No one saw this coming -- not even the coach. Azusa Pacific is the champion of NAIA women's track & field, taking the outdoor title during the 3-day meet in Fresno, Calif.
It was great day of track & field for Azusa Pacific at the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Fresno, Calif. There were great performances and surprising finishes, and now Azusa Pacific leads both the men's and women's team competition.
Azusa Pacific assumed it's rightful spot among the elite of NAIA track after the first day of the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Fresno.
Azusa Pacific, the name synonomous with NAIA track & field championships, begins pursuit of more national titles when the Cougar men and women open competition in the 56th Annual NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
Azusa Pacific distance runners continued their assult on the Cougar record book, breaking 2 more records at the Occidental Invitational in Eagle Rock.
Azusa Pacific's distance runners are reaching their prime and at the right time of the season. Whitney Jacobsmeyer, Jaime Canterbury and Oliver Richert all posted career-best times at the Claremont Classic.
Not even near-100 degree temperatures could slow speed burners Tal Mor and Nate Nasca, who had plenty of reason to smile while leading Azusa Pacific to its record-tying ninth straight Golden State Athletic Conference men's track & field championship.
The first-ever Azusa Pacific Invitational opened this morning under perfect conditions against the San Gabriel Mountains. Early results are in for a meet in which more than 1,000 athletes are competing.
Emily Pearson and Tonya Cure of Colorado State finished 1-2 in the California Invitational Heptathlon hosted by Azusa Pacific. Pearson, who was third in this meet last year, won this year's title with a career-best effort of 5,204 points. Cure was second with 4,966 points.
More than 80 athletes opened the Mt. SAC Relays/California Invitational Heptathlons/Decathlons during the first day of competition at Azusa Pacific, and numerous PRs were set under near-perfect conditions.
Jaime Canterbury reached some lofty expectations when she broke Brianna Carstensen's school record in the 1500 meters with a 20-second personal record, clocking a 4:27.96 at the Pomona Invitational
The start lists for next week's California Invitational and Mt. SAC Relays Multis have been set. Nearly 90 athletes will converge on Azusa Pacific for the 2-day events.
After a skeleton crew competed at Point Loma Nazarene last week, a full set of Cougars engaged in an 8-team scoring meet this week at Point Loma, and several Cougars performed quite well.
What better way to open the outdoor season than to take in some sun and surf at Point Loma Nazarene's scenic track & field complex where Azusa Pacific shined as brightly as the ocean sun.
Aron Rono won both the mile and the 5000 meters, and Matt Sparks set a national record in the 60-meter hurdles to lead Azusa Pacific to the NAIA Men's Indoor Track & Field Championship crown. It's the Cougars fourth indoor title in the past 6 years.
Azusa Pacific assumed the lead during the second day of the 3-day NAIA Men's Indoor Track & Field Championships, but looming off the horizon are Virginia Intermont and Oklahoma Baptist for what should be an exciting sprint to the national championship.
Cougars Zora Golcevska and Morgan Altizer finished second and third, respectively in the pentathlon to give the Azusa Pacific women the early lead at the NAIA Indoor Track & Field Championships in Johnson City, Tenn.
Azusa Pacific crammed 2 meets into 2 days for its last chance to qualify additional athletes for next month's NAIA Indoor Championship Meet. The Men's 4x400 relay highlighted the Cougars' effort at the Rossi Relays.
A selected number of athletes from the Golden State Athletic Conference met in Azusa for one last opportunity to qualify for next month’s NAIA Indoor Championships during today’s “Last Chance” meet at Azusa Pacific.
On a day that was forecasted to be cool and rainy, the sun instead shined brightly and so too did Azusa Pacific track & field during an all-comers meet in the Canyon City.
Azusa Pacific ventured beyond the California borders for their only real "indoor" meet before NAIAs, competing at Norther Arizona and in the 7,000-foot altitude of Flagstaff, Ariz.
As for season openers, this one was pretty good. Azusa Pacific opened the 2007 track & field season with some rather credible performances at the Concordia Invitational in Irvine.