SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sacramento State track and field team unveiled its 2018 signing class with the addition of 18 student-athletes for the 2019 season. The class is comprised for 14 current high school seniors and four junior college trasnfers. The group has at least one athlete from each competition group (sprints, middle distance, distance, jumps and throws).
Many of the newest Hornets competed at their respective state championships this past spring. The group will join a program which has won 19 Big Sky Conference team championships. This past season, Sacramento State captured seven individual conference titles. Among the winners was Darius Armstead who went on to earn first team All-America honors in the triple jump.
A complete look at the 2018 recruiting class is below:
A'Miracle Bartlett (Sprints, Sacramento, Calif./Sheldon HS)
Ran the anchor leg for the 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams which advanced to the CIF State Championships…the 4x100 team finished third and the 4x400 was fifth at the in 2018…set her PR in the 200 by running 25.61 at the Sac-Joaquin Section Div. I Championships…finished in fifth place in the 100 and eighth in the 200 at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Meet as a senior…began her high school career at Carter HS in Rialto, Calif…ran 11.99 in the 100 at the Southern Section Div. II Prelims for her career best.
Jack Breger (Sprints/Jumps, Hollister, Calif./San Benito HS)
Primarily competed in the 100, 200, long jump and 4x100 relay for San Benito HS…set his PR in the long jump as a senior with a mark of 22-07.00…finished first in five of his six meets during the year in the event…was also victorious in all of his 100 and 200 races before his season was cut short…ran a career best 10.75 in the 100 and 22.81 in the 200.
Jasmin Correa-Gonzalez (Sprints, Manteca, Calif./Sierra HS)
Placed fourth at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Meet in the 400 and was third at the section Div. II/III meet…won four Valley Oak League titles as a senior after placing first in the 200, 400, 4x100 and 4x400…ran 56.41 at the Masters meet for her PR…had a career best of 25.32 at the VOL Championships…ran the anchor leg on the 4x400 relay which finished second at the SJS Div. II/III meet and was seventh at the Masters meet…was the Valley Oak League champion in the 200 and 400 as a junior and also finished first in the 400 as a sophomore.
Rosemary David (Middle Distance, Elk Grove, Calif./Cosumnes Oaks HS)
Was the Capital Valley Conference champion and placed second at the Sac-Joaquin Section Div. II/III meet in the 800 as a senior…ran 2:16.03 at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters meet for her PR…also set a PR in the 1600 during the year by running 5:12.94 at the Div. II/III finals where she finished fourth…placed seventh at the Sac-Joaquin Section Cross Country Championships and qualified for the state meet.
Blayney Dolan (Middle Distance, Clovis, Calif./Clovis North HS)
Was a three-time state meet qualifier in cross country…finished second at the Central Section Championships as a junior and placed third as a sophomore…competed in all events from the 400-3200 during her track career…set PRs in the 400, 800, 1600 and 3200 as a junior…ran 5:06.18 in the 1600 at the Central Section Championships for her career best…that time placed her third in the meet…also scored for the team in the 3200 at the meet.
Alysia Foley (Distance, Fairfield, Calif./Armijo HS)
Primarily competed in the 1600 and 3200 and also ran cross country for Armijo HS…set her PR in the 1600 in 2018 after running 5:21.91 at the Sacramento State HS Classic…fastest 3200 time (10:13.44) came in 2016 at the Stanford Invitational…placed among the top 10 at both the Sac-Joaquin Subsection and Section cross country meets as a senior.
Oliver Gates (Jumps, Elk Grove, Calif./Pleasant Grove HS)
Was the Sac-Joaquin Section Div. I and Delta League champion in the long jump as a senior…placed sixth at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters meet and qualified for the CIF State Championships…had a long jump of 23-08.00 at the SJS Div. I meet for his career best…placed second at the Delta League Championships, was third at the SJS Div. I Championships and finished fourth at the Masters meet in the triple jump…had a career long of 45-08.50 in the Delta League prelims…finished first at the Golden West Invitational in the triple jump and was third in the long jump…also competed in the 100 and 200 during the year.
Justine Lee (Throws, San Jose, Calif./Independence HS/DeAnza JC)
Placed 10th at the California State JC Championships in the shot put as a freshman in 2017…finished third in the event at the NorCal Championships…had a career best of 39-03.75 during the year…placed ninth at the NorCal Championships i the hammer with a PR of 133-04.50…graduated from Independence HS in San Jose, Calif…advanced to the Central Coast Section finals in the shot put…had a best of 35-07.25 during the year.
Treveon Lee (Jumps, Perris, Calif./California Military Institute HS)
Was the Southern Section Masters Meet champion in the triple jump and advanced to the California State Championships…set his PR at the masters meet with a jump of 47-07.00…was the South Valley League champion in the 110-hurdles, high jump, long jump and triple jump…set PRs in all events during his senior season with marks of 16.15 in the 110H, a high jump of 6-02.00 and long jump of 21-09.50…as a junior he placed second at the Southern Section Div. IV finals in the triple jump…and was the league champion in the 110H, long jump and triple jump…recorded the first of his three league triple jump titles as sophomore.
Chloe Lindbo (Multis, Vancouver, Wash./Ridgefield HS/Clark JC)
Finished first in the heptathlon at the Northwest Athletic Conference Championships in 2017 after scoring 4,498 points…was also second at the NWAC Championships in the open 100-hurdles…ran a career best 14.34 in the finals…qualified for the Washington State Championships while attending Ridgefield HS…was the district champion in the 800 and high jump and placed second in the 400…went on to place fifth in the state meet in the high jump…cleared 5-03.00 in the event during her senior season for her PR.
Abraham Maldonado (Middle Distance, Atwater, Calif./Atwater HS)
Was the Central California Conference champion in the 800 as a senior and finished seventh at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters meet…was third at the conference meet in the 1600 and placed third at the SJS Div. I meet with a PR of 4:20.90…as a junior he was the CCC champion in the 800 and finished fourth at the section masters meet…set his PR of 1:54.40 at the masters meet…finished among the top three in three conference cross country meets as a senior, including a win in the final meet.
Shantel Nnaji (Throws, Tracy, Calif./West HS)
Placed fourth at the CIF State Championships in the discus as a senior…threw 160-07 in the finals to set her career best…was also the Sac-Joaquin Section Div. I and Masters and Tri-Cities Athletic League champion in the event…finished first in the shot put at the TCAL and SJS Div. I Championships…placed fourth at the SJS Masters meet in the event…set her PR with a put of 41-02.50 at the TCAL meet…as a junior, she was the TCAL champion, placed second at the Masters meet and qualified for the state meet in both events…won her first conference title in the shot put as a sophomore.
A'Nysti Reece (Sprints, Rialto, Calif./Carter HS)
Ran the 100 and 200 as well as the 4x100 relay…placed second at the Citrus Belt League Championships in the 100 as a senior after running a career best 12.25 in the finals…was also part of the 4x100 team which claimed a conference title during her final two seasons…set her PR in the 200 as a freshman by running 26.14.
Meaghan Rogers (Sprints/Jumps, Sacramento, Calif./St. Francis HS/American River JC)
Competed at American River JC for one season and will have three years of eligibility remaining at Sacramento State…placed fourth at the California Junior College Championships in the 100 and was seventh in the 200 in 2018…was the NorCal champion in the 100 and finished second in the 200…ran 11.90 in the 100 at the NorCal met to set her career best…fastest 200 was 25.24 in the qualifying round of the NorCal Championships…also finished second in the long jump at the NorCal regional with a PR of 18-02.00…graduated from St. Francis HS in 2017…was fourth at the Delta League Championships in the 100 and fifth in the 200 as a senior…set PRs in both events during the year with a 100 of 12.13 and a 200 of 25.56 at the Sac-Joaquin Section Div. I finals.
Santiago Ruiz (Distance, Modesto, Calif./Gregori HS)
Was the Modesto Metro Conference champion, placed third at the Sac-Joaquin Section Div. I finals and was fifth at the section masters meet in the 3200…opened his season by running 9:16.15 in the event at the Dublin Distance Fiesta for his PR…ran 4:25.29 in the 1600 at the Bella Vista Bronco Invitational for his fastest time in the event…placed second in the conference in the 3200 as a junior…was a two-time qualifier for the California state meet in cross country…placed eighth at the Sac-Joaquin Section meet as a senior.
Andres Sandoval (Middle Distance, Lodi, Calif./Tokay HS)
Began his collegiate career at Holy Names in Oakland, Calif…ran cross country during the fall and primarily competed in the 1500 during the outdoor season…qualified for the PacWest Conference Outdoor Championships in the 1500 where he finished ninth…fastest time in the event was 3:59.89 at the SFSU Distance Carnival…was a 2017 graduate of Tokay HS in Lodi, Calif…qualified for the CIF State Championships in the 1600…was the Tri-Cities Athletic League champion and finished third at the Sac-Joaquin Section Div. I and Masters meets in the event…ran 4:14.54 at the Masters meet for his PR…was third at the TCAL meet and fifth at the SJS Div. I meet in the 800…had a career best of 1:57.01 in his final race of the season…in cross country, he qualified for the CIF State Championships…placed second at the TCAL Championships and was fourth at the Sac-Joaquin Section meet as a senior…fastest 5K time was 15:25.0 at the TCAL Championships.
Evan Stork (Throws, San Luis Obispo, Calif./San Luis Obispo HS/Cuesta JC)
Placed fifth at the California Junior College Championships in the hammer in 2018…set his PR of 169-06.75 at the Hornet Invitational at Sacramento State…career best in the shot put was 42-04.25…also competed in the javelin and discus…graduated from San Luis Obispo HS in 2016…competed in the shot put and discus during his time with the Tigers.
Ryan Tennant (Sprints/Jumps, Bend, Ore./Summit HS)
Was the Oregon 5A state champion in the long jump and placed third in the triple jump…finished first in all 11 meets during his senior season in the long jump and added 10 victories in the triple jump…set PRs of 23-09.00 in the long jump and 46-02.00 in the triple jump during his senior season…finished first at the Bend City Championships in the 100, long jump and triple jump…as a junior, he was first at the Oregon 5A Championships in the long jump and third in the triple jump.