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Spartans earn two gold medals, break record on day 2 at MW Outdoor Championships – SJSU Athletics – Official Athletics Website

CLOVIS, California – Ajamu Reed And Emilia Sjostrand each won gold in the men’s and women’s long jump, while Malachi Snow set a new meet record in the men’s 110m hurdles for San Jose State track and field following the second day of competition at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships in Clovis Friday from Veteran’s Memorial Stadium.

Reed won the Spartans’ first gold medal of the weekend in the men’s long jump and is the first SJSU athlete to win the men’s long jump at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships. Sjostrand, in her final attempt of the evening, set a new lifetime best with a jump of 6.50 meters to win the gold medal in the women’s long jump and broke her own school record. Snow set a new record for the Mountain West Outdoor Championships in the men’s 110m hurdles with a time of 13.43. Additionally, Snow qualified for three championship finals on Saturday and was among 10 other Spartans on the second day of competition to qualify for at least one final.

  • Reed in the men’s long jump won the event with a season-best jump of 7.81 meters for the Spartans’ first gold medal of the weekend.
  • Reed becomes the first SJSU athlete to win the men’s long jump at the MW Outdoor Championships.
  • Sjostrand won the women’s long jump on her final attempt with a lifetime best of 6.50 meters.
  • Sjostrand won the women’s long jump with a lifetime best jump of 6.50 meters
  • With her jump, Sjostrand broke her own SJSU record in the women’s long jump.
  • Snow in the men’s 110m hurdles preliminaries won the second heat to advance to another event final on Saturday with a MW Outdoor Championship meet record time of 13.43.
  • Snow, who was also competing in the men’s 100m Dash Prelim, won the first heat with a time of 10.31 to advance to another final on Saturday.
  • Snow will compete in three finals on Saturday.
  • Isaac Davis in the Men’s 100m Dash preliminary event, they qualified for the final with a time of 10.56.
  • Cameron Tarver also in the Men’s 100m Dash preliminaries, they qualified for the final with a time of 10.57.
  • Demaris Waters in the men’s 110m hurdles preliminary round, won the first heat to qualify for the championship on Saturday with a time of 13.68.
  • Micah Hairston was the third Spartan to qualify for Saturday’s final in the men’s 110m hurdles with a time of 13.96.
  • Snow, Waters and Hairston had the three fastest times in the preliminary round before the championship on Saturday.
  • Hagan of Heaven in the preliminary round of the women’s 100m hurdles, won the third heat to qualify for the championship on Saturday with a time of 13.47.
  • Ma’Nia Tidwell in the women’s 100m hurdles preliminary round ran a career best time of 14.71.
  • Jaden Smith in the men’s 400m Dash Prelim, won the first heat with a career-best time of 46.07 to advance to Saturday’s final.
  • Harry Overstreet also in the Men’s 400m Dash Prelim, qualified for the final with a time of 47.61
  • Selena Arjona-Alcazar in the women’s 100m Dash preliminary heats, they qualified for the final on Saturday with a career best time of 11.64.
  • Nakai Johnson also in the preliminary round of the Women’s 100m Dash, she achieved a personal best of 12.03.
  • Kendall McCoy in the javelin for the heptathlon, he achieved his career best throw of 18.28 m
  • McCoy in the 800m heptathlon ran a career best time of 2:33.32
  • McCoy finished with 4,330 total points.
  • Riley Costales ran a career best time of 2:27.37 in the 800m heptathlon
  • Costales finished with 4601 total points.

FOLLOWING: The Spartans will wrap up the Mountain West Outdoor Championships with the championship on Saturday, May 11. Events are scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m. PDT from Veteran’s Memorial Stadium in Clovis, California. You can follow all the events on the Mountain West network.

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