REDLANDS, CA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Men's Track and Field Team produced several strong results at the Redlands Invitational on Friday, including the throw athletes who produded a top-10 finish in all of their events. Carter Floyd who yielded the nation-leading time in the 800 Meter Run at 1:51.57.
"I thought we had a great day across event groups today, which is something that we had yet to have this season," said Head Coach Jordan Carpenter. "I think this speaks to work our team has been putting in and the progress we have seen thus far. We head into spring break and our off week in a great spot. I am excited to return to SCIAC competition after the break to continue our efforts to repeat as SCIAC champions."
In the short distance events, Daniel Tamkin performed well with an eighth-place finish at 11.10 seconds. Nick Marsano took eighth in the 400 Meter Dash at 51.68 seconds while Alexander Bartone finished 10th at 52.85. Patrick Schloesser took seventh in the 400 Meter Hurdles at 59.85 seconds. At the 4x400 Meter Relay, the Sagehens finished third as Bartone, Schloesser, Dylan Madden, and Marsano combined for a time of 3:31.27.
Over in the 1500 Meter Run, the Sagehens produced the top-four collegiate finishers with Andy Reischling leading at 3:57.09. Daniel Hill took fifth at 3:58.80 while Dante Paszkeicz was sixth at 3:59.42. Daniel Rosen placed seventh at 3:59.50.
At the field, Evan Johnson took fourth in the High Jump at 6-0.75 (1.85m) and placed second in the Pole Vault at 13-11.25 (4.25m). Elliot Raskin made the top-10 in Sagehens' history in the Pole Vault, making ninth in the program record at 14-5.25 (4.40m). He finished first at the meet. Neel Karody placed fifth in the Triple Jump at 41-7.25 (12.68m).
At the throws, Theodore Bazakas took seventh in the Shot Put at 42-4.25 (12.91m) and followed with a fourth place finish in the Discus at 127-11 (39.00m). Samuel Khasnavis placed eighth in the Discus at 118-04 (36.07m). Warren Hosseinion finished eighth in the Hammer at 126-11 (38.68m). At the Javelin, Nathan Gallatin was seventh at 146-03 (44.58m) while Johnson followed in eighth at 137-07 (41.93m).
Up Next: The Sagehens will take a break before competing again on Saturday, March 30 for another SCIAC Multi-Dual against Occidental College, University of Redlands, University of La Verne, and Chapman University.