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Softball and track and field athletes named Gators of the Week

Softball and track and field athletes named Gators of the Week

Ildar Sabirov
April 29, 2019
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A dominant weekend from SF State softball and track and field athlete Maya Cook earn them Gator of the Week honors for the week of April 22 the athletic department announced on Monday. Junior Michelle Castro and freshman Brylynn Vallejos helped lead Gators softball to their second-ever CCAA postsea...

Women’s track and field athletes crack top-10 all-time lists

Devanique Brown, hurdler for the SF State Gators women's track and field team came in a close second place in the 100 meter hurdles event on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016 at Cox Stadium. (Eric Chan / Xpress)

Chris DeJohn
February 28, 2016
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The SF State women’s track and field team rewrote the University record book during the 2016 Johnny Mathis Invitational at Cox Stadium Saturday, Feb. 27. First, sophomore and civil engineering major Adriana Calva decimated the first-place all-time Gator record in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase. “I...

PHOTOS: SF State Distance Carnival showcases track and field athletes

PHOTOS: SF State Distance Carnival showcases track and field athletes

Alvaro Alfaro
April 6, 2012
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[HTML1] Hundreds of athletes came to SF State's Cox Stadium Friday, April 6 to compete in outdoor track and field event "The Distance Carnival," marking the second home meet for the Gators, who had 26 runners competing. In the women's 10,000 meter run, Zuleima Jimenez placed seventh with a time of 36 min...

SF State track and field athletes excel at national championships

SF State track and field athletes excel at national championships

Alvaro Alfaro
March 14, 2012
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Whether they propel a metal ball or their bodies through the air, three track and field athletes have managed to excel to the highest level of collegiate competition. Sophomore Keenya McDaniel and seniors Meagen Moiola and Luisa Musika represented SF State in three events at the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II Indoor Track and Field Ch...

Two San Francisco athletes put on hold due to Olympic postponement

Shannon Rowbury, a three time Olympian, two time bronze medalist, American and World record holder, Nike Pro Runner and mom runs along the water at Ocean Beach. (Kameron Hall /Golden Gate Xpress)

Alonso Frias, Staff reporter
April 1, 2020
Filed under Coronavirus, Sports

The Summer Olympics has now been added to the long list of sporting events to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic that is sweeping the world. There was a lot of back and forth between the Olympic committee and the Prime Minister of Japan, where the Olympics are taking place, to establish a decision ...

SF State student breaks school track record

Alexis Henry poses for a photo in Cox Stadium. (Sandy Scarpa / Golden Gate Xpress).

Grady Duggan
February 25, 2020
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SF State track and field athlete, Alexis Henry, etched her name into the record books earlier this month. The track and field team traveled to Michigan to compete in Grand Valley State’s Big Meet on Feb. 14-15 and Henry set a new SF State record by running the 200m in 24.16 seconds, beating all othe...

Part-time track, full-time soccer

Part-time track, full-time soccer

Alonso Frias, Staff reporter
May 21, 2019
Filed under Sports

For many two-way athletes, there will always be a sport of choice, one they pick over the other. Sophomore Peter Swinkels, a communications major from San Francisco, is one of these two-sport athletes. He is a part of the newly-formed men's track and field team and plays goalkeeper for the SF State so...

Women’s track and field aim for success at conference championships

Women’s track and field aim for success at conference championships

Sam-Joseph Chavarria
May 1, 2019
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The beginning of the Women’s Track & Field CCAA Championships at Triton Track and Field Stadium in La Jolla, CA begin on Thursday, May 2. SF State boasts many athletes that rank highly among track athletes from all over California. If their exceptional regular season marks are any indication...

Week in Review: Gator athletes stay active through spring break

Devanique Brown, 21, brodcasting major, practicing hurdle drills on Apr. 1, 2018.

Ildar Sabirov
April 2, 2019
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Devanique Brown, 21, brodcasting major, practicing hurdle drills on Apr. 1, 2018. (BRIAN VU/ GOLDEN GATE XPRESS)   It was an eventful spring break for Gator athletics, with many track and field athletes setting  personal bests, baseball losing the top spot in CCAA standings and softball’s underwhelming perfo...

Men’s track team reborn

Senior Jacob Mendoza (left) runs around the track during practice on March 15. He is a part of the SF State wrestling team and the track team as well. Mendoza joined
the team to help meet the 18-person requirement for the spring 2019 semester. (SHAYLYN MARTOS/Golden Gate Xpress)

Ildar Sabirov
March 19, 2019
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After a 15-year hiatus from the athletic lineup, SF State reintroduced men’s track and field this past month, with almost half of this season’s roster doubling as two-sport athletes. The team houses five wrestlers and three soccer players, something that might cause a double-take when initially...

Women’s track and field assistant arrested

Chioke Robinson (San
Jose Police Department)

Geoffrey Scott
March 12, 2019
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San Jose Police arrested SF State women’s assistant track and field coach Chioke Robinson on campus Thursday, Feb. 21, for the alleged sexual assault of four minors over a 12-year period. The San Jose Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force / Child Exploitation Detail charged...

SF State runs back with the men’s track and field team

SF State runs back with the men’s track and field team

Alonso Frias, Staff reporter
March 4, 2019
Filed under Sports

Photo Courtesy SF State Athletics/Christine Jacobson SF State Athletics Department reintegrated the men’s track & field team to the school's wide range of sports teams after being absent for 15 years. Director of Athletics, Stephanie Shrieve Hawkins, announced the return of the team on Feb. ...

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