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Track & Field Set To Start Indoor Season in Washington


SPOKANE, Wash. – The San José State track & field team is set to begin their indoor season this weekend as they compete in the Cougar Classic Invite/Spokane Indoor Challenge on Friday and Saturday.

  • This is the first of three indoor events the Spartans will compete in before the postseason begins on Feb. 22 in the Mountain West Championships.
  • Junior Emilia Sjostrand returns after being the first female at San José State to qualify for the NCAA Indoor Championships.
  • Sjostrand earned All-America honors after finishing seventh in the triple jump at the National meet, the first female All-American in program history.
  • Christopher Coats is coming off a season where he won the Mountain West Indoor Championship in the 400m dash, setting a new program record.
  • Demaris Waters also set a program record in the 60m hurdles and won the Mountain West Championship last season.
  • Cameron Tarver returns after winning the Mountain West title in the 200m dash and setting a new program record.