Truman Knowles
Truman Knowles
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  • Hometown:
    Chatsworth, CA
  • High School:
    Grace Brethren
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  • College:
    Claremont McKenna


TFRRS Results

Holds the CMS record in the javelin (211-6, 64.46 meters), which he set at the NCAA Division III Championships in 2022.

2021-22 (Junior)
All-American (javelin) ... USTFCCCA All-West Region (javelin) ... SCIAC Champion (javelin) ... Broke the CMS record in the javelin on his very last throw at the NCAA Division III Championships, reaching 211 feet, six inches to earn All-America honors ... Earned the ninth and final spot in the finals during the preliminary round of the javelin with a then-PR of 203'8", putting him in the finals by a margin of only two inches ... Was still in ninth, one spot off the All-America stand, before his final throw moved him up to sixth ... Won the SCIAC Championship with a throw of 199'0", matching the throw that his older brother Maxwell had to win the 2019 SCIAC Championship (Maxwell finished second in 2022 and Jason Bowman third, giving CMS a 1-2-3 finish in the javelin) ... Also took first place in the javelin at the first SCIAC Multi-Dual at La Verne on March 5. 

2019-20 (First-Year)
SCIAC All-Academic Team ... Competed in three meets before the suspension of spring sports ... Was seventh in the weight throw in his first meet, the CMS Outdoor Indoor Distance Challenge (34'11.75") ... Came in second place in the javelin at the Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers Meet with a throw of 181'3", while adding an eighth place finish (137'11") in the hammer ... Was fourth in the hammer at a five-team SCIAC Multi-Dual hosted by Whittier. 

Prior to CMS
Graduated from a self-study program at Grace Brethren High School ... Played baseball for Grace Brethren, earning the team leadership award and helping the squad to the CIF Southern Section Division IV Championships at UC Irvine ... Received the McKenna Achievement Award from CMC upon admission to the college ... While in high school, researched collective cell migration for two years at UCSB, founded a TEDx event, competed in VEX Robotics world championships, and spoke at national leadership conferences.

Attends Claremont McKenna ... Younger brother of Maxwell Knowles (CMC '20), who was the SCIAC Champion in the javelin in 2019 as a junior ... Oldest brother also attended Claremont McKenna, William Knowles II ('13, M '13) ... Lists The Goldilocks Enigma by Paul Davies as his favorite book ... Plans for a career in pediatric medicine ... Chose CMS because he "wanted to have another year to spend with his brother, Maxwell."

News Mentions

15 Stags Capture USTFCCCA All-West Region Honors

CLAREMONT, Calif. - A total of 15 members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's track and field team earned All-West Region honors from the United...

June 23, 2022

Henry Pick Finishes Fourth in 5000 Meters to Earn All-America Honors for Stags

GENEVA, Ohio - Henry Pick challenged for an individual championship in the 5000 meters at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championsh...

May 28, 2022

Truman Knowles Earns All-America Honors with Program Record in the Javelin

GENEVA, Ohio - Truman Knowles set a new CMS program record in the javelin with a throw of 211 feet, five inches (64.46 meters) on his final...

May 26, 2022

Eight Stags, One Relay Earn NCAA Division III Track and Field Invitations

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Seven members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's track and field team earned individual qualifications to the NCAA Division...

May 20, 2022

CMS 4x100 Relay Breaks Program Record by Three-Hundredths of a Second

REDLANDS, Calif. - Less than one week after the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's track and field team set a new program record in the 4x400 relay, the...

May 19, 2022

Jamie Cockburn Earns SCIAC Men's Track Athlete of the Year Award

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior Jamie Cockburn captured the SCIAC Men's Track Athlete of the Year Award in a vote of the league's coaches, the...

May 10, 2022

CMS Men's Track and Field Pulls Away for 100-Point Win to Repeat as SCIAC Champions

WHITTIER, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's track and field team trailed by two points after the first day of the SCIAC Championships on...

May 2, 2022

Tyson-Jay Saena Earns Hammer Title on First Day of SCIAC Championships

WHITTIER, Calif. - Tyson-Jay Saena finished in first place in the hammer throw to highlight the performance of the CMS men's track and field team...

April 30, 2022

CMS Men's Track and Field Dominates Competition at Final Multi-Dual

LA VERNE, Calif. - The CMS men's track and field team won 13 events at the third SCIAC Multi-Dual hosted by La Verne, looking in top form in its...

April 17, 2022

Steinberg Sets Second CMS Track and Field Record of 2022 Season with New 10K Mark

WALNUT, Calif. – Stevie Steinberg, who earlier this season set a new CMS record in the 5000 meters, added the program's 10000-meter record...

April 15, 2022

Campbell, Scanlon Win Individual Titles at Redlands Invitational for CMS Men's Track and Field

REDLANDS, Calif. - Christian Campbell finished first in the 200 meters by .03 seconds and Colin Scanlon dominated the field in the 400-meter...

March 19, 2022

CMS Men's Track and Field Dominates at First SCIAC Multi-Dual

LA VERNE, Calif. - The CMS men's track and field team won 12 events at its first SCIAC Multi-Dual, which was hosted by La Verne and also featured...

March 5, 2022

Campbell Has Three Top-Five Finishes to Highlight CMS Men's Track and Field at Rossi Relays

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Christian Campbell broke 11 seconds in the 100 meters to finish fourth out of 61 competitors and anchored two relays to second...

February 26, 2022

Bertini Wins 200, 400 at Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers meet

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Massimo Bertini earned first-place finishes in both the 200 meters and 400 meters on Saturday afternoon at the Pomona-Pitzer...

February 20, 2022