The La Verne track and field teams competed in the Redlands Invitational on March 17 at Ted Runner Stadium.
With a time of 21.89 in the 200-meter, freshman sprinter Tyler Thomas finished fourth for the Leopards. He also ran in the 100-meter race, finishing in 11.03 seconds, a collegiate personal best.
In a time of 55.52, sophomore hurdler Joshua Collier finished fourth in the 400-meter hurdle. Collier also competed in the 110-meter hurdles and the 4×100-meter relay.
Ha’ani Untalan, sophomore jumper, achieved a personal record in the long jump with a distance of 4.99 meters, positioning her in ninth place. Untalan also took part in the 4×100-meter relay competition.
Freshman distance runner Destiny Espinoza placed 29th in the women’s 1500-meter with a time of 5:47.30. This was Espinoza’s sixth race of this season.
Track and field’s next meet is Friday at the Westmont Classic Combined Events in Santa Barbara.
— Ashlyn Ledbetter