Myles claims 4th in triple jump, Bruno takes 5th in 1,500 meters on final day of NJCAA track championships
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Myles claims 4th in triple jump, Bruno takes 5th in 1,500 meters on final day of NJCAA track championships

The Pima Community College men’s and women’s track & field teams closed out the 2019 season on Saturday at the NJCAA Division I National Championships in Hobbs, N.M.

The Aztecs women’s team finished tied for 13th place out of 34 teams in the final standings with a total of 14 points. The men’s team took 28th place out of 32 teams with 3.5 points.

Sophomore Hailey Myles (Boulder Creek HS) took fourth place in the women’s triple jump after she finished with a personal-record of 41-feet, 2-inches. She earned five team points for the Aztecs.

Sophomore Katherine Bruno (Canyon del Oro HS) earned points in her second event as she finished fifth in the 1,500 meters race with a time of 4 minutes, 54.09 seconds earning four points. She took sixth in the 3,000 meter steeplechase and earned three points on Friday.

Bruno (3,000 meter steeplechase, 1,500 meters), Myles (Triple Jump) and freshman Mary Siml (3,000 meter steeplechase) earned NJCAA All-American honors. The top eight finishers in each event earned NJCAA All-American status.

In other Pima track & field finishes on Saturday:

Freshman Jaylen Coleman – 12th in the triple jump 47-feet, 4-inches (14.46 meters).


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Sophomore Hailey Myles (Boulder Creek HS) took fourth in the triple jump with a personal-best of 41-feet, 2-inches. Sophomore Katherine Bruno placed fifth in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:54.09. The women's team tied for 13th place in the final team standings.