Copyright 2019 Mustang Media Group
Senior pole vaulter Brad Beekman sett his lifetime personal record of 17 feet at the Big West Championships.
Five Cal Poly track and field athletes won titles at the 2018 Big West Conference Championships.
His best 800-meter time is just 11.7 seconds behind two-time Olympic champion David Rudisha.
Cal Poly’s team won 14 of the 38 total events between the men’s and women’s sides.
The team set 14 season bests and eight athletes set new personal records.
The track and field athletes competed for the first time on the new track during the Cal Poly ShareSLO Invitational.
Freshman pole vaulter Brooke Tjerrild is one of the top pole vaulters in the country this season.
Sophomore Caice Lanovaz climbed to No.5 in school history in the heptathlon with 5,011 points.
Cal Poly senior Swarnjit Boyal improved his personal best in the 10,000m run by almost 20 seconds.
The team placed first in the women’s high jump, women’s pole vault and men’s 400m hurdles.
With 12 collegiate teams in attendance, the Mustangs won six events and posted several personal bests.