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Re: Track / Cross Country:

PostPosted: Sat May 27, 2017 2:59 am
by Tom Nolette
COLBY: DONNELLY SELECTED TO DISTRICT 1 ACADEMIC TEAM

WATERVILLE, Maine -- Colby College's Roy Donnelly (Hampden, Maine), who helped his relay team win a New England Small College Athletic Conference title, was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) All-District 1 Team for men's track and field and cross country.

Donnelly graduated this past Sunday with a double major in economics and classics. Heading into the spring semester, Donnelly was second among all senior Colby student-athletes in grade point average.

Donnelly ran the opening leg of Colby's NESCAC champion 400-meter relay team. Brian Sommers, Landon Summers, and Marcques Houston teamed with Donnelly to run 41.81 in breaking their own school record.

The foursome tied their 41.81 record a week later in taking third at the New England Division III Championships. Donnelly and the relay also took third at the Open New England meet.

The NESCAC title for the relay team came a year after the team took second and earned all-league honors.

CoSIDA Academic All-District 1 Team
Men's track and field/cross country

Roy Donnelly (Hampden, Maine), Colby, senior, economics/classics
Arinze Okeke (Hawthorne, Calif.), MIT, senior, biological engineering
Tobias Muellers (Burlington, Vt.), Williams, junior, chemistry
Colin Godwin (Cary, N.C.), MIT, senior, biological engineering/biology
Matthew Deyo (Syracuse, N.Y.), MIT, graduate, aerospace engineering
Peter Hale (Swampscott, Mass.), Williams, senior, English/history
Tim Nichols (North Lima, Ohio), Tufts, senior, biology/anthropology
Brian D'Amore (Medfield, Mass.), WPI, senior, biomedical engineering
Rory Beyer (San Mateo, Calif.), MIT, senior, mechanical and electrical engineering/computer science
William Ruschel (Bethel Park, Pa.), MIT, junior, mechanical engineering/computer science
Austin Scott (Waddington, N.Y.), WPI, senior, mechanical engineering

Re: Track / Cross Country:

PostPosted: Sat May 27, 2017 3:00 am
by Tom Nolette
COLBY: ATHANSOPOULOS EARNS DISTRICT 1 ACADEMIC HONOR

WATERVILLE, Maine -- Colby College's Jenna Athanasopoulos (Fitzwilliam, N.H.), an All-American in the pentathlon, was named to the All-District 1 Academic Team by the College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA).

Athanasopoulos graduated this past Sunday with a major in psychology. Heading into the spring semester, she was fifth among all senior Colby student-athletes in grade point average.

Athanasopoulos finished competition Friday at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the heptathlon. She was first among Division III athletes and fifth overall in the heptathlon at the Holy Cross Invitational. Athanasopoulos earned NESCAC Performer of the Week for her Holy Cross finish.

Athanasopoulos earned All-American honors in the pentathlon in 2016 after finishing in eighth place at the NCAA indoor meet. In the 2017 outdoor season, she took third place in the 100 hurdles and earned All-NESCAC honors.

CoSIDA Academic All-District 1 Team
Women's track and field/cross country

Jenna Athanasopoulos (Fitzwilliam, N.H.), Colby, senior, psychology
Maryann Gong (Livermore, Calif.), MIT, senior, electrical engineering/computer science
Hannah Chen (Los Gatos, Calif.), MIT, junior, computer science/engineering
Nneoma Okonkwo (Lagos, Nigeria), MIT, junior, biological engineering
Leandra Zimmermann (Augsburg, Germany), MIT, sophomore, mechanical engineering
Lea Strangio (Watertown, Mass.), WPI, junior, chemical engineering
Helene Hall (Irvington, N.Y.), Williams, junior, economics/math
Natalie Alper (Columbia, Md.), MIT, senior, mechanical engineering
Kimberlee Kocienski (Schaghticoke, N.Y.), WPI, senior, mechanical engineering
Carly Markos (Walkill, N.Y.), Springfield, senior, math/computer technology

Re: Track / Cross Country:

PostPosted: Sat May 27, 2017 3:00 am
by Tom Nolette
COLBY: DEPALO, ATHANASOPOULOS BOTH 18TH AT NCAA MEET

GENEVA, Ohio -- Taylor Depalo finished in 18th place in the 400-meter dash and Jenna Athanasopoulos had the same finish in the heptathlon at the NCAA Division III Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday.

Depalo, a sophomore, had a time of 57.44. She came in as the 20th seed in the event. Depalo's top time this season was 56.55, which would have placed her 12th in Friday's race.

Athanasopoulos, a senior competing for the final time, had 4,287 points after taking 14th in the javelin throw (99-08), 19th in the long jump (16-2.25), and 19th in the 900 meters (2:37.10) in Friday's events.

Re: Track / Cross Country:

PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 2:35 am
by Tom Nolette
BatesSports‏ @BatesSports
Bates women's track scores in 5 events on final day of NCAA Championships, finishes 11th out of 149 teams http://athletics.bates.edu/sports/wtrac ... 0527t19vf0 … #mesports

Re: Track / Cross Country:

PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 2:35 am
by Tom Nolette
BatesSports‏ @BatesSports
Bates junior Sally Ceesay takes 2nd place in the triple jump at NCAA Championships, breaking her own team record by 8.25 inches, at 40-9.5!

Re: Track / Cross Country:

PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 2:36 am
by Tom Nolette
BatesSports‏ @BatesSports
MTRACK: Adedire Fakorede places 17th in hammer throw to conclude @NCAADIII Championships for Bates men http://athletics.bates.edu/sports/mtrac ... 0527n6nnfu … … #mesports

Re: Track / Cross Country:

PostPosted: Wed May 31, 2017 2:44 am
by Tom Nolette
BatesSports‏ @BatesSports
It's the last Bobcast of the school year! Celebrating Women's Rowing, @BATES_XC_TF & @BatesLacrosse https://soundcloud.com/bates-communicat ... ions-again … #mesports #d3row

Re: Track / Cross Country:

PostPosted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 2:55 am
by Tom Nolette
BatesSports‏ @BatesSports
Bates women's cross country and track & field places 6th in final Div. III Program of the Year rankings! http://athletics.bates.edu/sports/wtrac ... 0531j3869a … #mesports

Re: Track / Cross Country:

PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:36 am
by Tom Nolette
BatesSports‏ @BatesSports
Video: Todd Goewey retires after 20 years with men's @BATES_XC_TF https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQ_7CE2p3OI … #mesports @d3sports @appstatesports

Re: Track / Cross Country:

PostPosted: Thu Jun 22, 2017 3:05 am
by Tom Nolette
CMCC Athletics‏ @CMMustangs
Lundgren named new Cross Country Coach http://www.cmmustangs.com/sports/xc/201 ... 0524lg380e … #mesports