Men's Track & Field

Pima's Reece Gardner earns National Qualifier at Cody McBride Invitational

The Pima Community College men's and women's track & field teams competed at the Cody McBride Invitational on Saturday at Paradise Valley Community College.

  • Freshman Reece Gardner (Marana HS) earned an NJCAA national qualifying mark in the pole vault with a mark of 4.45 meters (14-feet, 7-inches). He is the second men's pole vaulter to set a national qualifier. Freshman Bryce Williams set his mark on March 6 at the Mesa Outdoor Invitational.
  • Freshman Reise Way (Buena HS) came close to earning a national qualifying time in the 400 meter hurdles. He took fourth with a time of 55.75 seconds. The qualifier is 55.20.
  • Freshman Chalen Lozano (Marana HS) also came close to setting a national qualifying time in the 10,000 meter race at Thursday's Distance in the Dark hosted by Paradise Valley. He took second place with a time of 33 minutes, 53.58 seconds. The qualifier is 33:08.39.
  • For complete results of the Cody McBride Invitational and Distance in the Dark, check out the WingFootFinish website:
  • The Aztecs will compete in the ACCAC conference Meet next Saturday at Mesa Community College.