The men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at Saturday’s Occidental Invitational in hopes of improving their personal records weeks before heading to the NCAA Division III Championships.
La Verne junior Paul Turner leaps for first place with a distance of 15.15 meters in the triple jump at the SCIAC Championships Saturday at Redlands.
One shining star on the women’s track and field team is junior distance runner Andrea Arceo, who broke the La Verne steeplechase record three times this season with her best time being 11:08.48.
Freshman Garrett Lee runs the 110-meter hurdles Saturday at the Pomona-Pitzer Track and Field Invitational.
Breaking a school record is a sure way to make a name for yourself on campus, and that’s exactly what junior sprinter and jumper Paul Turner did last month.
It was a fruitful weekend for the men’s and women’s track and field teams as they won three of four total competitions at Occidental on Saturday.
The Leopards arrived at Strehle Track Saturday morning with their energy and spirits high and acquired four event wins at Pomona-Pitzer’s All-Corners meet Saturday.
Ortmayer Stadium, including the football field and track, are scheduled to undergo a major facelift sometime in November, most likely sometime after the football season.
The men’s track and field team finished its season strong, taking third place in the SCIAC Championships with 100 points, 66 points behind first place Redlands.
Kevin Brousard brought home gold medals in both the shotput and discus events from the International Blind Sports Federation World Games last month in Antalya, Turkey.