Track and Field Returns

March 2, 2015
Maria Hurtado leads a pack of Seawolves in the 1500-meter run on Saturday

Maria Hurtado (right) leads a pack of Seawolves in the 1500-meter run on Saturday. // Photo by SSU Athletics

Women's Track and Field: After Seven Year Hiatus, Seawolves Take Third Place At Humboldt Meet

Competing in its first official meet in seven years, the Sonoma State women's track and field team earned a third place finish in the Humboldt State Invitational at Redwood Bowl in Arcata on Saturday.

The Seawolves took part in eight of the 18 events, scoring 50 points to finish ahead of San Francisco State (39) and the College of the Redwoods (19). Five-time defending CCAA champion Chico State ran away with the team title, garnering 240 points and finishing ahead of host and runner-up Humboldt State, which scored 100 points.

In the field events, Claudia Serrano earned top finishes for the Seawolves in the discus (fifth place) and shot put (10th) with throws of 28.46 meters and 8.01 meters, respectively. Alyssa Garcia had a team-best 24.77-meter throw in the javelin event.

Softball: Seawolves Beat CSU San Bernardino in Weather-Shortened Game
Just as the Sonoma State softball team scored four runs in the fifth inning, the sky opened up and drenched the field, ending the game as the Seawolves beat CSU San Bernardino 5-0. The second game was cancelled. The Seawolves improve to 6-1 in the CCAA and 14-3 overall.

Men's Basketball: Seawolves Pluck CSU Los Angeles Golden Eagles in Final Game of Season
The Sonoma State men's basketball team beat Cal State Los Angeles, 58-48, in the final game of the season. SSU seniors JJ Mina, Mike Harris, Brandon Glanz and Zen Maki ended their Seawolf basketball careers with a bang. Mina led the way with a career-high 16 rebounds, Harris had a game-high 14 points, and Maki had six points coming on a 6-for-6 night from the free throw line. Glanz had six points and four rebounds. The Seawolves finish with a record of 9-13 in the CCAA and 12-14 overall.


Women's Basketball: Seawolves Close Season With Loss to CSU Los Angeles

The Sonoma State women's basketball team lost the final game of the season to CSU Los Angeles, 39-67, finishing with records of 4-18 in the CCAA and 6-20 overall.

Men's Golf: Seawolves Place Seventh at CSU Santa Barbara Coyote Classic
The Sonoma State men's golf team got its spring tournament season started with a seventh place finish out of 15 teams at this week's CSUSB Coyote Invite at the Arrowhead Country Club in San Bernardino. SSU's Brandon Lee fired a four-over-par 214, including a team-best 68 in Monday's second round, to finish in a three-way tie for the seven spot.

Men's tennis: Seawolves Fall to Point Loma Sea Lions
The Sonoma State men's tennis team fell to the Point Loma Sea Lions Friday in San Diego, despite Blaine Mengbert winning both his matches. The Seawolves are now 1-7 this season.

Women's Tennis: Seawolves Sweep Dominican Penguins for Third Straight Shoutout
The 25th-ranked Sonoma State women's tennis team swept visiting Dominican University, 9-0, on Sunday at the SSU Tennis Courts in Rohnert Park in a continuation of a match that began Saturday, but was suspended due to rain and lightning. The Seawolves have won three straight matches, all shutouts, improving to 6-3 this season.

Women's Water Polo: Seawolves Fall to Stanford
The Sonoma State women's water polo team lost 3-16 Thursday at the Avery Aquatic Center in Stanford. Noelle Herrera scored all three goals but could not save the team from being pummeled by the defending national champion. The Seawolves' season record fell to 2-11.