Vikes track team close out season at BC Club Championship


By Ali Lee, Vikes Communications

VICTORIA, B.C. (ISN) – The University of Victoria Vikes track program had a number of podium finishes at the BC Club Championship meet this weekend, Jul. 14-15, hosted in Coquitlam, BC. The Vikes raced in the men’s and women’s 1500-m on Saturday and the 800-m on the Sunday.

For the Vikes women, Kendra Pomfret was the top competitor finishing in second place overall for the 800-m (2:09.77) and third place in the 1500-m (4:33.71). In the 1500-m, veteran Brittany Therrien finished fourth (4:35.14), while Maureen McCulligh placed seventh in a time of 4:54.2. For the 800-m race, Therrien was fifth (2:13.59) and Jenica Moore finished fourth (2:12.86).

The Vikes men were lead by Doug Oxland, who reached a personal best in the men’s 1500-m in a time of 3:50.03. Oxland would pick up second place with senior Cliff Childs finishing fourth (3:50.38) and Kyle Irvine finishing fifth (3:50.79). In the men’s 800-m, John Pratt earned second place in 1:50.97, whileThomas Riva took third (1:51.32) and Oxland, again with a personal best, finished in 1:54.71.

The BC Club Championship marks the end of the 2011-12 season for the Vikes track program.

Women 1500-m
Kendra Pomfret- 4.33.71 for 3rd
Brittany Therrien- 4:35.14 for 4th
Maureen McCulligh- 4:54.2 for 7th

Men 1500-m
Doug Oxland- 3:50.03 for 2nd (PB)
Cliff Childs- 3:50.38 for 4th
Kyle Irvine- 3:50.79 for 5th

Women 800-m
Pomfret- 2.09.77 for 2nd overall
Jenica Moore- 2:12.86 for 4th
Therrien- 2:13.59 for 5th

Men 800-m
John Pratt- 1.50.97 for 2nd overall
Thomas Riva- 1.51.32- for 3rd overall
Doug Oxland – 1:54.71 (PB)


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