Women's Track & Field

Jumper Eliza Littlewood and Thrower Akira Jones earn national qualifiers at Mesa Outdoor Invtational

Aztecs women's track & field athletes Eliza Littlewood (Campo Verde HS) and Akira Jones (St. David HS) earned NJCAA national qualifying marks at the Mesa Outdoor Invitational. Littlewood took first in the long jump at 18-feet, 3.25-inches and Jones was second in the discus at 139-8. Photos by Stephanie Van Latum
Aztecs women's track & field athletes Eliza Littlewood (Campo Verde HS) and Akira Jones (St. David HS) earned NJCAA national qualifying marks at the Mesa Outdoor Invitational. Littlewood took first in the long jump at 18-feet, 3.25-inches and Jones was second in the discus at 139-8. Photos by Stephanie Van Latum

The Pima Community College women's track & field team earned a pair of NJCAA national qualifying marks on Friday at the Mesa Outdoor Invitational.

  • Sophomore Eliza Littlewood (Campo Verde HS) earned a season-best jump and set a national qualifier in the long jump as she finished in first place with a mark of 5.57 meters (18-feet, 3.25-inches)
  • Freshman thrower Akira Jones (St. David HS) also earned a season-best mark and set a national qualifier as she took second place in the discus at 42.58 meters (139-feet, 8-inches).
  • Freshman Dominique Acosta (Nogales HS) took first place in the high jump as she tied her season-best mark at 1.58 meters (5-feet, 2.25-inches). Sophomore Raelynn Fair (South Mountain HS) placed first in the triple jump at 10.89 meters (35-feet, 8.75-inches).
  • The Aztecs will compete in the NJCAA Region I Multi-Event Championships at Mesa Community College on Monday and Tuesday beginning at 3:00 p.m.

For complete results of the Mesa Outdoor Invitational, visit WingFootFinish