Athletes of the week

Emma Yudelevitch Emma Yudelevitch (first year) put together a strong performance for the women’s track and field team at the SCIAC Multi Dual 2 meet. She was part of the 4×100 relay team that finished in first place. On an…

Men and women sweep at SCIAC Multi-Dual

With a whopping 74 lifetime or season best personal records set at the latest SCIAC Multi-Dual April 2, the track and field team continued their string of strong performances throughout the season with a sweep over Pomona-Pitzer and Cal Lutheran…

First year Braun jumps into the record books

First year pole vaulter Melissa Braun has already made a name for herself at the college level. In just her first meet for Occidental, Braun cleared 10′ 11.75″ — the fourth highest all-time at Occidental. But her work wasn’t finished;…

Rising Stars — Spring 2016

Allison Kilday Women’s Track & Field — Hurdles Do you have any specific memory, particular race, a funny anecdote, anything like that? At state my senior year, my last race of my high school career, I was predicted to win…

Athletes of the week

Women’s Lacrosse Katie O’ Connor:                  After not scoring a goal in Occidental’s first four games of the season, first-year attacker Katie O’ Connor has lit up the scoreboard for 13 goals and…

Alumni return for games with current players

As the spring season begins for Occidental’s student athletes, current and former players have the opportunity to connect on and off the field through the teams’ alumni games. Occidental’s track and field, baseball and women’s lacrosse teams invited former players…

Former students return as assistant coaches

Most Occidental students say their final farewells to Eagle Rock upon graduation. A select few, however, decide to return to give back to the community that served them during their four years as students. Such is the case with Jonathan…

Track and Field seniors build team unity

Occidental’s signature sport, track and field, has been anchored by a group of seven seniors this year: Louis Jochems, John Guzman Aguilar, Colin Smith and Alex Nieves* for the men, and Grace Bender, Charlotte Selters and Kimberly Orpinela on the…

Taylor Walton earns spot in Occidental record books, looks ahead to National Championships

It is mid-February and Taylor Walton is competing in his first-ever college track and field competition, a dual-meet against Pomona-Pitzer. Walton eyes the orange high jump bar set at 6′ 8.75,” well above his height of 6′ 5.” With power…

Players of Week

Beebe Finch Sanders Beebe Finch Sanders scored five goals on Saturday, powering women’s lacrosse to a 16-12 win at Redlands. The senior midfielder also scooped up four ground balls and won six draw controls in the contest. A two time…

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