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Articles by Shelley Chestler

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Record Setting Day for Women's Track and Field

Before last weekend’s Pomona-Pitzer Invite, head women's track and field coach Kirk Reynolds warned his team that the easy, early days of competition were over.   Reynold’s words rang true as the cold Saturday dawned. Competitor’s tents stood in every corner of the track as the Sagehens played...

Women's Track and Field Sets Records Despite Falling to Cal Lutheran

While the The Student Life prepared to amuse it readers for Aprils Fools' day, the Pomona-Pitzer women’s trackers were busy making headlines: two weekends, two meets, 23 track events, 16 field events, six CA/NV Collegiate championship qualifiers, four P-P boys left behind when the bus left for...

Lady Tracksters Defeat Oxy 76-73

The Pomona-Pitzer track and field women's spring break destination this year was Occidental College. After competing hard on back-to-back Fridays, March 9 and 17, the women eked out their second win of the season 76-73 against Oxy. It certainly was a rewarding...

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PPWTF Defeats Whittier, Falls to Redlands at CMS Quad Meet

“The meet was… stupendous,” said Coach Kirk Reynolds to the distance crew during practice March 5 after last weekend’s meet against Whittier and Redlands.  Though he did not specify why, there are many reasons why a simple dual meet could have been so spectacular.  Was it because it was the...

Lydens Returns to Action in Meet at CMS

Sunny weather and '80s clothing were not the only things the Pomona-Pitzer track-and-field women looked forward to on March 3. Before bright leg warmers, side pony tails and dancing to “Jesse’s Girl,” the women tracksters competed in their second meet of the season that took place on the CMS...

Lydens Prepares for Return to Track

Sunny weather and '80s clothing are not the only things the Pomona-Pitzer track and field women are looking forward to this Saturday. Before bright leg warmers, side pony tails and dancing to “Jesse’s Girl,” the women tracksters are competing in the second meet of the season, taking place on the...

Strong Showing by Women's Track and Field in Opening Meet

A crowd gathers at the track on a sunny yet blustery Saturday in mid-February. Is it a jamboree of underclassmen parents congregating for one of the many organized Parents' Weekend events? No, it is the famed and eagerly-anticipated Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers Meet. After over a month of...

A Love Letter to PPXC

I was shocked as I walked to Rains on the first day of practice and approached an unexpectedly large hoard of young women lounging on the steps. Yes, I had heard rumors that we were getting quite a few first-years this year, but there were 30 girls in front of me. Since when had Pomona-Pitzer...

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