Pasadena City College freshman Alexander McElwee completed his dominating year in the 400 meter dash by winning the state title in the event Saturday at the CCCAA State Track and Field Championships held at College of San Mateo.
One athlete can influence team scoring greatly in the sport of track and field. Freshman sprinter Alexander McElwee did his part and by meet's end the Pasadena City College men's track and field team cracked the top 10 in 10th place at the Southern California Championships held at Cerritos College Saturday.
Pasadena City College sprinter Alexander McElwee raced to the top seed in the 400 meters and second seed in the 200 meters for Saturday's Southern California Track and Field Championship Finals at Cerritos College. McElwee raced 47.31 in the 400 and 21.49 in the 200 at the SoCal Prelims meet held May 2 also at Cerritos.
The Pasadena City College men's track and field team placed fifth out of seven teams at the South Coast Conference Finals held Saturday at Cerritos College. The Lancers had one SCC individual champion in heralded freshman Alexander McElwee, who raced 46.91 seconds to win the 400 meters.
Pasadena City College men's track and field freshman Alexander McElwee made his name known among potential 4-year university suitors with his state-fastest 46.74 seconds time in the 400 meters on Friday. Racing against university sprinters, McElwee ran in the collegiate open division of the Mt. SAC Relays and was second overall out of eight heats raced.
Two years ago, Khaleel Muhammad (formerly Green) was the 400-meter hurdles champion of the South Coast Conference. The Pasadena City College men's track and field team sophomore is trying to make a bid to do it again this season after his performance at the 57th Mt. SAC Relays Community College division meet April 11.
Already the state leader in the 400 meters and No. 5 in the 200, Pasadena City College men's track and field sprinter Alexander McElwee established himself in the shorter 100 dash with his performance at The Pasadena Games, hosted at Robinson Stadium on Friday.
Pasadena City College men's track and field sprinter Alexander McElwee beat his previous state fastest time in the 400 meters by .31 of a second in winning the event at the Oxy Distance Carnival March 13 at Occidental College.
Pasadena City College men's track and field team sprinter Alexander McElwee raced a 47.15 seconds time, the fastest in the state this year in the 400 meters, at the Cal State Los Angeles Invitational Saturday.
Pasadena City College freshman sprinter Alexander McElwee won the 200 and 400 meter dashes at the Cerritos Invitational Saturday and in doing so set the current fastest times among Southern California racers.
Adjusting to the third different head coach in the last three seasons, the Pasadena City College men's and women's track and field teams began the 2015 season February 6 at the SCC Opener meet held at Mt. San Antonio College.