The Long Beach State track & field team had 16 athletes qualify for the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds, which will be held May 23-25 in Austin, Texas.
Long Beach State claimed two major Big West Track & Field awards as Andy Sythe was named the Men's Coach of the Year and Willie Alexander garnered Men's Freshman of the Year honors the conference office announced Wednesday.
The Long Beach State track & field team had 22 athletes produce all-conference performances at the Big West Championships this past weekend. The top three finishers in each event earn All-Big West honors.
The Long Beach State men's track & field team claimed the Big West title on the final day of the conference championships at Matador Track & Field Complex.