Winners Shelby Crider and Adrianna Regan
Mt. Sac. Relays
April 11, 2015
Shelby Crider set a new meet record at the Mt. Sac. Relays on April 11, 2015. Her javelin mark of 40.65m (over 139’), was also good enough for second best in the state and second best on ARC’s history best ten list.
Freshman Adrianna Reagan won the high jump with her 1.66m. Her mark is now the third best mark in the state.
Other top marks at the Mt. Sac. Relays included Jocelyn Stillwell in the 3k steeple. She placed 2nd with her 11:36.69, which is currently the third best mark in the state.
Jenica Dodge was second in the 5k at 18:24.02.
The 4X100 relay also finished 2nd in 47.45 with Abigail Finlayson, Olivia Brown, Tatiana Bell and Imani Thomas.
Kandace Compton was third in the 1500 at 4:44.20.
Next up for the lady beavers is their Big 8 Conference Championships on Fri. April 24th.
Northern California Community College heptathlon
Freshman Track and Field athlete, Mackenzie Theiler just won the Northern California Community College heptathlon in San Mateo on April 15th. This gives her the second best mark in the state and third best mark in the nation.
She was just 67 points off our school record, with her new personal best, in just her second time ever competing in the Heptathlon – 4517 points.
She went 100h 15.47, high jump-1.52m, shot-9.53m, 200-26.01, long jump-5.29m javelin-29.45m and 800 2:30.17 (5 second personal best). She is now qualified to compete in the State Championships to be held back in San Mateo on May 15th.
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Jenica Dodge 10K at SFSU
ARC competes well at USF and Stanford
April 3, 2015
ARC competes well at USF and Stanford
Freshman Jenica Dodge hit her third State “A” qualification mark at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival on Fri. April 3rd. Dodge went 37:35 in her first ever 10K while smashing the 40:08 State Qualification mark. Her time gave her the top time in the state and placed her second on the ARC All time record statistics. Dodge is also the first ARC track and field Beaver to hit the A standard in three individual events including her previous 5k (18:17) and her 1500 (4:49).
Mackenzie Theiler hit another automatic mark in the long jump with her 5.40 meters, which is the sixth best mark in the state. She also had both the heptathlon (4429) and the 4X100 (47.45) relay state qualification marks.
Jocelyn Stillwell cut fifteen seconds off her 3K steeple with her 11:46, which is the third best mark in the state.
Lady Beavers represent well at the Stanford Invite
Mackenzie Theiler, Olivia Brown, Tatiana Bell and Imani Thomas were second in their heat of the women’s 4X100 at the Stanford Invite with their 47.72.
Lady Beavers perform well at the ARC Invitational
March 27-28, 2015
Jocelyn Stillwell led her squad to some great performances at the ARC Track and Field Invitational held at American River on March 27-28. The sophomore ran her first 3k Steeple, hitting the State Qualification mark, in route to winning the event in 12:00.92. Stillwell’s mark is currently the third best mark in the state and places her in the ninth best mark in her school’s history. She later came back for the “brutal double” and ended up sixth in the 400 hurdles in 1:10.34.
Teammate, Mayra Villa, finished second while running her first 3K Steeple. Villa hit the Nor. Cal. Standard in the event at 12:47.10.
Also hitting record status was freshman combined events athlete, MacKenzie Theiler. It was Theiler’s first heptathlon who finished a close second with her 4429 points. Her performance qualified her for the State mark and is also the third best mark in the state, as well as fourth best in her school’s history.
Sophomore Olivia Brown won the 100m with another State Qualification mark of 12.09. This impressive mark places her fifth best in the state, and seventh in her school’s history. She also hit a new personal best mark in the 200 with her 25.41. As if that weren’t enough, she was also on the second place 4X100 in 47.22 along with teammates Abigail Finlayson, Tatiana Bell and Imani Thomas.
The ladies 4X400 was an exciting finish by .05 behind Chico State. Ane’ Archuleta, Keirnan Hawthrone, Kandace Compton and Morgan Simpson were second with their 3:56.44, which is currently the fourth best time in the state.
Next up for the lady beavers will be the double meets at both San Francisco Distance Carnival and the Stanford Invitational on April 3-4.
Imani, Morgan, Ane’ and Kandace hit the
4X400 State “A” Standard
March 23, 2015
Kandace Compton, last week’s Big 8 Conference Athlete of the week, hit another state “A” qualification mark today in the ladies 4X400 at the Hornet Invitational hosted by Sacramento State University.
Compton now holds 3 automatic marks this season after her 1500m (4:47.06) last week, at the Aggie Open, and then her lifetime best today in the ladies 800m (2:14.71). This places her 3rd overall in ARC history for the 800, as well as the third best time in the state.
Teammates, Imani Thomas, Morgan Simpson and Ane Archuleta rounded off the beavers 4X400 that sliced eight seconds off their previous best.
“The 400 relay ladies showed tremendous improvements today. They also have lots of potential to improve, including better baton passes” adds Coach Powless.
Other season bests went to Jocelyn Schmidt in the 800 (2:24.12), and Siena Morgan in the women’s pole vault (3.40m). In addition, both Ane Archuleta and Morgan Simpson in the open 400. Although Ane and Morgan were in separate heats, the ladies both ran season bests of 1:00.14.
Next up for the lady beavers is the ARC Invitational hosted on Fri. and Sat. March 27th and 28th.
Lady Beavers at Bob Rush Invite in San Mateo
March 20, 2015
In anticipation for the Hornet Invitational tomorrow, the lady beavers had just eight ladies compete in the Bob Rush Invitational at San Mateo on 3/20/15.
Sophomore Jocelyn Stillwell opened up with her first 400 hurdle race of this season, just missing the Nor. Cal. standard, yet hitting a new best mark. Her 1:08.49 was good enough for winning the event and is currently the third best mark in Northern California.
Siena Morgan also set a new best, in route to winning the pole vault with her 3.25 m.
Tori Randal set new personal bests (in just her 4th track meet in her life) with both the 100 (12.98) and 200 (27.14).
Cadee Crouse also set a personal best in the javelin with her 25.85m.
Tomorrow the ladies will see much more competition at Sacramento State University for the Hornet Invitational. Go Beavers!
Lady Beavers hit six new Automatic Qualification Marks in the Aggie Open Meet
March 14, 2015
Sophomore standout, Kandace Compton led her track and field squad to some great results including her double automatic state standard marks in the Aggie Open at UC Davis last weekend.
She was the first community college athlete finishing 5th overall in the women’s 1500 at 4:47.06. Then she doubled with the 800 where she was once again the first community college finisher (7th overall) at 2:18.58. Both marks are currently the fifth and sixth best marks in the state.
Freshman Mackenzie Theiler also hit two automatic standards when she cleared 1.58m in the high jump and then ran her 200 in 26.72, which completed her 5 events for the women’s heptathlon. She smashed the automatic qualification of 2400 points with her over 3,000 points in 5 events.
Sophomore Siena Morgan also hit the qualification standard with her 3.25m in the ladies pole vault.
Jenica Dodge, last week’s Big 8 female athlete of the week, also hit the automatic mark in the ladies 1500 with her 4:49.83.
Two more provisional marks were also hit in the women’s 800 from Jocelyn Schmidt (2:27.64) and Ane Archuleta (2:29.25).
Next up for the lady beavers will be the Bob Rush invitational in San Mateo on Fri. March 20th and Sat. Hornet Invite at Sacramento State University on March 21st.