On Wednesday, Apr. 6 institutions
of higher learning will celebrate student-athletes across the country as part
of National Student-Athlete Day. The program of the National Consortium for
Academics and Sports (NCAS), has been celebrated annually on this date since
Both the Cal Lutheran Regals and Kingsmen track teams emerged victorious at the SCIAC Quad Meet No. 2 held at the Fox Stanton Track on the campus of Caltech Saturday afternoon, winning 26 of the 38 total events that took place throughout the day.
Senior Eric Flores highlighted the Cal
Lutheran performances winning both the hammer throw and shot put at the 2011
Cal/Nevada Championships this past weekend. Toccoa Kahovec won the 3,000 meter
steeplechase beating her own school record by over 14 seconds.
The Cal Lutheran track and field team
wrapped up competition at the two-day Westmont Collegiate Classic on Saturday
with the Kingsmen taking third and the Regals finishing fourth out of the seven
team field. Meanwhile teammate Eric Flores broke the school record by winning
the hammer throw at the Cal/Nevada Championships at CMS.
The Cal Lutheran men's track and field team turned in sevearl impressive
performances over the weekend at the Northridge Invitational matching the effort of the Regals squad recording several solid results at the event.
With their teammates competing at Cal State
Northridge in this weekend's Northridge Invitational, the Cal Lutheran distance
runners were also competing in an event of their own at the Occidental Distance
In the first of four conference quad
meets this season Cal Lutheran faced the 19-time defending SCIAC Champs in
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, and La Verne on Saturday at the Burns Track Complex. Scored
as a multi-dual competition the Kingsmen fell 99-64 to the Stags and 94-69 to
The opening competition for the Cal
Lutheran track and field teams was highlighted by senior Eric Flores breaking
his own school record in the shot put, winning the event with a heave of 18.04
meters (59 feet, 2.25 inches) on Saturday at the Rossi Relays.
Competing in their inaugural meet of the year this Saturday at the Rossi
Relays at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, both Cal Lutheran track teams are eager to
turn the page from the results of last season in hopes of winning the program's first-ever