Aliyah Logan Sets School Record, NM State Concludes Track Season at WAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Seattle, Wash. – The final day of the 2022 WAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships has come and gone, and the Aggies picked up some hardware to show for it. Aliyah Logan joined Phethisang Makhethe in the winner’s circle after taking gold in the 100m hurdles while also setting a new school record in the event. The 4×100 relay team, Grace Pendarvis (200m Dash), and Therese Steen (400m Hurdles) recorded second-place finishes, earning NM State eight points apiece.

NM State finished sixth overall, totaling 74 points across the 21 events. The Aggies recorded double-digit points in three events (100m Hurdles, 400m Hurdles, Hammer Throw), while charting in nine others (100m Dash, 200m Dash, 400m, 10,000m, 4×100, 4×400, Discus Toss, Javelin, Triple Jump) .

discus toss
Makiya Moore recorded a fourth-place finish in the discus, posting a mark of 47.21m, collecting five points towards the NM State total.

Triple Jump
Valissa Brown set a personal best, taking fourth with a wind-adjusted jump of 11.98 (+1.5 m/s).

4×100 Relay

The Aggie relay team of Saw Brewer, Grace Pendarvis, Jana Downieand Therese Steen combined for a time of 45.83, taking a second and adding eight points to the total.

100m Hurdles
Aliyah Logan showed out, recording a personal best and setting a new school record with a time of 13.54, eclipsing her previous best time of 13.8x, which previously had Logan third in the NM State record book.

400m run
Jana Downie managed a fourth-place finish in a crowded field, tallying five points with a time of 55.82.

100m Dash
Grace Pendarvis finished fourth, gaining five points for the Crimson & White with a wind-adjusted time of 11.67 (+2.1 m/s).

400m Hurdles

The Aggies places a pair of student-athletes into the top eight, Therese Steen eking out a second-place finish with a time of 1:00.72, while Israel Swanson adding two points after finishing seventh with a time of 1:03.03.

200m Dash
Grace Pendarvis captured a second fourth-place finish on the day, posting a wind-adjusted time of 24.20 (+1.7 m/s).

5000m

In a deep field featuring 43 individuals, Mia Regan recorded the top time for the Aggies, crossing the line tenth with a time of 16:45.62. Richelle Sandin set a new personal best, surpassing her previous time by over forty seconds, recording a mark of 17:25.86.

2022 WAC Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Final Standings

1.Stephen F Austin | 160
2. Abilene Christian | 143
3.Utah Valley | 99
4. Grand Canyon | 98
5.Sam Houston | 76
6. NM State | 74
7.Lamar | 71
8. Cal Baptist | 53
9. Tarleton State | 31
10. Seattle U | 10
11. Dixie State | two
12.Chicago State | one
13. UTRGV | eleven

UP NEXT
Various NM State student-athletes will see where their times from the WAC Championships stack up with the hopes of moving on to the NCAA Regionals. If no Aggies are selected for the regionals, NM State will turn its attention to the 2022-23 indoor track & field season. For complete coverage of NM State Track & Field, visit NMStateSports.com – the official home of Aggie athletics – and follow us on Twitter (@NMStateXCTF), Instagram (@NMStateXCTF), and like us on Facebook (NMStateTrackXC).
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