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CSUN runner David Philips Jr.

The CSUN men’s and women’s track and field teams head to the West Coast Relays this week.

Fresno State is the host with FloTrack streaming the event for a fee. The opening day of the meet is Thursday where the hammer (noon) and javelin (4 p.m.) will take place at Fresno State’s Warmerdam Field.

The meet continues on Friday at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium in Clovis, Calif. The running events begin at 9 a.m. with the field events starting at 10 a.m. Scheduled to compete are Academy of Art, Cal Poly Pomona, CSU Bakersfield, CSUN, Fresno Pacific, Fresno State, LMU, San Francisco, San José State, Stanislaus State, and Utah State.

The CSUN men are ranked 17th in the first USTFCCCA Regional Track & Field Rating Index that was released on Mar. 27.

The CSUN women are ranked 27th in the first USTFCCCA Regional Track & Field Rating Index that was released on Mar. 27.


The Matadors competed in a pair of meets at UCLA last week.


Joseph Alipranti finished fifth in the men’s hammer throw (169-9).

Noah Contreras, a senior, lowered his personal best in the 1500m by almost two seconds, as he posted a time of 3:51.12 to finish 11th.

David Phillips, Jr. ran the eighth fastest time in school history in the 100m, :10.41, to win the event.

The 4x100m relay of Christopher Allen,, Logan DavisJames Crawford, and Phillips, Jr. ran the third fastest time in school history, :39.97, to finish second.

The 4x400m relay of Luke DaVanon, Phillips, Jr., De Marq Jaque, and Davis ran 3:11.89, the 10th fastest time in school history to finish second.

Dillon Peters finished second in the triple jump (47-10).


Nicole Contreras ran the fourth fastest 5000m by a CSUN freshman, 17:29.99, to finish ninth in the field of 29.

Sonia Avila competed in the 10000m, turning in an eighth-place showing (39:00.22).


Arianna Alexander recorded the top CSUN individual running finish when she finished second (:11.91). Alexander was ninth in the 200m later in the meet (:25.10).

Alba Moreno Paredes was 1-of-4 high jumpers to go 5-5. All four competitors missed going 5-7, so Moreno Paredes was credited with second place, as it took her two jumps for Moreno Paredes to go 5-5. Izzi Leonard of Sacramento State was awarded the individual title.

Charne-Lee Olkers posted a personal best:14.00 to finish third in the 100m hurdles. She ran the 400m hurdles for the first time at CSUN, finishing second in a time of 1:01.65.



100m               David Phillips, Jr.                     2nd, 10.41 (45th, West Region)

100m               James Crawford                      6th, 10.60

100m               Logan Davis                             8th, 10.65

200m               David Phillips, Jr.                     4th, 21.29

200m               James Crawford                      7th, 21.56

400m               Logan Davis                             3rd, 47.59

400m               De Marq Jaque                        5th, 47.82

400m               Luke DaVanon                         9th, 48.76

800m               Noah Contreras                       4th, 1:50.30 (30th, West Region)

800m               Balmore Montes                     10th, 1:53.77

1500m             Noah Contreras                       3rd, 3:51.12

4x100m Relay Crawford, Davis, Smith, Phillips, Jr.    39.97 (21st, West Region)

4x400m Relay DaVanon, Phillips, Jr., Jaque, Davis    3:11.89 (31st, West Region)

110m Hurdles Zavion Harper                         3rd, 14.48

Long Jump       Dillon Peters                           10th, 22-10 1/2

Triple Jump     Dillon Peters                           4th, 47-10

Triple Jump     Bryson Williams                      9th, 45-9 1/4

Triple Jump     Tzu-Ting Chan                         10th, 45-1 1/2

Shot Put          Guillermo Lopez                      8th, 53-2 1/4

Discus              Elijah Ignacio                           7th, 164-0

Hammer          Joseph Alpranti                       8th, 183-9



100m               Arianna Alexander                              7th, 11.90

10000m           Sonia Avila                                          4th, 39:00.22

10000m           Estefania De Los Santos                      6th, 46:12.76

4x400m           Austin, Alexander, Olkers, Poston      10th, 4:00.31

100m Hurdles Charne-Lee Olkers                              3rd, 14:00

400m H           Charne-Lee Olkers                              4th, 1:01.65

High Jump       Alba Moreno Paredes                         5th, T, 5-5

Shot Put          Emily Hutchinson                                6th, 44-9 1/2

Discus              Katherine Shipp-Davis                        6th, 157-7

Heptathlon      Brianna Kelpis                                     5th, 4413 (20th, West Region)

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