Sagehens Women's Track and Field Scores Nation's Highest GPA

Sagehens Women's Track and Field

Claremont, Calif. (July 24, 2013) – Pitzer College congratulates Rhea Jayachandran ’16,  Hannah Leib ’16, Alex Oxbourough-Yankus ’14,  Ellen Yamasaki ’15 and the entire Women’s Track and Field team for earning the highest team cumulative grade point average in the nation (3.69) in the 2013 season. The US Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced the results this week.

The Pomona-Pitzer’s 3.69 GPA edged out George Fox University’s 3.66. Washington University in St. Louis finished in third place with a 3.58.

About the Sagehens

Pitzer College joins with Pomona College in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Sagehen teams include soccer, basketball, football, baseball, track & field, golf, tennis, water polo, swimming and diving. Pitzer students also participate in the Claremont Colleges club sports programs that compete nationally.

About Pitzer College

Pitzer College is a nationally top-ranked undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institution. A member of The Claremont Colleges, Pitzer offers a distinctive approach to a liberal arts education by linking intellectual inquiry with interdisciplinary studies, cultural immersion, social responsibility and community involvement. For more information, please visit

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