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Pima’s Jackie Trice first in long jump in ACCAC championships

Pima’s Jackie Trice (Pima Athletics photo)

Pima’s media relations department contributed to this report:

Pima College sophomore Jackie Trice improved on her national qualifying mark in the long jump as she took first place in Friday’s ACCAC championships at Glendale.

Trice had a jump of 5.69 meters (18-feet, 8-inches). She set her qualifier at 5.59 meters (18-4.25) at the GCU Invitational and has a season-best of 5.82 meters (19-1.25) set at the Indoor National Championships.

The No. 10-ranked Aztec women went 3-2 in head-to-head meetings. They beat Glendale (103-51), Paradise Valley (101-46) and Phoenix (136-8). The Aztecs lost to Central Arizona (108-73) and Mesa (119-64).

·The top two placements in each event earned All-ACCAC honors.

First Team All-ACCAC:

Jessica Bright-Schade – Javelin – 37.76 meters (123-10).

Brooke Peterson – Pole Vault – 3.65 meters (11-11.75).

Jackie Trice – Long Jump – 5.69 meters (18-8).

Second Team All-ACCAC:

Candice Pocase – Pole Vault – 2.45 meters (8-0.50).

The Aztecs will compete at the Triton Invitational on Friday and Saturday at UC San Diego. Competition begins at 9:30 a.m. on both days.

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