UCSB sweeps final dual meet of season

Evan Morter [follow id = “EvanMorter”] The track and field edition of the Blue-Green rivalry saw UC Santa Barbara win both the men’s and women’s events Saturday at the Cal Poly Track & Field Complex. The Gaucho men prevailed in…

Weekend roundup: Softball drops series to UCSB, track and field records fall

Here’s a roundup of Cal Poly’s weekend sports action.

Spring break roundup: Baseball sweeps Big West opener

Stephan Teodosescu [follow id = “steodosescu”] While the men’s basketball team put Cal Poly sports on the national radar with an improbable run to the NCAA Tournament, other athletic programs across campus made a splash as students were on spring…

Former Cal Poly athlete Day-Monroe breaks American pentathlon record

Former Cal Poly athlete Sharon Day-Monroe broke the American record in the pentathlon last month.

Frias leads track in NCAA prelims

As junior runner Chris Frias toed the line for last weekend’s 10,000-meter run at the Big West Conference Championships in Northridge, there was one thing on his mind.

Prader leaps to new heights

Despite losses from the Cal Poly track and field team on both the men’s and women’s sides to UC Santa Barbara, Saturday’s performances yielded some positive results in its last dual meet of the season — most notably John Prader’s recording-breaking leap in the pole vault — as the team prepares to partake in the 2013 Big West Conference Championships.

Track and field tunes up at Mt. SAC Relays

In the 2012 cross country season, true freshman Laura Hollander raised more than a few people’s eyebrows.

UCSB outduels Cal Poly track and field

The entire Cal Poly team lined the side of the track in preparation for the men’s 4×400 relay to finish out Saturday’s dual meet against UC Santa Barbara (UCSB). As the shot rang and the runners took off, Cal Poly…

Surviving the break

One year ago, he was traveling between classes in a wheelchair. Just prior to a fateful day in April 2011, he was running personal best times good enough for conference-qualifying standards and dreaming of someday going pro. But for junior…

Track and field has sights set on Big West

The Cal Poly track and field team is climbing up the Big West Conference list with new personal records and overall solid performances. The team anticipates the conference in Irvine for outdoor performances, which will take place on May 11 and 12, head coach…

Pickett advances to NCAA track and field finals

Senior Jasmine Pickett has advanced to the NCAA Championships for the second time in her Cal Poly career in the triple jump when she finished 12th in the first round of the NCAA Track and Field Regionals in Eugene, Oreg. on Friday.