Hamilton made her first SCIAC Championships a memorable one. The freshman, ran her first ever 10K and won a SCIAC Championship in the process. Hamilton's winning time of 37:42.97 is the fifth fastest time in program history.
Abby Gardner had another incredible performance in the 3000 meter steeplechase. The senior shattered her previous program record of 11:21.69, finishing second in the event with a time of 11:06.55. Teammate Waylon Henggeler finished tenth with a time of 12:19.39.
Freshman Vicky-Marie Addo-Ashong made an extremely impressive SCIAC Championships debut. The first year took second in the event, finishing at a height of 5-01.75. Senior Kaile Sauro finished in a three-way tie for seventh with a mark of 4-09.75.
All field events were finals, along with a handful of distance races, with the rest of the events being qualifying heats for the final session on Saturday.
Saturday field events begin at 2 p.m. and the events on the track start at 3:30 p.m.
Team Scores – Six Events Scored
1. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 97
2. Occidental, 40.50
3. Redlands, 38
4. Cal Lutheran, 37.50
5. Pomona-Pitzer, 37
6. La Verne, 19
7. Whittier, 4
Scoring: The meet will be scored 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 for all events. Eight athletes will advance to the finals in all track events except the 4 x 100m and 4 x 400m relays. Nine athletes will advance to the finals in all field events.
Multi-dual victories count 25 percent and conference championship place counts 75 percent toward the SCIAC Champion title.
SCIAC Dual Meet Standings