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Leopard makes national spotlight

Leopard makes national spotlight
Lenore Moreno, a graduate student, just finished an outstanding track season. She broke an 32-year-old record for the 5,000-meter. She beat the old record of 16:39.16, with a staggering time of 16:32.85. / photo by Keenan Gilson Julian Mininsohn Sports Editor Minutes before a race, senior track and field distance runner, Lenore Moreno puts her headphones in her ears. At that moment, all the outside... 

Track finishes 3rd at SCIAC meet

The track and field teams competed in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championships hosted by Occidental on Saturday and Sunday at the Bill Henry Track. The men’s and women’s teams each finished in third place. “I felt that the championship was a blessing overall for me and my team,” senior runner Chancise Watkins said. “Everything went as planned and it was beyond... 

La Verne prepares for final SCIAC meet

La Verne prepares for final SCIAC meet
Senior All-American Chancise Watkins launches of his mark for the men’s 100-meter dash against Taylor Browning and Andrei de Freitas. Watkins had the sixth best time of the day for the event with 10.85. For the 200-meter, he held the best time of the day with 21.45. / photo by Julian Burrell Kat Simonelli Metro Editor The men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational... 

Women stay undefeated in SCIAC

Women stay undefeated in SCIAC
Katie Yeager, a senior captain and an NCAA Division III national caliber pole-vaulter, came in first place at the La Verne Multi-Dual 2 meet Saturday with a finish of 11-5.75. The women’s track and field team beat both Redlands and Whittier to remain undefeated. / photo by Austen Beck Karleigh Neff LV Life Editor The track and field teams hosted the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Con­ference... 

Gonsalves shatters school record

Hannah Burton Staff Writer The men and women’s track and field teams competed in the Southern California Inter­collegiate Athletic Conference Quad Meet on Saturday at Fritz B. Burns Stadium in Claremont with six members of the women’s team placing first in their respective events. The men’s team currently ranked No. 2, and the women’s team, No. 1 in the SCIAC standings, are working hard to... 

Runners and throwers showcase skill at Tri Meet

Runners and throwers showcase skill at Tri Meet
La Verne senior Matt Rehder places first in the men’s javelin event at the La Verne Tri Meet Saturday, throwing a distance of 49.55 m. The meet, hosted by La Verne at Ortmeyer Stadium, welcomed Orange Coast College and Golden West College and ended with La Verne taking more than 20 first place spots. / photo by Veronica Orozco Jolene Nacapuy Assistant Sports Editor The track and field teams hosted... 

Women’s track team places at Pomona meet

Jolene Nacapuy Assistant Sports Editor The track and field teams competed Saturday, at the Pomona-Pitzer All Comers Meet, which was held at Sterile Track at Pomona College. The women took first in the hammer throw and the 4×100 relay. Senior Deanna Doss won the hammer throw, logging 45.11 meters “I feel pretty great about placing first in the hammer event. Especially because I threw a 10-pound... 

Track and field sprints into season

Freshman kinesiology major Jake Pavlovics practices his 110 meter hurdles for the meet Saturday at Pomona College, where he will compete in the Pomona All-Corners decathlon. The Leopards’ first home meet will be March 1. / photo by Austen Beck Autumn Simon Staff Writer The University of La Verne track and field team is in session and coaching staff are motivated and are poised to conquer the Southern... 

Leopard sprints way to Nationals

Leopard sprints way to Nationals
Junior speech communication major Chancise Watkins does more than run track. He enjoys video games, collecting hats and getting tattoos. Watkins gets his tattoos from a friend back home in Blythe, Watkins’ dorm walls are covered with his awards that he has accumulated over the years. Watkins won the 200-meter at the SCIAC Championships with a time of 21.31. / photo by Stephanie Ball Julian Mininsohn Staff... 

Crutchfield talks Air Force and Olympics

Crutchfield talks Air Force and Olympics
Junior computer engineering major Nicole Crutchfield helped lead the women’s track and field team to a SCIAC Conference Championship this season. Crutchfield is a sprinter for the Leopards, competing in the 100, 200, 4x100 races. She took first place at the SCIAC Championships in the 100 and anchored the 4x100 where La Verne finished third. / photo by Ryan Gann Karleigh Neff Staff Writer Nicole Crutchfield... 
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