"Spartan nation, we got another All-American."— SJSU Track & Field/Cross Country (@SanJoseStTFXC) June 9, 2023
Hear from coach Charles Ryan (@CWRyanIII) after Emilia Sjostrand earned First Team All-American honors in the long jump after finishing in seventh place on Thursday night.#AllSpartans pic.twitter.com/BTSq7he444
AUSTIN, Texas – Emilia Sjostrand finished seventh in the long jump to lead San José State at the NCAA Track and Field Outdoor National Championships on Thursday to earn First Team All-American Honors. She is the first Women's Outdoor All-American in SJSU history.
- Sjostrand's third jump of 6.31 meters (20'8.5") earned her a spot in the finals and held up to earn All-American.
- The jump ranks fourth all time on the women's long jump performance list. She also holds the top three jumps in SJSU history.
- Eve Divinity finished in the top 20 with her best jump going 5.93 meters (19'5.5").
UP NEXT: Sjostrand will close the NCAA Nationals in the triple jump on Saturday at 6:10 p.m. PT. Fans can watch the event live on ESPN+.
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