2012 Women's Track & Field News
November 14, 2012
Dave Hogan Inducted into Valley Christian Coaches Hall of Fame
Head Track & Field coach Dave Hogan was inducted into the Valley Christian Coaches’ Hall of Fame Friday, November 2 capping off a spectacular coaching career at Valley Christian High School.
October 8, 2012
Track & Field athletes recognized for All-American Achievements
At halftime of the Whittier College football game on Saturday three Track & Field athletes were recognized for their accomplishments on and off the field along with a team being recognized for their academic achievement as a whole.
August 1, 2012
Women’s Track & Field grabs USTFCCCA All-Academic recognition
The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced this week the women’s 2012 Division III All-Academic Track & Field Teams and Whittier was one of 137 institutions who earned this distinction as a result of a cumulative team GPA of 3.10 or better.
July 27, 2012
Curbelo and Verduzco named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released today the All-Academic team’s for both the men and women and Whittier College saw both Kevin Curbelo and Christine Verduzco achieve recognition.
May 26, 2012
Curbelo earns back-to-back All-American honors; Sialaris falls short in shot put and javelin
In Whittier College history no athlete has ever achieved two All-American honors, but sophomore Kevin Curbelo earned the first this afternoon as he finished 5th in the 400m to earn his second straight All-American recognition.
May 24, 2012
Sialaris opens up NCAA Championships with All-American finish in the Discus
Junior transfer Alyssa Sialaris opened up the Div. III NCAA Championships in track & field for the Poets with a stellar performance in the discus earning the first All-American honor for Whittier College by placing 5th out of twenty throwers putting her in position to complete what some would say would be one of the most impressive feats in women’s track & field history at Whittier College.
May 15, 2012
Ten Poets earn All-SCIAC Recognition
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference released their 2012 All-SCIAC teams for men’s and women’s track and field and Whittier landed four on the women’s side and six on the men’s to wrap up the SCIAC Championships.
May 12, 2012
Brzezinski wraps up freshman year breaking into the Top 10 list in the Heptathlon
Whittier College freshman Mary Brzezinski wrapped up her freshman year by breaking into the Whittier College Top 10 list in the Heptathlon with a score of 2578.
May 5, 2012
Poets inch closer to NCAA Championships with strong showing in Oxy Invitational
The Whittier College men’s and women’s track & field teams competed in the Oxy Invitational Saturday afternoon and came away with strong finishes preparing them for the NCAA Championships.
May 3, 2012
Sialaris tagged SCIAC Field Athlete of the Year
Yesterday afternoon junior Alyssa Sialaris was tagged as the SCIAC Field Athlete of the Year after her strong performance at the SCIAC Championships this past weekend with two first place finishes and two second place finishes.
April 28, 2012
Whittier wraps up SCIAC Championships with sixth place finish
The Whittier women’s track and field team placed sixth at the 2012 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships and finished sixth in the overall standings.
April 27, 2012
Women finish strongly after Day 1 of SCIAC Championships
The Whittier College women’s track & field team completed Day 1 of the SCIAC Championships in impressive fashion in their strongest performance of the year setting the tone for the rest of the weekend.
April 26, 2012
Whittier set to make immediate impact in SCIAC Championships
The women’s track and field team will travel to Redlands on Friday and Saturday, April 27-28, for the 2012 SCIAC Championships as the sixth seeded team at 1-6.
April 14, 2012
Aguilar resets personal record in 3000 Steeplechase during Pomona Pitzer Invite
The Whittier College women’s track and field team again competed well for the third straight meet finishing the Pomona-Pitzer Invite with a new personal record, and three Whittier College top ten finishes.
March 31, 2012
Verduzco breaks 31 year old Whittier College 10,000 meter record
The Whittier College women’s track & field team competed well at the CA/NV Championships over the past two days held at Claremont-M-S against a field that included Div. I, Div. II, and Div. III opponents.
March 24, 2012
Sialaris breaks two school records; Poets come up empty in SCIAC No. 2
The Whittier College women’s track and field team took part in the second SCIAC event in 2012 hosted by Whittier College but came away empty despite strong improvements being made from many of the athletes.
March 23, 2012
SCIAC Dual Meet No. 2 Preview (La Verne, Occidental, Redlands, Whittier)
Whittier College is proud to host the SCIAC Dual Meet #2 which will take place at Occidental College tomorrow with teams including La Verne, Occidental, and Redlands.
March 16, 2012
Records broken during Oxy Distance Carnival
The Whittier College men’s and women’s track and field distance runners competed in the Oxy Distance Carnival Friday evening and set fifteen personal best records and 31 seasonal bests in route to a strong finish.
March 9, 2012
Despite small numbers, Poets compete well in Benny Brown Invite
The Whittier College men’s and women’s track and field teams took to the track as they competed in the Benny Brown Invitational Friday and Saturday afternoons despite using small numbers, but boasted very strong times and scores.
March 3, 2012
Whittier drops both matchups in SCIAC dual meet; Sialaris takes home 1st place in all throwing events
The Whittier College women’s track & field team competed in their first SCIAC dual meet of 2012 and came away with two losses falling 120-38 to Claremont-M-S and then 93-63 to Pomona-Pitzer.
February 25, 2012
Poets take small squad to Rossi Relays; Begin to prepare for SCIAC Opener
The Whittier College women’s track & field team competed in the Rossi Relays Saturday morning despite a small squad in order to prepare for their upcoming SCIAC meet and finished the day in impressive fashion winning a majority of the field events.
February 18, 2012
Sialaris leads Poets in 2012 Pomona All Corners
The Whittier College women’s track & field team got things started in their 2012 campaign taking part in the Pomona All-Corners Meet Saturday morning, which included teams such as West Los Angeles, Redlands, Occidental, Citrus, Chapman, Caltech, and La Verne.