Long Beach State Track & Field

Long Beach State Women’s Track Wins First Big West Title

The Long Beach State women’s track team made history on Saturday by winning the first Big West Championship in program history. LBSU edged UC Santa Barbara (122-120) and the other seven conference schools at CSU Northridge. The LBSU men’s team finished in second second place, and it’s the first time both teams have finished in the top two.

The LBSU women started the day by breaking the school record in the 4x100m relay (44.63) and winning the event. Courtne’ Davis also won the 200m dash (23.73). Anaya Alexander won the 400m dash with a personal-best time of 53.79, and is the second runner in LBSU history to break 54 seconds. The sophomore is the first to do it in 36 years.

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LBSU Track/XC on Twitter

Head Coach @AndySythe on a historic day for the program. 🏆 #GoBeach https://t.co/LySKGY7n4i

LBSU will be at the NCAA West Regionals (May 24-26) in Sacramento.

JJ Fiddler
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