SAN DIEGO - Coming off of a break for final exams, the UC San Diego men’s and women’s track and field programs returned to competition Friday on the first day of the 36th Annual Aztec Invitational at the SDSU Sports Deck.
Friday consisted almost exclusively of open events, alongside the conclusion of both the men’s decathlon and women’s heptathlon, which UCSD did not have any entrants in. Some invitational distance and field events also took place.
The men’s and women’s open and invitational hammer throw competitions were all held at the UCSD Throwing Field on Friday morning.
Triton sophomore Paige Hughes won the open 1500 in a time of 4:46.10, nearly a full second faster than BYU freshman Bryn Rhoner (4:47.02) behind her.
The Aztec Invitational concludes on Saturday at the SDSU Sports Deck, with action getting underway at 9 a.m.