2012 Men's Track & Field News
November 14, 2012
Dave Hogan Inducted into Valley Christian Coaches Hall of Fame
Head Track & Field coach Dave Hogan was inducted into the Valley Christian Coaches’ Hall of Fame Friday, November 2 capping off a spectacular coaching career at Valley Christian High School.
October 8, 2012
Track & Field Athletes recognized for All-American Achievements
At halftime of the Whittier College football game on Saturday three Track & Field athletes were recognized for their accomplishments on and off the field along with a team being recognized for their academic achievement as a whole.
July 27, 2012
Curbelo and Verduzco named Academic All-Americans
The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released today the All-Academic team’s for both the men and women and Whittier College saw both Kevin Curbelo and Christine Verduzco achieve recognition.
May 26, 2012
Curbelo earns back-to-back All-American honors; Sialaris falls short in shot put and javelin
In Whittier College history no athlete has ever achieved two All-American honors, but sophomore Kevin Curbelo earned the first this afternoon as he finished 5th in the 400m to earn his second straight All-American recognition.
May 25, 2012
Curbelo earns spot in finals of 400m; Tillman misses cut by .01 in 100m
Sophomore Kevin Curbelo and junior Kimble Tillman debuted in their 2012 NCAA Div. III National Championships today but only Curbelo walked away with a chance to earn All-American honors for the second straight year as Tillman missed the cut in the 100m by a tenth of a second.
May 23, 2012
Poets set for Div. III NCAA Championships
The Whittier College men’s and women’s track & field teams are set to make a deep run in the Div. III Track & Field Outdoor Championships set to begin tomorrow in Claremont, Calif. led by sophomore Kevin Curbelo, and juniors Kimble Tillman and Alyssa Sialaris.
May 12, 2012
Jungsten resets Whittier College Decathlon record
Whittier College sophomore Alex Jungsten reset the previous record in the Decathlon for Whittier College, a record he broke earlier in the year.
May 12, 2012
Poets wrap up regular season at CSLA Last Chance Invitational
The Whittier College men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in their final meet of the regular season at the CSLA Last Chance Invitational but were unable to get any further qualifiers for the NCAA Championships.
May 5, 2012
Poets inch closer to NCAA Championships with strong showing in Oxy Invitational
The Whittier College men’s and women’s track & field teams competed in the Oxy Invitational Saturday afternoon and came away with strong finishes preparing them for the NCAA Championships.
April 28, 2012
Poets take sixth at SCIAC Championships
The Whittier men’s track and field team placed sixth at the 2012 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships and finished sixth in the overall standings.
April 27, 2012
Poets finish No. 2 after Day 1 of SCIAC Championships
In one of their best performances of the season the Whittier College men’s track and field team impressed finishing day one of the SCIAC Championships with a performance that puts them in second place.
April 26, 2012
Poets Track & Field set to make deep run in SCIAC Championships
The men’s track and field team will travel to Redlands on Friday and Saturday, April 27-28, for the 2012 SCIAC Championships as the sixth seeded team at 2-5.
April 14, 2012
Curbelo and Jungsten lead Poets to strong finish in Pomona-Pitzer Invite
The Whittier College men’s track and field team again competed well for the third straight meet finishing with two first place finishes from Kevin Curbelo and Alex Jungsten.
April 11, 2012
Track & Field National Power Rankings come out; Men are No. 35 and Women are No. 37
The U.S Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released the Div. III Track & Field Dual Meet Rankings this morning for both the men and women and Whittier College comes in at No. 35 for the men and No. 37 for the women.
March 31, 2012
Poets perform well at CA/NV Championships
The Whittier College men’s track & field team competed well at the CA/NV Championships over the past two days held at Claremont-M-S against a field that included Div. I, Div. II, and Div. III opponents.
March 24, 2012
Poets come up empty in SCIAC No. 2 despite strong improvements from athletes
The Whittier College men’s track and field team took part in the second SCIAC event in 2012 hosted by Whittier College but came away empty despite strong improvements being made from many of the athletes.
March 23, 2012
SCIAC Dual Meet No. 2 Preview (La Verne, Occidental, Redlands, Whittier)
Whittier College is proud to host the SCIAC Dual Meet #2 which will take place at Occidental College tomorrow with teams including La Verne, Occidental, and Redlands.
March 18, 2012
Jungsten breaks Decathlon record at Whittier College
Sophomore Alex Jungsten just reset the school record in the decathlon for Whittier College on Thursday and Friday morning during the Northridge Multi Events.
March 16, 2012
Records broken during Oxy Distance Carnival
The Whittier College men’s and women’s track and field distance runners competed in the Oxy Distance Carnival Friday evening and set fifteen personal best records and 31 seasonal bests in route to a strong finish.
March 9, 2012
Despite small numbers, Poets compete well in Benny Brown Invite
The Whittier College men’s and women’s track and field teams took to the track as they competed in the Benny Brown Invitational Friday and Saturday afternoons despite using small numbers, but boasted very strong times and scores.
March 3, 2012
Whittier pulls out SCIAC win over Sagehens
The Whittier College men’s track & field team competed in the first SCIAC meet of 2012 and came away with a 77-70 victory over Pomona-Pitzer after falling to the Stags of Claremont-M-S 114-47.
February 25, 2012
Wilcox shatters personal best record; Begins preparing for SCIAC match-up
The Whittier College men’s track and field team competed in the Rossi Relays Saturday morning in a tune up event for the first SCIAC meet next Saturday and finished strongly behind yet again a stellar performance from Brandon Wilcox.
February 18, 2012
Poets get off to fast start at Pomona All-Corners
The Whittier College men’s track & field team got things started in their 2012 campaign taking part in the Pomona All-Corners Meet Saturday morning, which included teams such as West Los Angeles, Redlands, Occidental, Citrus, Chapman, Caltech, and La Verne.