Men's Outdoor Track & Field

Men’s Track & Field sprints to strong finish at Westmont Classic

Men’s Track & Field sprints to strong finish at Westmont Classic

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MONTECITO, Calif. – The Whittier College Men's Track & Field team prepped for their upcoming SCIAC No. 2 Dual Meet this past weekend as they took part in the Westmont Collegiate Classic.

Julian Sandoval (El Monte, Calif.) once again shined in the distance going 3:59.31 in the 1500 Meter that moves him to 5th in the SCIAC.  He was joined in the event by William Howells (Webster Grove, MO) who posted a 4:00.36 that moved him to 6th all-time on the unconverted 1500m list.  Sandoval then returned in the 800 Meter run and crushed it by taking 3rd overall with a 1:57.67.       

Ray Ray Roberson (Albuquerque, NM) ran an impressive 49.94 to move him into 4th in the SCIAC currently, while his 6'0.75" high jump puts him 6th in the SCIAC.

Andrew Jimenez's (Tehachapi, Calif.) 44' 10.25" shot put moves him to 4th in the SCIAC as he led the throwers.   He also went 7th in the Hammer (34.13).  Other strong performers included Craig Rogers (Whittier, Calif.) in the 110 Hurdles who took 8th with a time of 16.88.  Joshua Minnie (Oceanside, Calif.) and Howells took 8th and 9th in the 800 Meter and Roberson returned in the 200 Meter to finish 5th with a 22.78.

In the jumps, Tomo Pollard (La Jolla, Calif.) took 6th in the Triple with a mark of 11.97 and Roberson went 6th in the High with a 1.85m.    

Whittier travels to Occidental College this Saturday, April 1 as they take part in SCIAC No. 2.