As the COVID-19 pandemic closed the 5Cs’ campuses, halted sports competition and complicated the reopening of hometown gyms, athletes have found creative ways to stay in shape during this forced off-season — and Emil Adams PO ’23 is building a yurt. The Pomona-Pitzer track and field sprinter moved from his hometown
Overnight travel for Pomona-Pitzer sports teams is being cut back in an effort to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Both CMS track and field teams look to continue their SCIAC dominance, while P-P will lean on their distance runners this season.
CMS women’s tennis and track and field athletes had particularly notable performances at last week’s national championships.
At the SCIAC championship meet last weekend, the P-P track and field teams both finished behind the meet-winning CMS Stags and Athenas. The men finished second, with the women placing fourth. On the men’s side, P-P swept the podium in the 10,000-meter run, with Andy Reischling PO ’19, Daniel Hill
The Stags topped the No. 2-ranked Sagehens by 36 points as the Athenas won their fifth-straight title by just three points.
The Sagehen men’s and women’s track and field teams both had strong showings at their final SCIAC dual meet at Occidental last weekend. On the men’s side, Evan Johnson PO ’22 finished in a tie for first place in the high jump, with a personal best height of 1.95 meters.
No athlete has embodied the No. 4 Pomona-Pitzer men’s track team’s successful season as much as Carter Floyd PO ’21
The P-P track and field teams hosted professional runners and teams from Divisions I, II and III at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational last weekend. On the men’s team, Carter Floyd PO ’21 improved upon his nation-best time in the 800-meter, running 1:51:29. Danny Rosen PO ’20 put up the fourth fastest
The P-P men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in a SCIAC dual meet last weekend, going up against Redlands and La Verne, while the men’s team also sent multiple athletes to UCLA and to the Bay Area to run distance races. The men’s team beat La Verne 81-80,