Schulz and Mknelly Compete at Claremont Classic

Connor Schulz (CMC) placed fifth in the decathlon. (photo credit: Alisha Alexander)
Connor Schulz (CMC) placed fifth in the decathlon. (photo credit: Alisha Alexander)

CLAREMONT, Calif. – A week after competeing at the 2018 SCIAC Championships, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps track and field teams were represented at the Claremont Classic Multis, hosted by CMS. Connor Schulz (CMC) and Bailey Mknelly (SC) took part in the two-day event, with Schulz taking fifth in the decathlon (2878 points) and Mknelly taking sixth in the heptathlon (3377 points).

Schulz had his best showings in the 100 meter dash and the 400 meter dash, taking third in both. He sprinted the 100 meter straightaway in 11.64, and finished with a time of 52.96 in the 400 meter dash.

Mknelly's strongest performance came in the 800 meter run. She placed second in the field with a time of 2:36.71. She tied for third in the high jump, hitting a mark of 1.42m.

Both teams travel to Occidental College next Saturday for the Oxy Invitational before taking part in the Redlands Final Qualifier on May 16 and 17.