Long Beach State track & field has 17 athletes moving on to next week's NCAA West Preliminary Championships as the list of participants was released today.
The Long Beach State men's track and field team has claimed three of the major Big West awards the conference office announced Wednesday afternoon. Senior Cameron Glasgow was named the league's Track Athlete of the Year, while junior Willie Alexander was selected as the Field Athlete of the Year. Andy Sythe also earned his third consecutive Men's Coach of the Year nod.
Twenty-three 49ers produced all-conference performances this past weekend at the Big West Championships in Riverside. The top-three finishers in each event receive All-Big West honors.
Long Beach State men's track & field team won their third straight Big West title. It is the first three-peat in school history and the first in the conference since former member Utah State (1994-96). This win is the 49er's ninth overall Big West title, which is the most by any current member in the conference.