Former Riverside City College athlete Chris Benard got a chance to jump at the 2016 Rio summer Olympics.
The Riverside City College men’s and women’s track and field teams finished the season strong with second place finishes at the state championship meet on May 20-21 at San Diego Mesa College.
Riverside City College secured a decisive win against Orange Coast College in an Orange Empire Conference track and field meet on March 25, winning 110-42. The men also won in convincing fashion, 107-50.
The Riverside City College Tigers’ track and field team took part in the UCI Spring Break Invitational on March 18-19 to compete with several teams, including host UC Irvine at Anteater Stadium.
The Riverside City College Tigers men’s track and field team defeated two of the three NCAA Division 1 opponents in Pepperdine, 148-9, and UC Riverside, 91-69, while falling to Cal State Fullerton, 83-77, on March 4 at Arthur N. Wheelock Stadium.
Riverside City College’s athletic department announced that six members of the track and field team have transferred mid-season to four universities. All six were state meet competitors.
The Riverside City College Track and Field men’s team finished in second place at the Southern California Championships, while the women’s team finished in first place, according to Finishedresults.com