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Long Beach State Track & Field

Long Beach State Track & Field Update

Long Beach State track and field is at the Steve Scott Invitational this weekend before the Big West Championship next week, and Crystal Rodriguez set a top-10 mark in the women’s hammer on Friday. Rodriguez had a 54.13m toss that ranks seventh in school history.

Elsewhere in the field, Lauren Bartsch placed fourth, Lea Fong placed seventh and Hailee Brigman had a personal-best 3.65 meters for eighth. Nicholas Hudson was second in the hammer throw (61.26 meters), Jason Smith took third in the long jump (7.32 meters).

JJ Fiddler
JJ Fiddler is an award-winning sportswriter and videographer who has been covering Southern California sports for multiple newspapers and websites since 2004. After attending Long Beach State and creating the first full sports page at the Union Weekly Newspaper, he has been exclusively covering Long Beach prep sports since 2007.