LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's track and field team took part in the first SCIAC Multi Dual of the season on Saturday at Occidental College. The Stags came away with two wins, defeating La Verne 89-74 and Chapman 133-12, but fell in a tight battle with Occidental 82-79. Three Stags posted first-place finishes.
On the Track
Corbin Bethurem (CMC) had a successful day on the track, winning the 100m dash with a time of 10.96 before taking third in the 200m dash with a mark of 22.15.
Alex McDonald (CMC) took the second spot in the 400m hurdles, running a 54.91 to finish just .21 behind the leader.
In the Field
Reese Peterson (HMC) and Michael Sill (CMC) both had successful days in the throwing events. Peterson won the shot put with a mark of 12.23m and finished second behind Sill in the discus with a throw of 38.70m. Sill took the top spot in the discus with a mark of 39.84m. In addition to his victory in the discus, Still won the hammer with a toss of 39.01m.
The Stags are back in action on Mar. 10 when they head to Occidental College for the Oxy Distance and Sprint Carnival.