Track & Field

TRACK AND FIELD: Logo finishes second at nationals

March 10, 2016

By CASEY MUSE JR. The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams notched top-20 finishes March 4-5 at the NJCAA Indoor National Championships in Winston-Salem, N.C. The men’s team finished in15th place out of 27 teams with a total of 17 points. Sophomore Amanuel Logo had a good day, earning 12 of […]

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TRACK AND FIELD: Logo breaks mile record

February 23, 2016

By CASEY MUSE JR. Sophomore Amanuel Logo led the way as the Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams competed Feb. 20 at the Puma Indoor Invitational Last Chance Qualifier in Phoenix. Logo took second place in the one-mile race. He broke the PCC record in the process with a time of […]

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TRACK: Track and Field continues to stand out

May 7, 2015

By WILL WILLCOXSON The Pima Community College men and women’s track and field teams took home three Region I Championship titles on May 5 at Mesa Community College. The men’s team scored 65 points on the day and the women’s team finished with 66. Sophomore Kaysee Pilgrim earned her Region I Championship title with a […]

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Track and Field: Pima produces 12 national qualifiers

April 23, 2015

By WILL WILLCOXSON The Aztecs competed at the Mesa Community College invitational on April 10, both meets contained fellow junior colleges, some foreign athletes from Wales and Calgary and some universities like Grand Canyon University, San Jose State and Brigham Young University. Freshman Amanuel Logo and sophomore Peter Gonzales both set national qualifiers in the […]

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Pima puts up 13 qualifiers

April 9, 2015

By WILL WILLCOXSON The Aztec track and field team returned from the March 27-28 Puma Outdoor Invitational with five more national qualifiers added for the outdoor championships in May. Among the qualifiers was freshman Blair Benefield, who also broke the pole vault school record with a height of 11 feet and six inches. Though Benefield […]

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Track and Field: Pima takes on universities

March 26, 2015

By WILL WILLCOXSON After a successful run in the Indoor NJCAA championships, the Pima Community College track and field teams competed with the big dogs at the universities. The Aztecs competed with fellow junior colleges as well as universities like the University of Arizona and Grand Canyon University at UA in the March 19 Willie […]

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Ex-hurdle star now trains others

March 12, 2015

By WILL WILLCOXSON Former Pima Community College track star Alfonso Mejia, 21, has spent this season as a volunteer hurdle assistant for the track and field coaching staff. “He is doing very well,” sprint and hurdle assistant coach Walter Henderson said. “With the experience that he brings, he is able to assist the other hurdlers.” […]

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TRACK AND FIELD: Pilgrim a national champion

March 12, 2015

By WILL WILLCOXSON The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field team competed in the NJCAA Indoor National Championship in New Mexico on Feb. 6-7. Sophomore Kaysee Pilgrim placed first in high jump with a height of 5 feet 10 1/4 inches, marking her second indoor national championship in a row. Her mark […]

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Pima posts 13 national qualifiers

February 12, 2015

By WILL WILLCOXSON Already well into the season, Pima Community College Track and Field teams have competed in two competitions since the beginning of the year. After two meets, the Aztecs have 13 national qualifiers, with 11 meets still left in the season. The Aztecs hosted teams from  Central Arizona Community College, Glendale Community College, […]

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TRACK & FIELD: Aztec wins national title in long jump

May 10, 2014

By JAIME HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track team had a strong showing at the NJCAA Championships on May 16-17 at Mesa Arizona. Woman’s team takes 12th place Sophomore Brianna Rodriguez won the national championship in the long jump for the Aztecs with a jump of 18. 11 3/4. The win marked the […]

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TRACK AND FIELD: Nationals await May 15-17

May 8, 2014

By JAIME HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track team made big strides in the second day of the Region I track championships in Mesa on May 6. The final day of competition took place after Aztec Press went to the printer. Results will be posted at aztecpressonline.com as they become available. Pima […]

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TRACK AND FIELD: Aztecs hit national qualifications

April 24, 2014

By JAIME HERNANDEZ Pima Community College men and women’s track team went 2-2 in their second conference meet of the season in Mesa on April 18.   Women’s team qualifying PCC women’s team improved on some existing national qualifying mark at Mesa. Sophomore Nikki Regalado took first place in the 1500-meter with a time of […]

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New track star shows off speed

April 10, 2014

By JAIME HERNANDEZ Pima Community College athlete Kevin Lamont Snead has played football his entire life. It wasn’t until this spring that Snead decided to apply his talents to the track. He had no idea that he could get this good so fast in a sport in which he’s never competed. In only his second […]

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TRACK: Teams have strong showing in Glendale

April 10, 2014

By JAIME HERNANDEZ Pima Community College men’s and women’s track teams failed to provide a national qualifier during competition at the Glendale Community College Outdoor Invitational on April 5, but did have several first-place finishes. To date, 14 Aztecs have national qualifying marks. Women jumpers dominate On the women’s side, four Aztec jumpers finished with […]

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TRACK AND FIELD: Aztecs keep setting national marks

March 27, 2014

By JAIME HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track teams set five national marks in the Willie Williams Classic at the University of Arizona on March 21-22. Women set national marks The women’s team continued a strong start to the season by setting national marks at the Willie Williams Classic. Sophomore Nikki Regalado […]

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