Biola not up to Westmont’s pace

Westmont Track and Field hosted rival Biola in a dual meet on Friday afternoon at the Westmont Track. Westmont’s men won by a score of 106-47 while Westmont’s women posted a 105-55 victory. Westmont’s men won 14 of 18 events while the women won 14 of 19.

Three Warriors posted qualifying marks for the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships to be held in Marion, Indiana in May. Andrew Kolodinski notched an automatic qualification in the javelin with a throw of 63.55 meters (208-06). The mark beats the automatic standard by more than five and one-half meters.

In the women’s events, Sondra Blockman ran a 14.98 in the 100 meter hurdles to gain a provisional qualification time. It was her first time to complete the event in less than 15 seconds. She will need to trim another .08 seconds off her time to earn an automatic qualification.

In the women’s 3,000 meter steeplechase, Angelina Gonzales set a school record of 11:34.00, earning a provisional qualification in the process.

Westmont will be back in action on Friday and Saturday, March 25 and 26 for the Westmont Collegiate Classic which will include teams from Grace College in Winona Lake, Indiana and George Fox University in Newburg, Oregon. Grace is coached by former Westmont sports information director Jeff Raymond.