19 Sep 2018

SF State names Tom Lyons new director of track and field, cross country

SF State Director of Athletics Stephanie Shrieve-Hawkins announced Monday that the university has named Tom Lyons the director of track and field and cross country programs. In a corresponding move,

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08 May 2018

Gators win it all

For the first time in SF State’s track and field program history they won the conference championship. The Gators had 11 first-place finishers over the weekend, coming from the 8th-ranked

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28 Mar 2018

Women’s track and field makes SF State history

The women’s track and field team started the outdoor season off with a bang, coming in with the No. 1 ranking in the nation, according to the U.S. Track &

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28 Feb 2018

Track the progress, field the results

In life, we are often defined by the choices we make. Sometimes they’re small choices, like what to eat for breakfast or what shoes to put on before leaving the

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06 Feb 2018

It’s mind over matter on the track

SF State’s women’s track and field team attributes this season’s steady success to hard work and calm minds. After returning from the University of Washington Invite in Seattle on Jan.

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15 Nov 2017

Faith unites the Fellowship of Christian Athletes

In the living room of San Francisco State baseball coach Tony Schifano, something bigger than any game is happening with a group of athletes from Gator athletics. Each week, these

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09 May 2017

Record-breaking Gators look to take on Nationals

SF State’s track and field team will send a record nine athletes to compete at the NCAA Division II National Outdoor Championships beginning May 25 in Bradenton, Florida. This accomplishment

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05 Apr 2017

Distance Carnival proves record breaking for SF State athletes

SF State’s track and field team had a record-breaking weekend as it hosted its 10th Annual Distance Carnival March 30-April 1 at Cox Stadium. Distance runner Adriana Calva celebrated breaking

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26 Aug 2015

New faces flood athletic department

The moving boxes sat freshly unpacked in the offices of three recently-hired SF State head coaches after a busy summer of personnel decisions for second-year Athletic Director Charles Guthrie and the

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19 May 2015

Track team eclipses individual success

[slideshow_deploy id=’66206′] The unassuming pursuit of personal bests aided SF State’s women’s track and field team as they broke multiple school records over the span of the season thus far

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06 May 2015

Shot-putter makes comeback despite academic barriers

Lifting her right leg up, Alex Jones swirled in a fast motion and aimed her arm straight to the sky, launching the sphere shot put into the air before it landed in the sand

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04 May 2015

Personal records broken at final conference meet

SF State’s women’s track and field hosted the 2015 California Collegiate Athletic Association Championships at Cox Stadium April 30 through May 2, where teams from across the conference competed in a

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28 Apr 2015

Assistant coach helps team reach new heights in first year

Sharing laughs and chattering away with teammates about what the new track and field season would bring, Jordan Guerrero remembers when she first met new head coach Kendra Reimer and assistant coach Marissa

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14 Apr 2015

Personal records elevate track and field squad at Chico State meet

The SF State women’s track and field squad returned from an outstanding team performance at the Chico State Distance Carnival and Twilight Meet April 11. The team placed fourth overall

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07 Apr 2015

Senior captain breaks school record in long jump

As she steps on the track, Hilary King places her left foot on the measuring tape and focuses on the 86-foot runway and blocks out everything. With one last breath,

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07 May 2014

Track team finished fifth in conference final

Maya Cabiness started out her season with a serious injury and just recently was able to return after some time away. She only competed in half of the meets her

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01 May 2014

Track team eyes top place finish in conference championships

For Michelle Chung, sophomore discus and hammer thrower, things got a little strange at practice last week when she forgot how to throw. “I took a week off because something

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10 Apr 2014

SF State hosts two-day 7th Distance Carnival featuring over 1,000 athletes

SF State President Leslie E. Wong was just another fan in the crowd Friday until he proudly reached up to ring the bell that echoed across campus as the Gators

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20 Mar 2014

The home stretch: former USSR track star now resides at SF State’s field

Volunteer Coach Moris Lozovatskiy stands on the track at Cox Stadium Monday, March 17. Photo by Jenny Sokolova / Xpress Moris Lozovatskiy carries a folder with him wherever he goes,

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20 Mar 2014

Senior high-jumper places third in championships, named All-American

Tiana Wills practices the high jump on the track at Cox Stadium Monday, March 17. Photo by Jenny Sokolova / Xpress Senior high-jumper Tiana Wills has been named an All-American,

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26 Feb 2014

Track and field senior overcomes fear, breaks record

SF State record-breaking high jumper Tiana Wills is one of the best in the nation — with a fear of her own sport. “I’m afraid of heights,” Wills admitted. “So

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10 Feb 2014

Four Gator women earn a spot in Indoor Track and Field Nationals

Anna Lee McGregor (left),, Brionne Baucham (center), and Erica Hayes (right), warm up during SF State’s women’s track and field spring training at Cox Stadium Monday, Feb. 10. Photo by

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26 May 2013

Graduating SF State athletes discuss life after college

Summer is fast approaching and graduation is lurking around the corner. Many of SF State’s graduating athletes, from cross-country to volleyball, spent most of their college lives deeply involved in

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21 May 2013

Student athletes gear up for summer training

With the semester coming to a close, it’s time for those overstressed, overworked students to unwind and kickback in the summer glory. But for student athletes, the end of the

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16 Apr 2012

SF State track star runs out of eligibility, still plans to continue her studies

For every student athlete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association, timing is everything. Athletes have limited time and semesters to compete at the collegiate level, and each athlete aims to

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08 Apr 2012

Keeping the gender balance in SF State athletics hinders creation of men's track team

Gender equity laws and limited funding together confine SF State’s athletic program, leaving the school without a men’s track and field team. These constraints have fragmented who can participate in

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06 Apr 2012

PHOTOS: SF State Distance Carnival showcases track and field athletes

[HTML1] Hundreds of athletes came to SF State’s Cox Stadium Friday, April 6 to compete in outdoor track and field event “The Distance Carnival,” marking the second home meet for

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02 Apr 2012

SF State sports teams develop stronger connections with communication off the field

When the game is on the line and the pressure is on from the opposing team, trusting teammates could be the difference between a win and a loss. Daily practices

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14 Mar 2012

SF State track and field athletes excel at national championships

Whether they propel a metal ball or their bodies through the air, three track and field athletes have managed to excel to the highest level of collegiate competition. Sophomore Keenya

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17 Feb 2012

SF State women's track and field team continues to improve

For a team largely overlooked in recent years by coaches and opposing teams alike, the women’s indoor track and field team has quickly become one of the leading teams in Division

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01 Nov 2011

SF State track and field fundraiser raises scholarship money in style

A ballerina in a blue wig, superwoman and others joined forces Friday at Cox Stadium to throw javelins and discuses to raise funds for the throws squad at SF State.

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10 May 2011

Gators track and field team compete in CCAA championships

The SF State women’s track and field team entered the Al Brenda Track Field at Cal State Stanislaus May 6 in fifth place in the Western Index Regional for outdoor competition.

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12 Apr 2011

Relay team races past odds

The SF State women’s 4×400 relay team didn’t know what to expect when they entered the indoor national championships in Albuquerque, NM. They had never competed together before; in fact,

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