Turbo Sets PR in Long Jump

Turbo Sets PR in Long Jump

CLAREMONTChris Rom-Toribio, one of Oxy's standout sprinters, set a personal record in the long jump at the Pomona-Pitzer Invite on Saturday, going 22-feet, 0.25 inches.

Gabriel Barrett Jackson finished fifth in the meet with a 48.72 in the 400m. His best time of 48.60 ranks 12th in the country so far this year.

First year sprinter Keane Collins had a pair of seasonal bests in the 100m and 200m. He ran 11.08 in the 100m and 22.09 in the 200m.

First year Tomas Robertson led Oxy's distance drew with a solid 15:23 in 5,000m, indicating he's in good shape at this time in the season and this time in his career. The rookie was 18th in the West Region during the cross country season.

From the Coach: "This was just another good step in the right direction to prepare for the championship stretch of the season," Oxy head coach Rob Bartlett said. 

Next Meet: The Tigers have an important meet on Saturday at SCIAC No. 3 at Bill Henry Track, hosted by Cal Lutheran. Oxy goes up against Cal Lutheran, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Redlands. 

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