Track & Field
Sophomore Israel Oloyede broke the NJCAA National Record in the weight throw at Northern Arizona University’s NAU Tune-Up in Flagstaff on Friday. Oloyede’s throw of 20.45m (67’01.25”) bested Johnnie Jackson of Coffeyville Community College's (KS) February 2015 record of 20.35m (66’09.25”).
While a handful of Pumas traveled to Arkansas last weekend, the core of the track and field team competed Saturday at the Mesa Indoor Invitational at Mesa Community College. Highlights for PVCC included personal bests for Tim White (6.95) and Marcus Fox (7.37) in the 60m,Trevor Leinstock in the weight throw (11.35m - 37’3”), Matthew Fields (4,191) and Jared Nation (3,843) in the heptathlon, Ka
The Paradise Valley Track and Field team sent eight student-athletes to the University of Arkansas’ Randall Tyson Track Center this past weekend for the Tyson Invitational Track and Field meet. The Pumas captured three NJCAA national championship qualifying marks, seven personal best marks and one school record.
The Paradise Valley Track and Field team started the 2019 season with a bang as they hosted the Puma Indoor Invitational track and field meet this past Saturday.
Puma sophomore Track & Field student-athlete Aldo Marquez has been named a National Athlete of the Week for NJCAA Division I Men by the US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for the week of March 20. Marquez, a member of both the Track & Field and Cross Country teams, competes in the distance events.