Dalton, Pegan PR at Redlands Last Chance

Dalton, Pegan PR at Redlands Last Chance

REDLANDSHugh Pegan set a personal record in the 100m and the Occidental men's 4x100m relay ran the fifth fastest time in the country at the Redlands Last Chance Qualifying Meet on Thursday.

Pegan, the SCIAC Track Athlete of the Year, ran 10.60, the 11th best mark in NCAA Division III this year and fourth best mark all-time in Oxy program history.

Pegan, a sophomore from Ukiah who was named the SCIAC Newcomer of the Year in 2015, won the 100m, 200m and 4x400m at the SCIAC Championship meet, and placed second in the 4x100m.

Fellow sprinter Kyle Dalton also had a big day, breaking 11 seconds in the 100m (10.84) and 22 seconds in the 200m (21.89) for the first time in his career.

Oxy's 4x100m team (Jeh Johnson, Pegan, Chris Rom-Toribio and Dalton) ran a seasonal best 41.16.

The Tigers have seven men that have qualified for the NCAA National Championship in Waverly, Iowa next week. 

Qualified as Individuals

Hugh Pegan - 100m (10.60, 11th) and 200m (21.20, 2nd)

Jeh Johnson - 200m (21.12, 1st) and 400m (47.80, 12th)

Gabriel Barrett-Jackson - 400m (48.00, 18th)

Jesse Wong - 400m hurdles (53.19, 16th)

Relay Teams

4x100m Relay - Jeh Johnson, Pegan, Chris Rom-Toribio and Dalton (41.16, 5th)

4x400m Relay - Barrett-Jackson, Nicholas Conklin, Pegan, Johnson and Wong (3:11.77)

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