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The College of the Canyons women's team finished as runner up in the Western State Conference, while having individual student-athletes combine to win three conference titles. Sophomore Jasmine Hall picked up conference titles in the high jump & javelin events, while sophomore Dana Bowers won the shot put. COC sophomore Díani Ellis also won a CCCAA Southern California title and CCCAA State Championship in the 3,000m steeplechase event. In doing so, she became just the second individual state champion in COC women's track & field history. In all, the women’s team brought home 23 all-conference designations and had seven athletes qualify for completion at the CCCAA State Championship meet. Ellis (3,000m steeplechase) and sophomores Jasmine Hall (heptathlon, high jump) and Kaitlyn Matthews (high jump) each earned JC All-American honors in their respective events. The COC men's track & field team finished in sixth place in the WSC. COC had six student-athletes advance to compete at the CCCAA State Championships, highlighted by sophomore Zachary Larson who finished eighth in the decathlon. The Cougars also had 24 athletes earn All-WSC accolades for the men’s team.

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COC head coach Lindie Kane and her staff led the track & field program to another successful season in 2016, with both the men’s and women’s teams finishing in second place in the WSC before seeing several athletes advance to the CCCAA regional and state meets. COC sent a total of 25 student-athletes to WSC Finals, 13 to the CCCAA SoCal Regional Championships and eight to the CCCAA State Championship meet.  The Cougars won individual conference titles in the men’s 3,000m steeplechase (Jason Hillquist) and women’s 5,000m (Jessica Ruiz), 3,000m steeplechase (Amanda De Jesus), high jump (Kaitlyn Matthews), long jump (Marissa Kneisel) and javelin (Dana Bowers). Canyons also had student-athletes win regional titles in the women’s long jump (Kneisel), 3,000m Steeplechase (Ruiz) and men’s 3,000m Steeplechaase (Hillquist). At the state meet Hillquist ran to a State Championship in the 3,000m Steeplechase and was named a JC All-American in the event. Kneisel, Matthews and Ruiz were all named JC All-Americans in their respective events. At season’s end the program had five student-athletes commit to continue their careers at the next level. Included in the group of signees were sophomores James Chevious (Northern Arizona University), Carson Lysik (UC Santa Cruz), Cole Mears (UC San Diego) and Ethan Walker (Utah Valley University) and Tisian Nealy (University of St. Mary).

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The College of the Canyons track & field program completed another successful season that was highlighted by the Cougars winning the first women’s Western State Conference (WSC) track & field title in school history. The men’s team, meanwhile, came up just short in attempting to repeat as WSC champions by finishing in second place. In addition, a combined 11 student-athletes from the men’s and women’s teams qualified for 13 events for the CCCAA State Championships. Ethan Walker was crowned a SoCal regional and a state champion in the 3,000 m steeplechase in addition to his SoCal title in the 10,000 m. His performances in both events earned him JC All-American selections. He also picked up a third JC All-American selection in the 5,000 m event. Freshman Mikala Fairchild was the top finisher for the women’s team at the state championships after finishing second in the 1,500 m and third in the 5,000 m — while also setting a school record in the event. She also earned JC All-American selections in both events.  Freshman Samiyah Hawkins set a school record in the discus with a distance of 40.97 meters earning her a JC All-American selection in that event.

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The College of the Canyons men’s and women’s track and field team finished in sixth and 10th place, respectively, during the 2013 season. Individually, the squad did very well, with freshman Tim White bringing home a conference championship in the triple jump and a second-place finish in the high jump. Seven other Cougars came in third place in their respective events, including sophomore Nouneh Assadourian who brought home two third places in the long and triple jump. White’s season didn’t end at the conference championships, as he would go on to win a Southern California Championship and a state championship in the triple jump. The WSC Field Athlete of the Year and JC All-American then went on to win the USA Junior National Championship in the triple jump with a school record leap of 53 feet, 1 inch. White is the first COC track and field student-athlete to win a national championship at the U.S. Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championship. White was joined by freshman Anthony Fowler who competed in the 400-meter run. 

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