Track & Field

TRACK & FIELD: 25 Aztecs qualify for nationals

April 19, 2012

By MEGYN FITZGERALD   The Pima Community College track and field team ended its regular season with 13 women and 12 men qualified for nationals. The Aztecs participated in the third and final ACCAC conference meet of the outdoor season at Mesa Community College on April 13. In the five-way dual meet, the women finished […]

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Track and Field: Aztecs set records at indoor nationals

March 8, 2012

By MEGYN FITZGERALD The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams broke more school records at the final indoor meet of the season, the NJCAA Indoor National Championships in Charleston, Ill., on March 2-3. The meet brought the number of records set this season to 11. Both teams did well in the […]

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Aztecs continue to set new Pima records

February 21, 2012

By MEGYN FITZGERALD The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams continued to produce national qualifying marks and break school records Feb. 17 and 18 at the Central Arizona Relays in Coolidge. “If things come together like I hope they will, we’ll do great at nationals,” head coach Greg Wenneborg said. “We […]

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Pima Olympic hopeful Curley fails to place

January 26, 2012

By MYLO ERICKSON   The Olympics had tryouts in Houston for the marathon on Saturday, Jan. 14. There were about 156 men racing on a 26.2 mile course, and only the top three qualified for the team. Craig Curley is from Kinlichee, a Navajo reservation in northeast Arizona. He also happens to be a Pima […]

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Pima looks to hurdle over the competition

January 26, 2012

By MYLO ERICKSON Pima Community College’s track and field team is looking to improve on its 2011 season, in which its women’s team finished third at regionals and finished 18th at nationals. The men’s team finished last season by placing fourth at regionals and 21st at nationals. “We’re in full swing,” head coach Greg Wenneborg […]

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Summer recap: Aztec sports ranked no. 22 in the nation

September 1, 2011

By MYLO ERICKSON Daniels photo by ED ADAMS Contreras photo by JAMES KELLEY Pima Community College stayed in the top 25 of the national ranking of athletic departments, but slipped a bit. In the 2010-11 rankings, PCC dropped six spots, to No. 22 from its all-time best No. 16 in 2009-10. The National Alliance of […]

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POSTSEASON UPDATE: Women’s track & field finishes 18th at Nationals, men 21st

May 20, 2011

May 21 PCC press release Aztec Press photos by ED ADAMS HUTCHINSON, KS – The Pima Community College 2010-11 athletic year came to a close Saturday afternoon as the PCC men’s and women’s track teams competed in final day action at the 2011 NJCAA Outdoor Nationals. The Aztec women’s team picked up four points on […]

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POSTSEASON UPDATE: Track & field: women finish 3rd, men 4th at Regionals

May 11, 2011

May 13 PCC press release Aztec Press photo by ED ADAMS MESA, AZ – The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams wrapped up final-day action at the Region 1 Championship Meet, late Thursday evening, with the Aztecs women placing third overall and the men fourth. The PCC men’s 4×400 placed second […]

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ONLINE EXTRA: Aztec thrower ranks among top in the nation

May 5, 2011

Story, video and photo by JOEL GANTT Pima Community College has a track and field athlete who is ranked third in the nation in the hammer throw and seventh in the nation in shot put. If that’s not impressive enough, this athlete has only been practicing track and field for three years. Introducing Christian Tovar, […]

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ONLINE EXTRA: Track & Field headed to Nationals

May 5, 2011

Story and video by JOEL GANTT Photos by Ed Adams The Pima Community College track team began post-season play May 2 and will end it with at least 20 athletes at Nationals. Pima opened the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 1 Championships well  May 2-3 at the Multi-Event Championship. Freshman Dylan Moeykens finished second […]

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Track & Field teams finish conference play

April 21, 2011

By JOEL GANTT The Pima Community College track and field teams wrapped up their conference slate April 16 at Mesa Community College. The men’s team went 3-2 at the meet. Their Arizona Community College Athletic Conference record is 9-6. The women tied with Mesa, going 3-1-1 at the meet. Their final conference record is 9-5-1. […]

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3 PCC athletes rise to top 4 in national rankings

April 7, 2011

By JOEL GANTT Photo by LEFTRICK HERD The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams have had athletes shoot up the national rankings, and started conference play 6-4. Pima traveled to Scottsdale on April 2, where they individually competed at the Paradise Valley Community College invitational. Three Aztecs are now individually ranked […]

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ONLINE EXTRA: Track & field begin conference play with victories

March 24, 2011

Story and video by JOEL GANTT Photo by LEFTRICK HERD The Pima Community College track and field teams started Arizona Community College Athletic Conference outdoor meets and then quickly stepped out of conference play. The Aztecs competed in the Willie Williams invitational on March 18 and 19 at the University of Arizona. Freshman Zion Harvey […]

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Men’s track & field finishes 15th at indoor Nationals

March 10, 2011

Story by JOEL GANTT Photo by ED ADAMS In its first trip to the indoor Nationals since 2004, the Pima Community College track and field men’s team finished 15th and placed three in the top 10. On March 4-5, the men’s and women’s teams competed at the National Junior College Athletic Association Indoor National Championships […]

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Track & field sends 15 to indoor Nationals

February 22, 2011

By JOEL GANTT Photo by JAMES KELLEY After two more successful meets, the Pima Community College track and field teams will send 15 athletes to the indoor Nationals and got a jump on qualifying for outdoor Nationals. The Aztecs will send a party to the National Junior College Athletic Association on March 4-5 at Texas […]

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