Hurdling the competition, CMS Track and Field is leaving the SCIAC in the dust as both the Athenas and the Stags are looking for back to back conference titles.
She might be learning new tricks, but she’s always had that dawg in her. Besting college seniors as a senior citizen, javelin thrower, Linda Cohn, broke the world record for her age group at a Pomona-Pitzer track meet. Competing for the first time in her 50s, ‘Javelinda’ spoke on her domination of the sport and finding fun in athletics.
Over the weekend in the SCIAC multi-duals, both CMS and P-P track and field teams recorded personal bests and set program records.
P-P’s annual All-Comers track meet this past Saturday resulted in a new Strehle track men’s mile record and many athletes moving up in national rankings.
Three months out from the spring semester, there’s still a lot up in the air — including whether student-athletes will be able to resume competition.
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
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.
The Stags topped the No. 2-ranked Sagehens by 36 points as the Athenas won their fifth-straight title by just three points.
Abby Johnson SC ’21 has emerged as a leader of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track team, putting up great times on the track and establishing a welcoming and friendly team culture.