Men's Track & Field

Aztecs Men's Track & Field gain a pair of PRs after second day at NJCAA Nationals

The Aztecs men's track & field team came away with a pair of personal-records in the second day of the NJCAA Division I National Championships. Emmanuel Corral took 10th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:36.89. The 4x400 relay team of Orion Barger, Nathan Plant, Gamar Garem and Tristan Spalding earned a PR with a time of 3:15.29.
The Aztecs men's track & field team came away with a pair of personal-records in the second day of the NJCAA Division I National Championships. Emmanuel Corral took 10th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:36.89. The 4x400 relay team of Orion Barger, Nathan Plant, Gamar Garem and Tristan Spalding earned a PR with a time of 3:15.29.

The Pima Community College men's track & field team closed out the second day of competition at the NJCAA Division I National Championships.

  • The Aztecs came away with a couple of personal-records in their respected final races.
  • Freshman Emmanuel Corral (Pusch Ridge Christian HS) took 10th place in the 3,000-meter steeplechase as he set his seventh personal-best of the season in the event with a time of 9 minutes, 36.89 seconds. He finished first in Heat I.
  • The 4x400 relay team of freshmen Tristan Spalding (Palo Verde HS), Gamar Garem (Amphitheater HS), Nathan Plant and Orion Barger (Canyon del Oro HS) earned a personal-record as they took 11th place with a time of 3:15.29. It was the third straight improvement in the 4x400 relay for the group.

Other Pima finishes:

Joel Gardner (Ironwood Ridge HS) – 31st place in the 1,500-meter prelims (4:11.92)

The Aztecs close out the season on Saturday in the final day of the NJCAA Division I National Championships. Events begin at 10:00 a.m. (CT).

See updated team scores and individual results on Athletic Live