Spartans Smash Records in Day Two at MW Indoor Championships


Emilia Sjostrand, Sophie Liao, Alyssa Bean, Bryson Smith, Ajamu Reed and Cameron Tarver led San José State in Day Two of the Mountain West Indoor Championships at the Albuquerque Convention Center.


  • Sjostrand submitted the first and second best distances in school history in the Women's Long Jump with marks of 6.48m (21'3.25") and 6.29m (20'7.75"). She now holds the school record and was crowned as SJSU's first Mountain West champion of the season
  • Liao broke her own record in the Women's 60m Dash with a mark of 7.43 and will compete in the final on Saturday, Feb. 25
  • Bean broke the school record in the Women's 400m Dash with a time of 53.69. She and Sarah Mosteller, who clocked in at 55.01 seconds, will compete in the final on Saturday
  • Osayi Omorodion won her heat took fourth place overall in the preliminary round of the 60m Hurdles with a mark of 8.68. She will compete in the final on Saturday
  • Bean also set the school record in the Women's 200m Dash with a mark of 23.73. She will be joined by Gabby Spencer, who ran a 23.86, in the final round held on Saturday
  • Lina Schubert finished third in the Women's High Jump with a final mark of 1.73m (5'8")


  • Reed set the new school record for the Men's Long Jump, smashing his previous record of 7.70m (25'3.25") with a mark of 7.82m (25'8"). He took second in the overall competition
  • Tarver set a school record in the Men's 200m Dash with a time of 20.91. He will be joined by teammates Christopher Coats, Jeremiah Walker and Jaden Smith in the final round Saturday, Feb. 25
  • Bryson Smith recorded the third, fourth and fifth best distances in the Men's Weight Throw, going for 19.08m (62'7"), 18.26m (59'11") and 18.25m (59'10") respectively. He finished in second place in the overall competition
  • Coats submitted the second best Men's 400m mark in school history at 47.37 seconds. His mark is now the closest to SJSU legend Tommie Smith's mark of 46.44 set in 1967
  • Jaden Smith and Walker also got their names into the all-time Men's 400m list, submitting times of 47.80 and 48.04 respectively. Smith's mark is good for the third best SJSU all-time performance while Walker's time puts him at fifth in SJSU performance and all-time records. Smith will join Coats to compete in the final on Saturday
  • Demaris Waters finished in second place in the Men's 60m Hurdles with a time of 7.89 seconds and will move on to Saturday's final round
  • Tarver and Roman Johnson took second and third overall with times of 6.74 and 6.75 seconds respectively in the Men's 60m Dash preliminary round. They will be joined by Shamond Brooks Jr., who submitted a mark of 6.81, in the final round on Saturday

UP NEXT: SJSU will look towards the final day of the MW Indoor Championship on Saturday, Feb. 25. Watch it on the Mountain West Network.