Track and Field

Pima sends two freshmen to nationals

April 12, 2018

By MICHELLE TRUJILLO The Aztecs of Pima Community College sends freshmen Katherine Bruno and Hailey Myles to the NJCAA Region I Nationals. April 6 The Aztecs hosted the Aztec Outdoor Invitational at the West Campus track. Two freshmen, Bruno and Myles, both set national qualifying marks.  Bruno qualified for her second event, the 3,000-meter steeplechase […]

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Dylla sprints to success at Indoor Nationals

March 8, 2018

By MICHELLE TRUJILLO On March 2 and 3, the Pima Community College track and field team wrapped up the indoor track and field season at the NJCAA Indoor National Championship. The championship meet took place at the Texas Sports Performance Center in Austin, Texas. Sophomore and distance runner Collin Dylla earned 10 points for PCC […]

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Dylan sprints to success at Indoor Nationals

March 8, 2018

By: Michelle Trujillo On Mar. 2-3 the Pima Community College Track and Field team wrapped up the indoor track and field season at the NJCAA Indoor National Championship. The Championship meet took place at the Texas Sports Performance Center in Austin, Texas. Sophomore and distance runner Collin Dylla earned 10 points for PCC after winning […]

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Pima Aztecs run and jump to victory

February 26, 2018

By MICHELLE TRUJILLO On Jan. 27, the Aztecs set records and earned national qualifying marks while competing at the Paradise Valley Community College indoor invitational. After three attempts, sophomore Tony Chavez set the new Pima Community College school record in pole vault at 15 feet, 3 inches. That’s 8 inches better than his national qualifying […]

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Pima runs and jumps to victory

February 8, 2018

By MICHELLE TRUJILLO On Jan. 20, Pima Community College kicked off the 2017-2018 track and field indoor season by hosting the Aztec Indoor Invitational at West Campus. Despite the 50-degree weather, several Pima athletes won their events. Two athletes even set two indoor national championship qualifiers. “We have a great team this year with a […]

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TRACK AND FIELD: A long (jump) and winding road

April 6, 2017

By EDDIE CELAYA Standing nearly 6 feet tall with stunning red hair, sophomore Hannah Bartz is used to standing out in a crowd. Put her on the track and she doesn’t just stand out; she races to the front of the pack. “We were always pretty fast in elementary school,” Bartz said of herself and her equally fast, just as brightly […]

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TRACK AND FIELD: Pima jumpers sweep meet

April 6, 2017

 By KATELYN ROBERTS After a home meet at the Willie Williams Invitational, Pima Community College track and field hits the road until April 8.  March 23-25: Puma Outdoor Meet WOMEN’S Freshman Alyssa Watkins took third with her hammer throw, setting a mark of 155 feet, 1 inch. Watkins earned an outdoor national qualifier mark. Freshman Rhiannon Bearup qualified nationally with her time of 1 minute […]

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TRACK & FIELD: Shoultz first in high jump at championships

March 23, 2017

By Katelyn Roberts After hosting their own indoor invitational, the Aztecs take to the road, with their next home meet on April 8. NJCAA Indoor National Championships The Aztecs headed to Pittsburg, Kansas, March 3 and 4, to compete in the NJCAA Indoor National Championships. Sophomore Sam Shoultz placed first in high jump with 7 […]

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Track: More PCC qualifiers for indoor nationals

March 2, 2017

 By KATELYN ROBERTS With the Aztecs’ last meet before nationals under their belts, every national qualifier earned is being counted. On Feb. 17, Pima Community College’s track and field teams competed in the NAU Tune-Up Meet in Flagstaff. Freshman Colin Dylla qualified nationally for the 800-meter race with a time of 1 minute and 58.17 seconds, taking fifth place  Freshman Filimone Tu-avao qualified in the weight […]

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TRACK & FIELD: Aztecs break records and nationally qualify

February 16, 2017

By: KATELYN ROBERTS As Pima Community College presses on, Aztecs made five more national qualifying marks between the men’s and women’s teams at the Aztec Indoor Invitational. PCC hosted the tournament at West Campus. Records were also broken during the Arizona Indoor Invitational, hosted by Glendale Community College.   Feb. 3-4: Aztec Indoor Invitational WOMEN’S […]

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TRACK & FIELD: Aztecs break records, set four qualifiers

February 2, 2017

By KATELYN ROBERTS Jan. 27-28: Paradise Valley Indoor Invitational With their first meet out of the way, Pima Community College’s track and field returned from the Paradise Valley Indoor Invitational with two new records and six nations qualifying marks. WOMEN’S The women’s competition resulted in two new Pima records when freshman Rhiannon Bearup took third […]

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TRACK AND FIELD: Aztecs place eight national qualifiers

February 11, 2016

By STEVEN FOWLER Eight Pima Community College athletes eight national qualifying marks when the men’s and women’s track and field teams hosted the Aztec Indoor Invitational on Feb. 5-6 at the West Campus. In women’s competition, the No. 11 ranked Aztecs set three new national qualifying marks and improved in three new ones. Freshman Amber […]

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Track team builds champs

January 28, 2016

By MICKEY RAY LAMB The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track teams have garnered an impressive reputation for themselves. “We aren’t just out here coaching athletes, we are in the business of building champions,” Associate Head Coach Chad Harrison said. The Aztecs set an impressive 15 qualifying marks to begin the 2016 season at […]

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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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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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