Spartans Head To Wyoming For MW Championship

Aylin Mejia has run the Spartans fastest 1500 and 5000 meter times this season.

May 13, 2014

San Jose, Calif. - San Jose State women's track and field team has 14 entries in five events for its first Mountain West Conference Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships beginning Wednesday, May 14 at the Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex on the campus of the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyo.

The Spartans first event, the Steeplechase, Friday May 16.  San Jose State will also be competing in the 1500 Meters, 100 Meters, 200 Meters and 10,000 Meters on Friday.  On Saturday, the lone competition for the Spartans is the 5,000 Meters.

"This is a great opportunity for our athletes to gain experience at the conference level," head coach Jeff Petersmeyer said.  "We have a really young team so going into next year this competition will be invaluable to us."

Fans can follow the event results live at www.themw.com.  In addition, Friday and Saturday's track events will be broadcast live on the Mountain West Network. Fans can watch those events at http://www.themw.com/#!/watch-live.

Spartans who qualify will compete at the NCAA West Preliminary from May 29-31 in Fayetteville, Ark.