The Caltech men’s and women’s track & field teams have been named All-Academic by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. The men tied for the highest grade point average in the nation at 3.62 on a 4.0 scale.
The Caltech men's and women's cross country and track & field teams have followed up one of their best recruiting classes in program history from last season with yet another, this year bringing in 14 newcomers to join the most successful squads in a decade.
Freshman Tim Krasnoperov moved up a spot on the Caltech track & field program’s javelin all-time list and carded two top finishes among Division III competitors at the Westmont All on the Line Qualifier this past Saturday.
Freshman Tim Krasnoperov made the podium with a third-place finish in the discus and the Caltech women’s track & field team earned its first point at the SCIAC Championships since 2014 at Pomona-Pitzer Colleges this weekend.
Both the Caltech men’s and women’s track & field teams picked up a dual point with victories over Chapman University in the final SCIAC Multi-Dual of the spring on Saturday. The women’s victory marked their first since 2008.
Sophomore Muskaan Goyal, freshman Tim Krasnoperov and rookie Jena Srikanth each cracked their first program Top-10 list in the Caltech track & field team’s season opener at the Rossi Relays on Saturday.
The addition of perhaps the deepest and most talented recruiting class in program history has Caltech track & field in perfect position to build off the success of 2016 and begin its ascent up the conference ladder.
PASADENA, Calif. – The Caltech track and field program has unveiled its schedule for the upcoming 2017 season. Head Coach Ben Raphelson’s squad will open up the year with the Pomona-Pitzer Colleges All-Comers Meet and ultimately return to Claremont for the SCIAC Championships toward the end of the spring season.
Pasadena, Calif. – The final feature in our Olympic Spotlight series, 1956 graduate and inaugural Caltech Athletics Hall of Honor inductee Phil Conley placed 10th in the javelin throw at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne, Australia.
PASADENA, Calif. – With the 2016 Rio Olympics well underway, we will be spotlighting the three Olympians in Caltech athletics history. The first of these features is Glenn Graham (Class of 1926), an inductee into the inaugural Caltech Athletics Hall of Honor in 2014.
PASADENA, Calif. – The Caltech men's cross country and track & field programs add 10 newcomers, including eight distance runners, one thrower and one sprinter heading into the 2016-17 seasons. The class consists of:
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Caltech men's cross country and track & field graduated senior Aditya Bhagavathi (Plainsboro, N.J. / West Windsor-Plainsboro North) has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team for the second consecutive year.
GREENWOOD, Ind. (May 26, 2016) – Caltech men's cross country and track & field graduated senior Aditya Bhagavathi (Plainsboro, N.J. / West Windsor-Plainsboro North) has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team for the second consecutive year.
LOS ANGELES – Senior Morgan Hill (San Diego, Calif. / Wasatch Acad.) continued a truly amazing senior year as he earned All-SCIAC honors with a third-place finish in the hammer throw to kick off a successful SCIAC Championships for Caltech track & field on Friday and Saturday.
REDLANDS, Calif. – Senior Morgan Hill (San Diego, Calif. / Wasatch Acad.) shattered an 81-year-old record and sophomore Alex Bourzutschky (Potomac, Md. / Montgomery Blair) recorded an incredible four personal bests as Caltech men's track & field defeated Whittier College, 73-68, while junior Lucy Chen (Boonton Township, N.J. / Mountain Lakes) cracked another women’s Top-10 list on Saturday.
CLAREMONT, Calif. – Senior Morgan Hill (San Diego, Calif. / Wasatch Acad.) threw within half a meter of an 81-year old Caltech track & field program record and notched personal bests in both his other throwing events in a wildly successful day for the Beavers despite rainy conditions at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational.