2024 Pima Aztecs Men's Track & Field News

Freshman Elijah Conroy (Rincon/University HS) earned an NJCAA national qualifying time in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (9:47.55) while freshman Nasir Tucker improved on his qualifying mark in the Long Jump at 7.36 meters (24-1.75). Photos by Danielle Main and Stephanie van Latum
Elijah Conroy earns national qualifier in 3,000 steeplechase at Mesa Invitational

April 19, 2024

The Pima Community College men’s track & field team competed in its final regular season meet on Friday at the Mesa Invitational held at Mesa Community College.

Sophomore Jesus Quintero earned a national qualifying time in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 54.21 while freshman Nasir Tucker earned his qualifier in the Long Jump with a mark of 7.32 meters (24-feet, 0.25-inches). Photos by Ben Carbajal
Jesus Quintero and Nasir Tucker earn national qualifiers at GCC Invitational

April 13, 2024

The Pima Community College men’s track & field teams competed at the GCC Invitational on Saturday held at Glendale Community College.

Freshman Nathaniel Curtiss improved on his national qualifier in the High Jump and is now second in school history (2.16 meters, 7-feet, 1-inch). Freshman Jordan Cortner improved on his national qualifier in the 400-meter hurdles (54.34) and Louis Madrigal-Diaz set a national qualifier in the 1,500 meters (3:58.77). Photos by Stephanie van Latum
Curtiss moves to second in school history in High Jump, Madrigal-Diaz earns qualifier in 1,500 meters

April 06, 2024

The No. 3 ranked Pima Community College men’s track & field teams competed at the Triton Invitational on Friday and Saturday at the University of California San Diego in La Jolla, CA.

(1) Aztecs Men's Track & Field claimed three ACCAC Conference titles on Friday as Adam McCoy (Pole Vault), Abraham Valenzuela (5,000-meters) and Nathaniel Curtiss (High Jump) were tops in their events. The Aztecs took second place and went 4-1 in head-to-head competition. Pima had 13 athletes claim All-ACCAC honors. Photos by Stephanie van Latum and Ben Carbajal
McCoy, Valenzuela and Curtiss earn ACCAC Conference Champiponships

March 29, 2024

The Pima Community College men’s track & field team competed in the ACCAC Conference Championships on Friday held at Paradise Valley Community College in Phoenix.

Sophomore Abraham Valenzuela set a qualifier in the 5,000 meters with a time of 14:23.24 while fellow sophomore Jacques Jones improved on a previously set qualifier in the Long Jump with a leap of 7.63 meters (25-0.5). Photos by Ray Suarez and Stephanie van Latum
Abraham Valenzuela sets qualifier in the 5,000 meters at Willie Williams Invitational

March 23, 2024

The Pima Community College men’s track & field competed at the Willie Williams Invitational on Friday and Saturday at the Roy P. Drachman Stadium hosted by the University of Arizona.

Sophomores Broden Cahoon and Dillon Arvayo (Mountain View HS) set national qualifiers for the Decathlon on Friday at the Mesa Multi's Meet as the Aztecs opened the Outdoor Season this weekend. Cahoon took second place with 6113 points and Arvayo placed third with 5963 points. Photos by Stephanie van Latum and Ben Carbajal
Broden Cahoon and Dillon Arvayo set qualifiers in the Decathlon as Men's Track & Field opens Outdoor Season

March 16, 2024

The Pima Community College men’s track & field team opened the 2024 Outdoor Season this weekend.

Sophomore Abraham Valenzuela (Palo Verde HS) took second place and broke his own school record in the one-mile race with a time of 4:03.76. The 4x800 relay team of Evan Rasoumoff, Wyatt Preble, Louis Madrigal-Diaz and Caelan Pando broke the school record and took seventh place with a time of 7:50.86. Sophomore Dillon Arvayo (Mountain View HS) placed eighth in the Pentathlon with a new PR of 4666 points. they Aztecs finished in sixth place with a score of 56 points. Photos courtesy of Chad Harrison, Shonda Jones and Mark Bennett
Abraham Valenzuela and the 4x800 Relay team break school records as Men's Track finishes sixth at Indoor Nationals

March 02, 2024

The Pima Community College men’s track & field team entered the final day of competition at the NJCAA Indoor National Championships sitting atop the team standings.

The Aztecs Men's Track & Field team leads in the team standings with 45 points after the first day of competition at the NJCAA Indoor National Championships. The high jump squad of Brett Wynn (4th), Nathaniel Curtiss (2nd) and Tyler Rogers (1st) scored a combined 22.5 points while long jumpers Jacques Jones (4th) and Raekwon Weatherspoon (2nd) scored 13 points. Competition concludes on Saturday in Gainesville, FL. Photos courtesy of Chad Harrison.
Tyler Rogers captures High Jump Indoor National Title as Men's Track & Field leads after first day at Indoor Nationals

March 01, 2024

he Pima Community College men’s track & field team completed the first day of competition on Friday at the NJCAA Indoor National Championships held at the Alachua County Sports and Events Center in Gainesville, FL.

Sophomores Nicholas Patterson (60m hurdles) and Abraham Valenzuela (one-mile) broke Pima indoor school records while freshman Kolby Lewis (Pole Vault) and sophomore Wyatt Preble (800m) set NJCAA national qualifying marks at the NAU Tune-Up. Photos by Stephanie van Latum and Chalen Lozano.
Patterson and Valenzuela break indoor school records, Lewis and Preble set qualifiers at NAU Tune-Up

February 16, 2024

The Pima Community College men’s track & field team set two new NJCAA national qualifying marks and another two indoor school records fell on Friday at the NAU Tune-Up Meet in Flagstaff, AZ.

Freshman Nathaniel Curtiss (University HS)  improved on his national qualifying mark by clearing 7-feet (2.14 meters, 7feet, -0.25-inches). sophomore Brett Wynn set a qualifier also in the High Jump at 1.99 meters (6-6.25) at the GCC Indoor Invitational. Photos by Ray Suarez
Nathaniel Curtiss clears 7-feet in High Jump at GCC Indoor Invitational

February 10, 2024

The Pima Community College men’s track & field team competed in GCC Indoor Invitational on Saturday at Glendale Community College.

Sophomore Abraham Valenzuela (Palo Verde HS) set two new NJCAA Indoor national qualifying times in the 800 meters (1:53.80) and as part of the Distance Medley Relay team (10:14.80). Freshman Darlington Onsarigo set his qualifier in the Triple Jump. The Aztecs have a total of 16 national qualifiers in three meets. Photos by Ben Carbajal
Abraham Valenzuela sets two more national qualifiers at CAC Indoor Invitational

February 03, 2024

The Pima Community College men’s track & field team set four more NJCAA national qualifying marks on Saturday at the CAC Indoor Invitational held at Central Arizona College.

Sophomore Abraham Valenzuela (Palo Verde HS) and freshman Nasir Tucker (Palo Verde HS) broke Pima Indoor school records and set national qualifying times on Saturday at the PVCC Indoor Invitational. Valenzuela finished the 3000-meter race with a time of 8:30.01 while Tucker finished the 200-meter race at 21.59. Photos by Chalen Lozano and Stephanie van Latum
Abraham Valenzuela and Nasir Tucker set Pima Indoor school records at PVCC Indoor Invitational

January 27, 2024

The Pima Community College men’s track & field team got two more NJCAA Indoor national qualifying times on Saturday at the PVCC Indoor Invitational in Phoenix.

Sophomore Abraham Valenzuela (Palo Verde HS) broke a Pima school record and set a national qualifying time, finishing the One-Mile race with a time of 4:12.94. Freshman Tyler Rogers earned a national qualifying mark in the High Jump (2.09 meters, 6-10.25). The Aztecs set 10 national qualifying marks total. Photos by Stephanie van Latum and Ray Suarez
Valenzuela sets school record in the mile race as Men's Track & Field sets 10 national qualifiers to open 2024 season

January 20, 2024

The Pima Community College men’s track & field team opened the 2024 season with a lot of noise on Saturday as it hosted the Jim Mielke Memorial Invitational at the West Campus Aztec Track.