Track and Field

Track and Field Set for Final Week of Regular Season

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SAN DIEGO – San Diego State is set for their final weekend of scheduled competition before the conference championships next month. The team will split up for three different meets competing at UC Irvine's Steve Scott Invitational, BYU's Robison Invitational, and Arizona's Desert Heat Classic.

The Steve Scott Invitational hosted by UCI will take place both Friday and Saturday. A total of 15 Aztecs will compete led by 12 distance runners. Friday will just be long jump of the field events at 4 p.m. and a distance carnival on the track starting at 5:45 p.m.

The pole vaulters will travel to Utah for the Robison Invitational hosted by BYU. The event will begin at 10 a.m. PT (11 a.m. MT).

Lastly, the Aztecs will have nine athletes compete at the Desert Heat Classic hosted by the University of Arizona. The Saturday meet will start at 12 p.m. with the hammer throw and running late into the night with the 4x400m relay marking the final event of the day at 9:45 p.m.

This Week's Entries
Arizona: Keira Bennett (hammer), Sameerah Evans (triple jump), Shaquena Foote (400m, 4x400m relay), Rhea Hoyte (400m hurdles, 4x400m relay), Charlize James (200m, 100m hurdles), Alex Lomeli (800m, 4x400m relay), Lidia Major (400m hurdles, 4x400m relay), Jada Pierre (100m, 100m hurdles), Hannah Waller (4x400m relay), Xiamara Young (long jump, triple jump)
BYU: Sydney Ash (pole vault), Jordan Leveque (pole vault), Lily Mulligan (pole vault), Kayla Tassara (pole vault)
UC Irvine: Sydney Bentley (200m, 400m), Vanessa Cabello (Mile, 5,000m), Melanie Falkowski (5,000m), Isabella Fauria (800m), Giselle Galles (long jump), Maya Gorman (long jump), Lauren Harper (800m), Maddie Heller (5,000m), Jessica Kain (5,000m) Sophia Nevin (5,000m), Maddy Parrone (5,000m), Bella Peretti (5,000m), Eva Rethmeier (3,000m steeplechase), Samantha Wood (800m, 5000m), Tatum Zinkin (800m)

Foote Named MW Track Athlete of the Week
• For the first time this outdoor season, and fourth time in 2024, Shaquena Foote was named the Mountain West Women's Track Athlete of the Week.
• The redshirt sophomore raced in two events at the Mt. SAC Relays, running a 52.17 in the 400m dash as well as running the second leg of a 43.79 4x100m relay performance.
• Both those times are fourth fastest, respectively, in program history while the 400m time also sets an SDSU sophomore class record.

Last Time Out
• San Diego State had 18 athletes for 25 total entries at last week's Mt. SAC Relays. Six of the entries were elite level entries in the 100m, 400m, 100m hurdles, 4x100m relay, and heptathlon.
• Across the four day meet, the Aztecs saw four marks enter into the record book and another is likely a NCAA Championship qualifying mark.
Jenna Fee Feyerabend competed in her first true multis event of the season and one PR and four season bests carried her to a 5,750 point performance in the heptathlon. The total was good for a ninth place finish and ranks 10th in the nation.
• Hannah Waller made history in long jump on day three of the meet. At 6.43m (21-1.25), she became just the second different Aztec to surpass 21 feet in long jump on her way to winning the event.
• The Relays ended with three top ten marks on the final day of the meet. Foote improved her fourth-ranked 400m time and set an SDSU sophomore class record, the relay team also ran the fourth fastest time in the 4x100m, and Xiamara Young entered the top ten at number eight in triple jump.