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Aggies Close weekend in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La. – NM State returned to action on Saturday from Baton Rouge, home of the SEC’s LSU Tigers for the LSU Alumni Gold. With the Crimson & White’s sprint athletes, the Aggies achieved multiple top-five finishes, along with personal and season records.

Jhana Downie, Alijah Logan And Terice Stone paved the way for NM State in the 200-meter dash, 100-meter hurdles and 400-meter hurdles, respectively.

LSU Alumni Gold

Sierra Brewer took first place among Aggies in the 100-meter dash, posting a time of 11.73 seconds, tying her personal record. In addition to Brouwer, Grace Pendarvis recorded a season-best time of 11.85 during the event.

One of three individual top-five finishes NM State posted on the day, Jhana Downie achieved an all-conditions best time of 23.18 (+2.8 m/s) in the 200 meter sprint and finished fifth. This time currently projected by Downie as the 15e fastest time in the West region. Sierra Brewer also crossed the line with a best score under all conditions of 24.08 (+2.8 m/s).

No stranger to fierce competition, Alijah Logan competed in the 100-meter hurdles with five other collegiate athletes who would finish in the top-50 for the fastest times in the country. The senior from Markham, Ontario, Canada, would surpass them all, finishing fourth overall and first among collegiate athletes with a time of 13.20.

In the 400 meter hurdles, Terice Stone set a season’s best time of 58.59 and took fifth place. This figure ranks the senior from Hanover, Jamaica at 28the in the NCAA West Region. I agree with Steen, Breanna Moss (1:01.08) and T’Erica Boyd (1:03.81) set season records for the day.

The first of two relay teams competing for NM State in Baton Rouge, the 4×100 team Alijah Logan, Jhana Downie, Sierra Brewer And Grace Pendarvis crossed the line with a score of 45.27.

In the final part of the meet, the 4×400 relay team of Terice Stone, Breanna Moss, Jhana Downie, Sierra Brewer took third place, posting a time of 3:38.36.

NEXT ONE

The Aggies will compete in a unique meet for the first time since the season-opening Willie Williams Classic on March 22-23 and make a return trip to Tucson for the Desert Heat Classic. The one-day meeting will take place on Saturday, April 27 from the Drachman Stadium.

This meet will serve as NM State’s final regular season competition prior to the 2024 CUSA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, held May 10-12 in El Paso, Texas, hosted by UTEP.

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