Track and Field

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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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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Track runner sets gaze on the future

March 13, 2014

By NICK MEYERS Mexico native Sandra Araiza left Hermosillo, Sonora, with dreams of becoming a biomedical engineer. The 19-year-old international student is now in her second semester at Pima Community College, on her way to doing just that. Araiza’s interest in medicine began in high school. During her senior year, her class visited hospitals to […]

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TRACK & FIELD: Pima sets national marks in Glendale

February 27, 2014

By JAIME HERNANDEZ Pima Community College had two athletes finish in the top 10 nationally during the Glendale Last Chance meet on Feb. 22. Freshman Rhiannon Reece set her pole-vaulting mark at 10 feet 6 inches, which placed her ninth nationally. Sophomore Kathy Fisher finished the 600-meter race with a time of 1:37.73, which also […]

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Aztecs running and jumping to victory

February 13, 2014

By JAIME HERNANDEZ Pima Community College’s men’s and women’s track teams will have to go far this season if they are to deem it a success. Both the women’s and men’s teams had runner-up finishes in regionals last year. A majority of their core players have returned this season, giving the Aztecs confidence they can […]

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Six Aztecs qualify for nationals

January 30, 2014

Compiled by Katie Stewart     Six members of Pima Community College’s track and field team qualified for nationals during the first meet of the season at the Paradise Valley Community College Indoor Invitational Jan. 24-25. In men’s competition, Eddie Wilcox became an indoor national qualifier with a high jump of 6 feet, 10¾ inches. Anfernee Alexander […]

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Online Extra: Aztecs earn Academic All-American accolades

June 30, 2010

Story and photo by James Kelley Five Pima Community College student athletes were recognized as National Junior College Athletic Association Academic All-Americans. Freshman Megan Carney of women’s cross country and track and field, sophomore Andrea Benjamin from women’s basketball, sophomore Gabrielle Siltanen and sophomore Lucas Volk from track and field and softball sophomore Kaity Ingram […]

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Online Extra: Summer Updates

June 22, 2010

Photo by James Kelley 2010 Pima Graduation Ceremony Former Pima coach Roderick Gary named men’s head basketball coach Former Pima, USA Baseball and Foothills coach Jason Hisey named head baseball coach Men’s soccer holding tryouts July 5 and July 7 Aztecs earn Academic All-American accolades Three softball players selected to All-American teams Japanese Speech Contest, […]

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Online Extra: Women’s track & field takes 13th at Nationals, the men finish 17th

May 24, 2010

By James Kelley Photo by Daniel Gaona The Pima Community College track and field teams both finished in the top 17 at the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championship and had10 top-eight finishes, breaking records in the process. The Aztec women finished 13th with 17 points, while the men finished 17th with 11.25 points. […]

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Online Extra: Both track & field teams finish third at Regionals

May 18, 2010

Story and photo by James Kelley The Pima Community College track and field teams finished third at the National Junior College Athletic Association Region I Championships. Three Aztecs won region titles and four more qualified for Nationals. Freshman Chloe’ Nowell CQ, triple jump, freshman Mario Portillo, 5,000-meter, and freshman Christian Tover, shot put, were crowned […]

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Track and field carries high hopes into final meets

May 6, 2010

Story and photo by Daniel Gaona For the Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams, regionals and nationals are nothing like ordinary meets. Pima will travel to Mesa Community College on May 11 and 13 for the Region 1 Championships. Head coach Greg Wenneborg wants either the men or the women to […]

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Korn following family roots, eager to end season with wins

May 6, 2010

By Eric Townsend Photo by Daniel Gaona When Sharissa Korn travels to Kansas later this month for the National Junior College Athletic Association Championships, she hopes to follow in her brother’s footsteps and bring home a national trophy. Jeremiah Korn, Sharissa’s older brother and roommate, won the shot put title two years ago. “I’m very […]

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Track & Field begins to dominate field events

April 22, 2010

Story and Photo by Daniel Gaona Field events are new additions to the strong points of the Pima Community College men’s and women’s track and field teams, with two regular season meets left. Running events remain solid for the Aztecs, but the field events are beginning to gain national attention. Pima will travel to the […]

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