On Thursday, Nils Wildberg of Princeton and Nakaja Weaver of North Brunswick won the boys and girls inaugural Long Jump showcase, respectively, at the indoor track NJSIAA Meet of Champions at the Bennett Complex in Toms River. Wildberg became the first Little Tiger to win an individual MoC crown. Wildberg leared 23 feet three times on Thursday after injuring his meniscus that kept him off the field since jumping a state-leading 23-4.5 at the Marine Corps Classic just before the new year in December. He was back to full health this past Tuesday and matched that number at the Eastern States Championships.
Loftus, a senior from Red Bank Regional, finished the job and tossed the ball 56-7 feet on his last throw to win the NJSIAA Meet of Champions on Saturday at the Bennett Indoor Complex in Toms River. Loftus was in second place prior to his throw, but passed Lindens Kyle Lipscomb to pull the upset. Old Tappans Patrick Passalaqua came in third with a 54-10.25, Elizabeths Mujeeb Ali took fourth with a 54-05.00, and CBAs Nicholas Morse rounded out the top five with a throw of 53-09.25. Connor Sweeney of Livingston won the shot put wheelchair showcase with a throw of 11-10.00.
Mark Anselmi of Middletown South won the high jump at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions on Saturday at the Bennett Indoor Complex in Toms River despite thinking too much about the meet. Patterson Kennedys Jamier Wright also notched a 6-8, but the Eagle cleared the bar in less attempts. The 6-8 wasnt exactly on his mind as he didnt have a set goal he wanted to reach, but nonetheless, he got it and gets to take home the gold medal. Trenton's Christian O'Neal notched a 6-6 for third place, Adonic McGee of St. Peter's Prep came in fourth with a 6-4, and Nate Robertson and Kameron Smith, both of Willingboro, both had 6-2's.
ADA -- Beset by injuries, Heidelberg University track and field team limped to a fifth place finish on the men's side and an eighth place finish on the women's side at the Ohio Athletic Conference Championships, hosted by Ohio Northern University. Women's 3,000m: Amanda Elkins placed eighth overall with an exhausting effort, crossing the line with a time of 10:46.24. Women's 4x400m Relay: The team of Kelsey Grove, Ayanna Hayes, Tomea Abbitt, and Allison Schwarzbek finished fifth with a time of 4:15.12. Men's 4x400m Relay: The quartet formed of Kenny Beucler, Eric Peterson, Hunter Greenman and Mitchell Luken placed fourth, clocking a time of 3:32.90.
is in first place after day one of the North Coast Athletic Conference heptathlon, leading the three Oberlin College men's track and field athletes at Kenyon College Saturday afternoon.Atallah finished day one with 2,514 points, which is 93 points ahead of Denison's James Dixie who is currently in second. The time beat the 13-person field and bested his finish from the Crimson & Gold January Kickoff (7.14). The Mansfield, Massachusetts, native earned second place in the shot put with a heave of 35-08.00 to highlight his day. The highlight of the day for the rookie was winning the shot put with a throw of 37-06.75, giving the Crimson and Gold a total of 1,612 points in the event.
Boston, Mass.-- UMBC track and field completed the 2019 America East Indoor Championships on Saturday, led by Kaya Knake on the women's side. Knake led a trio of Retrievers in the 800m earning all-conference honors and winning a gold medal with a time of 2:07.91. Knake, Redding, Roberts and Morgan Casey them teamed up to win gold in the 4x800m relay in a time of 9:09.40. Tony White earned a tenth place finish in the shot put with a throw of 13.61m to round out the field athletes.
Five Hilltoppers are headed for the Boston University Last Chance Qualifier on Sunday for a final shot at earning a trip to the 2019 NCAA Indoor Championships. "This will be a tough meet because everyone's trying to get into that top 16," head coachstated regarding the weekend level of competition. The reading now sits at 24in the NCAA and is top-five among non-Power 5 programs.For a full list of this weekend's competitors click HERE (PDF) . The current indoor qualifying list can be found HERE For complete information on WKU Track & Field, follow the team on Twitter at @WKUTrackField.
New York, N.Y. - Georgian Court University track & field traveled a skeleton squad to Friday's Armory College Last Chance Meet in what marks the final indoor competition for the East Coast Conference champion Lions in 2018-19.led the way in men's action as the junior achieved a pair of Top-10 finishes on the day, placing fourth with a time of 8.44 seconds in the 60m Hurdles while taking eighth overall in the Triple Jump at 13.76 meters.The GCU tandem ofandfinished 6-7 in the Long Jump at 6.73 and 6.67 meters, respectively.soared to a fifth-place height of 4.35 meters in the Pole Vault whilecleared 1.95 meters in the High Jump.nailed down seventh-place in the Mile Run, finishing the four laps in 4:26.82.On the women's front.closed out her maiden indoor campaign with a fourth-place leap of 5.51 meters in the Long Jump.solidified ninth-place in the 800m Run with her time of 2:27.94.The Lions now await the start of the outdoor calendar, which commences on Saturday, March 23 at the Stockton University Invitational in Pomona, N.J.
This weekend will mark the sixth consecutive year of HBU track & field program heading to the Birmingham Crossplex for the Southland Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships, being held this coming Sunday and Monday, Feb. 24-25. The SLC Championships will be streamed live atJuniorenters the conference meet boasting the top heptathlon total, 5,332, in the league while freshmanis second with 5,156. Nance ranks third in the SLC in the long jump with a mark of 5.96m/19-6.75 with her top distance of 12.49m/40-11.75 placing her fourth on the league performance list. Welch's top triple jump of 15.35m/50-4.5 is good for third in the conference while he stands seventh in the long jump with a mark of 7.12m/23-4.5., a junior, holds the sixth-longest distance in the weight throw with a top mark of 16.39m/53-9.25 whileis tied for fifth in the high jump, clearing a height of 1.67m/5-5.75.On the track, sophomoreholds the fourth-best time in the 5,000 meters, crossing the line in 15:31.48 at the Houston Invitational.
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