2012 Women's Track & Field Headlines

April 30, 2012
Season ends with school record 400-meter race by Hardwick
Freshman Darcy Hardwick broke a three-year-old school record in the 400-meter dash over the weekend as the Chapman University women’s track and field team competed at the UC San Diego Triton Invitational, the team’s last meet of the season.

April 21, 2012
Fruci finds a fast track at Soka Invitational
Sophomore sprinter Rose Fruci showed off her wheels, having her best meet of the season as Chapman University competed at the Soka University Peace Invitational on Saturday. Fruci set a career-best in the 100 meters and ran her best 200 meters of the season as the Panthers set four different personal records in the meet.

April 1, 2012
Relay team highlights Cal-Nevada Championships
Chapman University’s women’s 4x400 meter relay team set a season-best time highlighting the Panthers participation at the Cal-Nevada Track and Field Championships, hosted by Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Saturday and Sunday.

March 24, 2012
More personal records set at second SCIAC track meet
The Chapman University women’s track and field team’s second SCIAC multi-dual meet boasted several season and personal bests for the Panthers at Moorpark College, hosted by Cal Lutheran University on Saturday.

March 10, 2012
Distance runners provide highlights in Fullerton
Chapman University’s distance runners continued improve as its women’s track team competed in one of the largest track and field meets of the season at the Ben Brown Invitational at Cal State Fullerton on Saturday.

March 5, 2012
Six personal records set at first Chapman SCIAC track meet
Personal records highlighted the Chapman University women’s track and field team’s first-ever SCIAC multi-dual meet at Claremont Mudd-Scripps on Saturday. Six career records were set along with two third place finishes in the long jump and triple jump.

February 25, 2012
800 Meter foursome runs into Chapman record books
The Chapman University women’s 4x800 meter relay team eclipsed a 6-year old school record on Saturday, finishing the race in a time of 10:46.53 at the Burns Track & Field Complex as part of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 2012 Rossi Relays.

February 18, 2012
Four jumps, one record: Hardwick leaps into Chapman history
Freshman Darcy Hardwick broke a 15-year old Chapman record in the long jump with a final jump measuring 5.19 meters at the Pomona-Pitzer All Comers event on Saturday afternoon in Claremont. The previous record was held by Natalie Neat with a jump of 5.02 meters in 1996.

February 11, 2012
Off the starter blocks, Chapman track opens at Caltech
The Chapman University women’s track and field team began the 2012 season at the Caltech All Comers meet on Saturday with encouraging results from some returning and new athletes alike.