CLAREMONT — Sabrina Degnan won the women's javelin competition with a school record and the third best toss in the country this season, highlighting the Occidental women's track and field team's performance on Day 2 of the SCIAC Championship at Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday.
The Oxy women finished the competition in third place behind Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Redlands, and took third in the overall SCIAC standings.
Women - Team Rankings - 20 Events Scored =============================================================================== 1) Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 222 2) Redlands 135 3) Occidental 134.50 4) Pomona-Pitzer 112 5) La Verne 75 6) Cal Lutheran 59.50 7) Whittier 34 8) Chapman 5 9) Caltech 2
Degnan's best was a throw of 147 feet, topping Oxy great Kelly Young's previous school record of 146-11.
Isabelle Dunne won her first SCIAC Championship in the 400m hurdles after back-to-back second-places finishes in her first two years, running 64.19.
Roxanne Valle won the SCIAC Championship in the 5,000m, breaking 18 minutes at 17:59.06.
Emma Yudelevitch pushed national champion Tyra Abraham in the 200m, leading with about 20 meters before being edged at the finish. She ran 24.90 for a lifetime best and the fourth best time in program history.
Porter ran through a broken ankle to help the Oxy women's 4x100m relay team that place fourth in the event. She also finished the 100m and 200m in a walking boot, scoring one point for race for the Tigers.
"LaShauna gets the meet toughness award," Bartlett said. "She ran through a lot of pain in the 4x100m to help her team score as many points as possible. I can't say enough about how impressive that was."
SCIAC Final Standings: Multi-dual victories count 25 percent and conference championship place counts 75 percent toward the overall SCIAC Champion.
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Scoring: The meet was scored scored 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 for all events. Eight athletes advanced to the finals in all track events except the 4 x 100m and 4 x 400m relays. Nine athletes advanced to the finals in all field events.
Strehle Track - Pomona-Pitzer
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