figueroa 600 1:21.67 13th
  4x400 Relay 3:20.66 15th
Jacob Flores Pole Vault 15-3 8th
Steven Gonzalez 1000 3:39.19 53rd
  Distance Medley Relay 10:34.57 10th
Andre Hewitt 60H 8.28 12th
Erik Johnson Shot 54-2 1/2 6th
Chris Lessard 800 1:59.43 48th
  Distance Medley Relay 10:34.56 10th
Alex Mbali High jump 6-6 3/4 12th
Austin McCrum Pole Vault 15-3 8th
Martin Moriel 200 22.34 46th
  400 48.72 16th
  600 1:21.70 14th
  4x400 Relay 3:20.66 15th
James Munsey Pole Vault 14-3 1/4 12th
Kyle Raecke 60H    
Drake Ridge 600 1:22.47 23rd
  4x400 Relay 3:20.66 15th
Eduardo Roa 3000    
  Distance Medley Relay 10:34.57 10th
Gerardo Villagomez 1000 2:40.27 70th
Women      
Dana Brady Pole Vault 11-5 3/4 4th
Ciara Daniel Pentathlon 3014 8th
  4x800 Relay 9:58.90 7th
Kristi Heathcote Pole Vault 11-5 3/4 4th
Karlie Kjerstad Distance Medley Relay 13:17.97 11th
Kadie McNamara Weight 49-2 1/4 10th
  Shot    
Salimah Muhammad Long Jump 17-9 1.2 18th
  60    
  4x400 Relay 9:58.90 7th
Jessica Schmitt Shot 42-7 1/2 10th
Renee Snoek 800 2:24.96 29th
  Distance Medley Relay 13:17.97 11th
Malia Ta'ase Shot 42-8 9th
  Weight 47-7 1/4 15th
Vicky Taverna Distance Medley Relay 13:17.97 11th
  4x400 Relay 9:58.90 7th
Alysha Thomas Pole Vault 10-6 10th
Emily Wilkinson 800 2:22.97 22nd
  Distance Medley Relay 13:17.97 11th
  4x400 Relay 9:58.90 7th
Bekah Young Distance Medley Relay 13:17.97 11th

 

 
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