THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The Cal Lutheran men's and women's track & field schedules have been announced and the 2020 campaigns feature 12 meets leading up to the NCAA Division III Championships. The Kingsmen and Regals both compete at the same tournaments during the year.
Cal Lutheran opens the season on Feb. 1 at the On Your Marks Meet in Santa Barbara, Calif. The teams compete once more in the month of February and will be at the Pomona-Pitzer Collegiate All Comers in Claremont, Calif., on the 15.
The month of March has the most meets as the Purple and Gold look to compete for spots in the Division III Championships. The month starts on the 7 with SCIAC Multi-Dual Meet #1 and pits Cal Lutheran against La Verne, Pomona-Pitzer and Redlands. The meet will be held in Claremont, Calif. The teams continue March with the Oxy Distance Carnival/Spring Break Classic on the 14 in Los Angeles.
The busy month continues on the 19 and 20. The Sam Adams/Jim Klein Combined Events is held in Santa Barbara, Calif., on the 19-20 while the Redlands Invitational will be on the 20. The month ends on the 28 with the SCIAC Multi-Dual Meet #2 and will be held in La Verna, Calif., against La Verne, Occidental and Whittier.
In April, the teams start with the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational on April 4 in Claremont, Calif. The third and fourth conference events close out the month. The SCIAC Multi-Dual Meet #3 has CLU facing off with La Verne, Caltech, Chapman and Claremont-M-S on the 11 in Claremont, Calif. The end of April is the SCIAC Championship. The Kingsmen and Regals travel to Los Angeles for their shot at the 2020 SCIAC Championship crown.
May consists of two qualifying meets, capped off by the NCAA Division III Championships. In a span on six days, Cal Lutheran competes in the Occidental Invite and the Redlands Final Qualifier. The Oxy event will be held in Los Angeles on the 9 while Redlands host its event at home on 13-14.
The top teams and individuals in the nation advance to the Division III Championships. The event is May 21-23 in Rochester, N.Y.
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Release by Ryan Jorgenson, Sports Information Director