Leopards compete at Oxy

Leopards compete at Oxy

LOS ANGELES — The University of La Verne track and field teams competed Saturday and the Occidental Distance Carnival and Sprint Fest.

Cambria Serrano led the Leopards with a second place finish in the javelin with her best throw reaching 99-06. The junior also took 8th in the discus and second among Division III competitors with a throw of 117-10.

Melissa Cerrillos had a solid race in the 3000m steeplechase taking seventh overall and second among DIII runners with a time of 11:17.58.

On the men's side, the Leopards had a solid performance in the field events. Matthew Pedroza was the top DIII finisher in the shot put with a throw of 41-06.50. Michael Brown finished first among DIII competitors in the discus at 132-06 and was 14th overall in the shot put at 37-03.

Joseph Azucena had a solid race in the 110m hurdles crossing the finish line with a time of 17.06.

Next Meet: La Verne is back in action next Saturday, March 17 when they compete at the Redlands Invite.

Men's Top 15 Finishers

Matthew Salas, 12th, 800m run (1:58.12)

Joseph Azucena, 8th, 110m hurdles, (17.06)

Hunter Powers, 11th, 110m hurdles (17.39)

Nathan Bradley, 12th, 110m hurdles (17.93)

Quintus Alton, 14th, 110m hurdles (19.02)

Matthew Pedroza, 8th, shot put (41-06.50)

Michael Brown, 14th, shot put (37-03)

Michael Brown, 10th, discus (132-06)

Oscar Leon, 12th, javelin (127-03)

Andres Lemus 13th, javelin (123-01)

Women's Top 15 Finishers 

Melissa Cerrillos, 7th. 3000m steeplechase (11:17.58)

Alexandra Cormier, 15th, 100m hurdles (17.05)

Cambria Serrano, 2nd, javelin (99-06)

Cambria Serrano, 8th, discus (1170-10)


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