NORTHRIDGE, CA – Members of the Caltech track & field team competed at the Cal State Northridge Invitational on Saturday afternoon.
The Beavers sent competitors in the short races and field event during the invitational that had schools from NCAA and NAIA as well as independent organizations.
There were a handful of performances that stood out as four student-athletes had movement in the schools top 10 lists.
Eric Martin improved his 800 meter by a few clicks on the stopwatch. The sophomore completed the race in 1:55.51 to move into fifth place on the school top 10 list. Martin finished fifth in the 68-person race, and first among NCAA Division III competitors. He was less than a second away from the top ranked racer.
During the field events William Hoza cleared 13' 1 1/2" during the pole vault competition. The first-year's height was good enough to tie for seventh best mark in Caltech history.
Also making movements among the school's best ever marks was Paige Logan. She threw a personal best 122'8" in the discus competition. She came within two feet of tying Amy Oldenburg's 19-year old school record.
Juliet Su got herself into the school's top 10 list in the javelin throw. The first-year recorded a mark of 84'2" which is the 10th best mark in Caltech history.