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University of La Verne graduate Sean Smith has shown Leopard fans that age is nothing but a number, and has competed with some of the best shot put and discus throwers in SCIAC this track and field season.
The sophomore anthropology major has been pole vaulting for five years and is this year’s Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champion in the event.
Senior Marcus Fortugno has been leaving his competition in the dust for the past four years. He has made a mark in Leopard athletics and hopes to continue his running career even after graduation.
The men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at Saturday’s Occidental Invitational in hopes of improving their personal records weeks before heading to the NCAA Division III Championships.
La Verne junior Paul Turner leaps for first place with a distance of 15.15 meters in the triple jump at the SCIAC Championships Saturday at Redlands.
One shining star on the women’s track and field team is junior distance runner Andrea Arceo, who broke the La Verne steeplechase record three times this season with her best time being 11:08.48.
Freshman Garrett Lee runs the 110-meter hurdles Saturday at the Pomona-Pitzer Track and Field Invitational.
Breaking a school record is a sure way to make a name for yourself on campus, and that’s exactly what junior sprinter and jumper Paul Turner did last month.
It was a fruitful weekend for the men’s and women’s track and field teams as they won three of four total competitions at Occidental on Saturday.
The Leopards arrived at Strehle Track Saturday morning with their energy and spirits high and acquired four event wins at Pomona-Pitzer’s All-Corners meet Saturday.