Men's Track & Field Take Lead After First Day Of SCIAC Final

Men's Track & Field Take Lead After First Day Of SCIAC Final

REDLANDS, CA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Men's track and field saw three winners on the first day of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championship, collecting 71 points at the meet to lead in first place. The Sagehens saw six athletes overall take the podium at the end of the meet and hope to carry the momentum on the final day. Andy Reischling set the SCIAC Championship meet record in the 10,000 Meter run while Ethan Hardacre won the Long Jump with a new personal best. Danny Rosen took first place in the 3000m Steeplechase.

Resichling clocked in the 10,000m at 31:14.21 to set the new meet record while his teammate Nathan Stringham took third at 31:51.47. Two other Sagehens finished within the top-five as Jeremy Adams took fourth at 32:00.15 while Adin Becker was fifth at 32:01.74.

Ethan Hardacre won the Long Jump with a personal record mark of 23-04.00. His teammate Lucas White Moon took second at 23-00.50, beating his personal best by over one foot.

Danny Rosen won the Steeplechase with a time of 9:13.03 while Nicholas Beatty took third at 9:18.21. Julian Degroot-Lutzner finished sixth at 9:50.28 and Aaron Gonzalez followed in seventh at 9:52.41 to secure additional points for the Sagehens.

Over in the Hammer Throw, Theodore Bazakas finished in eighth with a mark of 127-07. He also took fifth in the discus throw at 134-09 while Samuel Khasnavis took ninth at 127-05. Over in the jump, Cal Neikirk took seventh in the Pole Vault at 13-11.75.

The Sagehens will continue competing on the second and final day of the SCIAC Championship on Saturday at 2 p.m.