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2022 Whittier College Track & Field News

  • Three Poets Named USTFCCCA All-Region 2022
    July 06, 2022
    Three members of the Whittier College men's track & field team have recognized as all-region recipients by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
  • Silva Becomes Outdoor All-American at Nationals
    May 28, 2022
    Senior Garrett Silva of the Whittier College men's track & field team secured a third-place finish in the men's pole vault at the 2022 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday morning.
  • Three SCIAC Men's Champions to Compete at Nationals
    May 26, 2022
    Three members of the Whittier College men's track & field team are slated to compete at this weekend's Division III National Championship Track & Field meet, all of whom have SCIAC Championship gold to their name.
  • White Doubles Up as All-American at Nationals
    May 26, 2022
    Senior Benjamin White of the Whittier College track & field team has cemented his place as an All-American in two different season this year, taking seventh place in the 10000m at at this year's NCAA Division III Track & Field National Championships.
  • Silva Named SCIAC Field Athlete of the Year, Gomez Newcomer
    May 15, 2022
    The Whittier College men's track & field team picked up SCIAC Field Athlete of the Year and SCIAC Newcomer of the Year in senior Garrett Silva and junior Mateo Gomez, the conference reported this week.
  • Whittier Men Lead SCIAC's Through Day 1
    April 30, 2022
    The Whittier College men's track & field team is into the clubhouse with a narrow lead after the first day of the 2022 SCIAC Track & Field Championships, and will take a two-point lead over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges into Sunday's finals.
  • White Dominates 10000m Race as Poets Compete in Claremont
    April 16, 2022
    Senior Benjamin White of the Whittier College men's track & field team asserted himself at the 62nd Annual Mt. SAC Relays by achieving a program record in the 10000m race while his teammates competed in their final tuneup of the season at SCIAC Multi-Dual #3, hosted by Pomona-Pitzer Colleges. 
  • Silva Named SCIAC Field Athlete of the Week
    April 13, 2022
    Senior Garrett Silva of the Whittier College men's track & field team added SCIAC Athlete of the Week to his impressive 2022 resume, achieving the honor by winning the pole vault at this weekend's Whittier Twilight track & field event.
  • Silva Sets New National Mark at Whittier Twilight
    April 08, 2022
    Senior Garrett Silva of the Whittier College men's track & field team became the owner of the top Division III pole vaulting mark of the season at Friday evening's Whittier Twilight track & field event.
  • No. 21 Men's Track & Field Beats Two Teams at SCIAC Multi-Dual #2
    April 02, 2022
    The Whittier College men's track & field team, the 21st-ranked track & field program in Division III, beat two teams at Saturday's SCIAC Multi-Dual #2, including Occidental College for the first time in recent memory.
  • Five Win Gold as Men Finish Third at 2022 SCIAC Championships
    April 02, 2022
    The Whittier College men's track & field team scored 121 points to finish third at the 2022 SCIAC Track & Field Championship Meet, coming within two points of besting Pomona-Pitzer Colleges for second in the conference.
  • Gomez Earns Field Athlete of the Week for Second Time
    March 29, 2022
    Junior Mateo Gomez of the Whittier College men's track & field team has been named SCIAC Field Athlete of the Week for a second time this season after winning another long jump event in historic fashion.
  • Gomez Scores Longest Jump in D3 at Titus & Ely Meet
    March 26, 2022
    Junior Mateo Gomez of the Whittier College men's track & field team asserted himself onto the national radar at Saturday's Concordia University Irvine hosted Titus & Ely meet, posting the best long jump mark to date in Division III.
  • Tirado Leads Big Day for Men's Track & Field at Redlands
    March 18, 2022
    Senior Cooper Tirado of the Whittier College men's track & field team led the Poets to another wildly successful day at the Redlands Invitational on Friday afternoon.
  • White, Gomez Sweep Weekly Track & Field Awards
    March 16, 2022
    Senior Benjamin White and junior Mateo Gomez of the Whittier College men's track & field team swept the SCIAC weekly awards this week, being recognized as the conference track and field athletes of the week.
  • Pole Vaulter Silva Cements All-American Status at Indoor Nationals
    March 11, 2022
    Senior Garrett Silva of the Whittier College men's track & field team became a Division III Indoor All-American on Friday morning when he achieved the sixth-best pole vaulting mark in Division III at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships.
  • Silva to Represent Whittier at Division III Indoor Nationals
    March 10, 2022
    Senior Garrett Silva of the Whittier College men's indoor track & field team was announced as a participant in the 2022 NCAA Division III Men's Indoor Track & Field Championships, per a release from the USTFCCCA earlier this week.
  • White Named SCIAC Men's Track Athlete of the Week
    March 09, 2022
    Senior Benjamin White of the Whittier College men's track & field team may have been a multi-time SCIAC Cross Country Athlete of the Week back in the fall, but can now add Track Athlete of the Week to his impressive senior resume thanks to his performance at the first SCIAC Multi-Dual of the season hosted by the University of La Verne this past weekend.
  • Lopez, Garcia-Czarkowski Represent Whittier Men at Rossi Relays
    February 26, 2022
    Two members of the Whittier College men's track & field team competed at the 2022 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges-hosted Rossi Relay on Saturday, the 25th anniversary of the event.
  • Tirado Wins 100m Dash at P-P All-Comers
    February 19, 2022
    Senior Cooper Tirado of the Whittier College men's track & field team left a big impression at Saturday's All Comers meet, hosted by Pomona-Pitzer Colleges by winning the 100m dash in a field that featured representation from eight of nine SCIAC schools.
  • Five Represent Whittier at Ron Mann Classic
    February 04, 2022
    Five members of the Whittier College men's track & field team competed at this year's Ron Mann Classic, taking place inside the Northern Arizona Skydome at nearly 7,000 feet above sea level.
  • Tirado's Full Day Headlines Men's Track & Field Return
    January 31, 2022
    Senior Cooper Tirado of the Whittier College men's track & field team had a big day in the team's return to competition at Saturday's CMS Outdoor Indoor Distances Challenge Meet.
  • Track & Field Signs Ernie Alvarez on Team IMPACT Signing Day
    September 30, 2021
    The Whittier College track & field team introduced its newest member on Friday, Sept. 24: 13-year-old Ernie Alvarez.