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 house.
Other times, these choices can be a lot bigger, with life-altering consequences.
For senior Simone Reynolds, a
[caption id="attachment_80415" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Simone Reynolds practices her javelin-throwing form at the track field at SF State on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. (Travis Wesley/Golden Gate Xpress)[/caption]
SF State’s women’s track and field team attributes this season’s steady success to hard work and calm minds.
After returning from
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 comes on the heels of the Gators’ record-breaking season, which continued this past weekend at
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 her own school record in the 3000-meter steeplechase, an NCAA provisional mark time of 10:39.06, by
Supersonic sophomore civil engineering major Adriana Calva shattered school speed records once again at Cox Stadium during the ninth annual SF State Distance Carnival Friday, April 1.
After recently destroying Joanna Luk’s previous overall SF State women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase record – held since 2003 – by more than
Sophomore track athlete Adriana Calva has always been fast, even as a 7-year-old soccer player sprinting around the field and dashing past the defense.
Fully aware of the natural speed she possessed, Calva decided to try out track and field her freshman year at Lynwood High
The SF State women’s track and field team rewrote the University record book during the 2016 Johnny Mathis Invitational at Cox Stadium Saturday, Feb. 27.
First, sophomore and civil engineering major Adriana Calva decimated the first-place all-time Gator record in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase.
[caption id="attachment_70872" align="alignleft" width="420"] Sophomore
Sauntering down the crowded, athlete-filled, purple-and-yellow hall of The Swamp in a grey hoodie and black track pants is Devanique Brown, an 18-year-old freshman in the midst of her first college track and field season.
Brown is one of SF State’s newest additions to an already
The first ever SF State Gators Athletics Spring Media Day was filled with positive and focused outlooks for the upcoming season. Coaches and players from the softball and baseball teams and women’s track and field spoke about the upcoming season.
Two first-year head coaches made their debuts
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 pit. With cheers from the crowd and a shoulder pat from assistant throws coach Nathan
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 variety of events for three days.
The first day of the CCAA Championships started off
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 Chew early this semester. With a swift hand moment, Guerrero recalls Chew snatching the roll sheet
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Five previous record-breakers in SF State long jumping history, including Hilary King's new record jump. (Graphic by Peter Snarr, Helen Tinna and Michael Duran)[/caption]
As she steps on the track, Hilary King places her left foot on the measuring tape and focuses
SF State’s new athletic director began only months ago. Since then he’s hired three new coaches and reinvented the Gator image.
“It has been a fun project to kick off our objective of creating a consistent brand identity for SF State athletics,” said Charles Guthrie, the
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 got a little weird
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, which these days is only to the track at SF State.
It’s stuffed with tattered newspaper
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, but she is full of disappointment.
“I was not expecting to get third place, especially knowing
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Tiana Wills, SF State senior and track athlete, poses at the track at SF State Tuesday, Feb. 25. Wills finished in second place in the high jump at the USATF Indoor Championships last Saturday with a new school record of 6-2.
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 Lorisa Salvatin / Xpress
With four meets remaining before the Division II Indoor National Championships,
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Samantha Battles, a photojournalism major, will be moving to Fresno after graduating this Saturday to coach volleyball at the high school she once attended, Buchanan High. Battles has played volleyball since third grade and coached since high school. Photo by Dariel