Track and field sweep the competition under the rug

Occidental men’s and women’s track teams swept their respective multi-dual meets with 4–0 victories against Chapman, La Verne, California Lutheran and Whittier at Jack Kemp Stadium and Bill Henry Track April 14. The women’s team beat Whittier 116–38, La Verne 108–49,…

Men’s and women’s track and field finish second and third at SCIACs

The Occidental men’s and women’s track and field teams took home silver and bronze at the SCIAC Championships April 28-29 at Pomona-Pitzer. The men’s team finished just a point and a half behind conference champions Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, while the women’s team…

Men’s 4×100 fastest in the nation

Occidental’s track and field team continues to make national headlines, this time courtesy of the men’s 4×100 meter relay team. A month after Sabrina Degnan (sophomore) threw a nationwide-best 135 feet and 7 inches in javelin, the team comprised of…

Degnan throws best javelin in nation, moves into third all-time

Sabrina Degnan (sophomore) threw a nationwide-best 135 feet and 7 inches in the javelin event at the Redlands Invite March 17. Not only was Degnan’s toss the best in country this year, but she also became the third all-time farthest…

Nolin sets T38 Paralympic record

Delaney Nolin (senior) smashed the U.S. Paralympic T38 800m record by nearly 3 seconds at the Pomona-Pitzer invite April 8. Nolin accomplished the feat by running 3:21.24, shattering the previous record of 3:24.18 and accomplishing one of the most outstanding…

Men and women’s track teams undefeated in SCIAC, men’s team ranked fourth in nation

When a handful of nationally-ranked sprinters, strong relay squads and the 2016 National Assistant Coach of the year come together, good things tend to happen. For Occidental College, it forms a track program that is undefeated in the SCIAC on…

Spring sport previews part II: Men’s track and field, women’s water polo and women’s tennis

Just over two weeks ago, Groundhogs Day’s official mascot, Punxsutawney Phil, declared that winter will continue for another six weeks after seeing his shadow. But for many Occidental athletes spring has already sprung, with the start of the 2017 season.…

Sophomore runner Emma Yudelevitch primed to compete in Israel’s 2017 Maccabiah Games

After a promising debut season, sophomore track star Emma Yudelevitch is primed to travel overseas and compete in July’s 2017 Maccabiah Games, an international multi-sport event commonly referred to as the “Jewish Olympics.” Held quadrennially in Israel, the Maccabiah Games…

Recent college grads assist in coaching the Oxy track team

On a Friday in the orange hues of the 5 p.m. sun, the track and field team assembles on the red asphalt course. One assistant coach dressed in a Hawaiian shirt and flip-flops scatters wickets around a pocket of the…

Athletes of the Week

Jeh Johnson: Track & Field  Jeh Johnson (junior) continued his strong performance for the men’s track and field team this weekend. Johnson was a part of the 4x100m relay team that set a seasonal best time of 41.43, as well…

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