Track and Field Begins 2012 Season

Track and Field Begins 2012 Season

PASADENA, Calif. -- The Caltech track and field squad kicked off their busy 2012 campaign with their annual all-comers/alumni meet at the Braun Athletic Field on Saturday afternoon.

Brice Nzeukou had one of best performances of the afternoon for Caltech as he posted a throw of 134'11 ''in the Javelin which moves him into the school's all-time top 10 list. Yutong Chen posted a personal best throw in the event (131') as well.

Highlighting the alumni who participated in and or attended the event on Saturday:

Patrick Boyle
Yezdan Badrakhan
Tim Pfeiffer
Gustavo Olm
Ali Hissani
Anton Bongio Karrman
Peter Mason
Dick Van Kirk (Long Jump School Record Holder)
Howell Tyson (Shot Put School Record Holder)
Helen Tai (100 Hurdle School Record Holder)
Alice Lin
Sierra Peterson
Tencia Lee
Michelle Giron
Megumi Abe

There was no team scoring in the event but several Caltech student-athletes competed in their respective events.

"The hand-time event is a good indictor of where we are now and what we need to work towards over the next several months," head coach Julie Levesque said.

The next event for the Beavers is the Pomona-Pitzer all-comers meet on Feb. 18.