PLNU Alumnus Wins Three Medals at World Senior Games

Date: 
Monday, October 18, 2010

(San Diego, Calif. – Oct. 18, 2010) – At 95 years old, Col Everett (Penny) Penrod, class of 1940, took home two gold medals and one silver medal at the Huntsman World Senior Games. He competed in the 50-meter dash, standing long jump, and the discus throw.

Penrod is a regular competitor in the World Senior Games. In 2005, he took the gold in running long jump, setting a world record, while also taking home a bronze in shot put that year.

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Point Loma Nazarene University is a selective liberal arts university located in San Diego, California, and sits on a 90-acre campus overlooking the Pacific Ocean. In addition to more than 50 undergraduate areas of study, PLNU offers graduate program regional centers in Bakersfield, Arcadia, Mission Valley (San Diego) and the Inland Empire. Founded in 1902, PLNU serves more than 3,500 students.