CLU Kingsmen Track and Field All-Decade Team Announced
Next up: Women's Track and Field (Thursday, July 29)
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Under the guidance of
three different head coaches during the decade, the Kingsmen track and field
team has continued its storied success and has sent multiple representatives to
compete among the nation's best at the NCAA National Championships. The
all-decade team consists of five athletes who have earned individual SCIAC
titles and 16 who have made All-SCIAC with a top-six finish at the conference
After the Kingsmen finished in fifth place four times, sixth place twice and eighth place once over the first seven years of the decade the team closed it out with three consecutive third place finishes from 2007-09. The program kicked off the new decade with an NCAA Individual Champion (Eric Flores) in 2010.
Eric Bodjanac (2009)
In 2009, his only season with the Kingsmen, Bodjanac went 4.26 meters in the pole vault, the highest mark at CLU since 1988. He went on to finish fourth at the SCIAC Championships that season clearing 4.25 meters.
Chris Brouillette (2009-10)
Brouillette was a catcher on the CLU baseball team from 2006-08 and in 2009 he converted to a thrower for the Kingsmen track and field team. In his two seasons he won back-to-back SCIAC Championships in the javelin and his personal best mark of 60.74 meters in third in CLU history.
Brian Coan (2008-Present)
In three seasons with the Kingsmen, Coan finished third twice and was runner-up once in the 400-meter dash at the SCIAC Championships. As a sophomore and junior he was part of the back-to-back SCIAC Champion 4x400-meter relay team. He owns the second fastest CLU 400-meter time of the decade (48.70).
Adrian Cruz (2003-06)
Cruz ranks third on the CLU all-time career points list since joining the NCAA. In 2006 he won the SCIAC Championship in the hammer throw and as a junior he finished as the runner-up. His personal best hammer mark of 48.65 meters ranks second in the decade.
Jeremy Dugan (2007)
He only spent one season with the CLU track and field team but that year he recorded the fastest 100-meter time at the school in 17 years (10.89 seconds) and with that secured the 100-meter SCIAC title. He also landed third in the conference in the 200-meter dash.
Marcus Green (2002-05)
Green made three consecutive appearances in the top three finishers in the 100-meter in his career. At the SCIAC Championships in 2005 he was the runner-up in the event, in 2004 and 2003 he claimed back-to-back third place finishes. In 2003 he was seventh in the 200-meter final.
Grady Guy (2003-06)
Guy was an NCAA qualifier in the javelin in 2005 and 2006. He placed second in the javelin at the 2006 SCIAC Championships and was a fourth place finisher at the 2005 conference finale. As a senior he placed 12th in the nation at the NCAA Championships.
Tom Ham (2000-03)
In 2003, Ham placed sixth in the 1,500-meter race at the SCIAC Championships. One year earlier he was sixth in the same event and was the only Kingsmen team member to earn All-SCIAC recognition that season. His personal best 3,000-meter time ranks third at CLU.
Kyle Hansen (2006-09)
Hansen is the all-time career points leader in CLU men's and women's track and field since joining the NCAA with 766.75. In 2008 he was named the SCIAC Track and Field Male Athlete of the Year after winning three conference titles (110-meter hurdles, 400-meter hurdles, long jump).
Scott Jones (2005-08)
With 428.5 points, Jones ranks second in career points since CLU joined the NCAA. A four-year contributor with multi-event talent, Jones earned back-to-back top-six finishes at the SCIAC finals in 2007 and 2008 in the triple jump and 400-meter hurdles and was fifth in the pole vault as a senior.
Grant Kincade (2000-03)
Kincade ranks fourth in career points since CLU joined the NCAA. As a senior he took second at the SCIAC Championships in the 110-meter hurdles, one year after placing seventh in the event. He added back-to-back top-10 finishes in the high jump in 2002 and 2003.
Tom Meadows (1997-2000)
Meadows was the SCIAC Champion in the shot put in 2000. He also recorded the furthest discus throw of the decade for CLU at 48.08 meters. He finished as the SCIAC runner-up in the discus in 1999 and 2000. He began his CLU discus career with back-to-back sixth place finishes in 1997 and 1998. In 1998 he took third in the shot put.
Art Miller (1998-99, 2001)
In three seasons Miller ranks 10th on the all-time career points list among the athletes eligible for the all-decade team. In 2001 he claimed two SCIAC titles, taking first place in the discus throw and the shot put. At the SCIAC Championships in 1999 he took fifth in the discus.
Louis Montaño (2005-08)
Montaño was part of the 4x100-meter relay SCIAC Championship team in 2006. As a freshman he took third in the conference in the 100-meter and eighth in the 200-meter. In 2008 he ran to fourth place in the 100-meter and for the second straight season, took seventh in the 200-meter.
Ray Ostrander (2008-Present)
Ostrander owns the fastest time at CLU in the 3,000-meter, ran the best 5,000-meter race at CLU since 1990 and posted the quickest 10,000-meter time at CLU since 1989. In 2010 he ran to a seventh place finish in the 5,000-meter at the SCIAC Championships.
Evan Reed (2009-Present)
Reed is eligible for the all-decade after joining the Kingsmen in 2009. That season he placed 12th in the 800-meter at the SCIAC Championships but came back with a fifth place effort in the 2010 final. He ran the fastest 800-meter at CLU since 1985 and the fourth fastest in program history.
Barry Tolli (2004)
In one season with the Kingsmen, Tolli ran his way to an NCAA qualifying time in the 200-meter in 2004. That season he claimed second place in the 400-meter and 200-meter events at the SCIAC Championships as well as eighth in the 100-meter. His 200-meter time was the fastest at CLU since 1990 and his 400-meter was the best since 1988.
Projected Meet Lineup
100-meter - Jeremy Dugan, Marcus Green, Louis Montaño
200-meter - Barry Tolli, Jeremy Dugan
400-meter - Brian Coan, Barry Tolli
800-meter - Evan Reed, Tom Ham
1,500-meter - Tom Ham
5,000-meter - Ray Ostrander
110-meter hurdles - Kyle Hansen, Grant Kincade
400-meter hurdles - Kyle Hansen
3,000-meter steeplechase - Ray Ostrander
4x100-meter relay - Louis Montaño, Marcus Green, Barry Tolli, Jeremy Dugan
4x400-meter relay - Kyle Hansen, Scott Jones, Brian Coan, Barry Tolli
High Jump - Grant Kincade
Pole Vault - Eric Bodjanac
Long Jump - Kyle Hansen
Triple Jump - Scott Jones
Shot Put - Art Miller
Discus Throw - Tom Meadows
Hammer Throw - Adrian Cruz
Javelin Throw - Grady Guy, Chris Brouillette
Decathlon - Scott Jones