TUCSON, AZ – Highlighted by five Mesa women either bettering, or equaling, the NJCAA standard in the pole vault, the MCC track and field teams had a solid showing at the Aztec Indoors Saturday.
Joining four others who had already qualified, Miranda Worthen became the latest to be eligible for national competition by meeting the standard at 10-0. Meanwhile, three others improved their marks, Calla Reed to 12-5 ½; Justice Angel to 10-11 ¾ and Alexandra Cochran to 10-6.
Ally Keil cleared 10-0, but already has a 10-6 to her credit. In other women's events, Samantha Miller added her name to the list in the mile with a 5:19.45 clocking; Allyson Girard added the 5000 as her third event at 17:39.69 and Onnika Scott improved to 49-2 ¼ in the weight throw.
For the men, Cameron Lewis qualified in the weight throw with a toss of 49-10 ½ and Kasey Burlingham upped his mark in the pole vault to 15-9.
The Mesa teams will participate in the Glendale Invitational on Saturday.