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Aztecs Competing At Women's Track and Field Mountain West Championships

Most of the events are scheduled for Friday and Saturday afternoon and evening.
By GoAztecs
 

The 2022 Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships begin Wednesday, May 11 and run through Saturday May 14, at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Clovis, California, as the Aztecs look to defend their 2021 title.
 
The Aztecs will have athletes competing in the heptathlon on Wednesday, with action slated to begin at 3:30 p.m. PT. SDSU will have athletes competing Thursday as well, as the heptathlon will conclude on Thursday night.
 
The bulk of the conference championship will take place on Friday and Saturday afternoon and evening. The field events will start on Friday afternoon with the women's long jump prelims and finals at 3:00 p.m. PT, hammer throw prelims and finals at 4:30 p.m. PT, and pole vault finals at 5:00 p.m. PT., and the shot put at 7:00 p.m. PT. Additionally, all prelims for all track events will take place on Friday, where the top eight finishers will advance to Saturday's finals.
 
On Saturday, finals for the women's discus will take place at 2:00 p.m. PT, triple jump at 4:00 p.m. PT, and for both the high jump and the javelin at 6:00 p.m. PT. Finals of each track event will run continuously from 5:15 p.m. onward, with the 4x100m relay final up first, until the final event of the meet, the 4x400m relay at 8:45 p.m. PT. 
 
The Mountain West Network will provide live coverage of the 2022 MW Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Fans can watch the outdoor track & field championships on their phones or connected TVs via the Mountain West app. Watch every moment of the MW Outdoor Track & Field Championships live on your own TV through Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV or Roku. Mobile applications are available through the iOS App Store and Google Play. Visit TheMW.com/app for more information.
 
Aztec Tidbits
Outdoor Season Notes
• Heading into conference championships, the Aztec pole vault team is ranked seventh in the country by USTFCCCA. That ranking is based on each team's top four athletes highest clearances and rank them based off that. Kaitlin Heri, Ashley Callahan, Elizabeth Funk and Corey Friedenbach have all cleared at least 13-03.25 this season.
• Kaitlin Heri cleared 14-00.50 at the Beach Invitational on April 16, which is tied for 4th in SDSU history and is the 16th highest height cleared this year in the country.
• The heptathlon squad is also ranked among the national elite by USTFCCCA. Lead by freshman Jenna Fee Feyerabend who scored 5,509 to set a freshman class record, the squad is ranked seventh in the country.
Jada Moore put in a strong showing at the Desert Heat Classic on April 30. The sophomore posted top-10 times all-time in both the 100m dash (11.50) and the 200m dash (23.28).
• The Aztecs 4x100m relay team are ranked first in the conference heading into the weekend. The team of Tai McDonald, Jalyn Harris, Aisha Watt, and Jada Moore are the top seed after running a 44.32 at the Desert Heat Classic in Tucson. That time is no. 8 all-time in SDSU history.
• The 4x400m relay team are also ranked first in the conference heading into the weekend. The team of Nyjari McNeil, Sakura Roberson, Aisha Watt and Jalyn Harris ran 3:34.57 at the Sun Angel Classic in Tempe Arizona, which is the no. 6 all-time time in SDSU history.
• Currently the Aztecs have 10 athletes and a relay team who are in qualifying positions to compete at the West Regionals at the end of May.
• The Aztecs won the Mountain West Outdoor Championship last year with 161 points, their most in the Outdoor Championships since 2013.
• SDSU has won three of the last four and five of the last eight MW Outdoor Championships.
• Head Coach Shelia Burrell won her fifth Mountain West Coach of the Year award last season.
• SDSU won seven gold medals at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships last year. Jada Moore won three golds (100m, 200m and 4x100m relay).
• The Aztecs had 14 All-Mountain West honorees last season and return 13 of them, losing only Maya Brosch (400m hurdles & 4x400m relay) to graduation.
• The SDSU 4x100m relay team qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships last year and all four runners return (Danae Dyer, Tai McDonald, Jada Moore and Aisha Watt). The Aztecs have had a representative in 23 of the last 24 NCAA Outdoor Championships.