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Postby Tom Nolette » Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:08 am

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Re: Track / Cross Country 2018:

Postby Tom Nolette » Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:49 am

Providence Track Set To Host Ocean State Invitational
The Friars will hold their one home meet on Friday, April 13.

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Providence College men’s and women’s track and field team will host its one home meet of the season on Friday, April 13. The Friars will welcome 14 teams to compete in the Friday night session of the two-day meet with action starting on the Ray Treacy Track at 5:00 p.m.

The Invitational portion of the meet will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will feature seeded sections of the 3,000-meter steeplechase, the 800 meters, the mile, and the 5,000-meteres.

The women’s 3,000-meter Steeplechase will be the first invitational race of the day and will feature Columbia’s 2017 All-American Nell Crosby.

Immediately following the women’s steeplechase with be the men’s 3,000-meter Steeplechase at 7:20. Ocean State AC’s Jordan Mann will look to become a three-time winner of the event and break his own facility record of 8:52.36, set in 2016. Mann was an All-American in the event while competing for Providence in 2016.

After the steeplechases will be the 800 meter races. The women’s 800 will feature Stony Brook’s Holly Manning, the 2018 American East Indoor 1,000-meter champion, Boston College’s Molly McCabe, the 2017 NCAA qualifier in the event, and Brown’s Claire Peabody, the facility record holder.

The men’s 800 meters will have two 2017 NCAA qualifiers in Brown’s Zach Emrich and Northeastern’s Marc Rienas. The facility record of 1:48.71 for the event was set by Brown’s Ned Willig in 2016.

The start list for the women’s mile contains four All-Americans including UMASS Amherst’s Heather McClean, Columbia’s Sarah Hardie, Providence’s Catarina Rocha and Millie Paladino, who will be running unattached. The facility record of 4:50.74, set by Brown’s Natalie Schudrowitz, should fall on Friday night.

The men’s mile should also prove to be quick as it features sub-4 miler Nick Ross of NE Distance, two 2017 NCAA qualifiers in Providence’s Nick Carleo and Columbia’s Sam Ritz and facility record holder, NE Distance’s Henry Sterling.

The final two invitational events of the night will be the 5,000 meters. The women’s race will have former William & Mary standout and current NE Distance athlete Dylan Hassett.

The men’s 5,000 meters will see Ocean State AC’s Hugh Armstrong battle Stony Brook’s Dan Connolly and Mitchell Watts, who will be racing unattached. Armstrong had a stellar career while competing for the Friars and was named Providence’s 2017 Male Athlete of the Year. Con

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Re: Track / Cross Country 2018:

Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:30 am

Wildcats Outrun the Competition in Home Invitational
DURHAM, N.H.- The University of New Hampshire track & field program hosted the annual Wildcat Invitational this Saturday at the Reggie Atkins Track & Field Facility in Wildcat Stadium.

Both the men's and the women's track and field teams won the meet, the women's team running away with a total point score of 212 over Maine and Bates, and the men's team holding a final score of 182 over Bates, Maine, and the University of Southern Maine.

Emma Checovich (North Hampton, N.H.) led the way with two individual first-place finishes, as well as being a part of a first-place relay team. Checovich took first in the long jump with a longest distance of 18'2.25", followed by Carly Orlacchio (Cromwell, Conn.) in third with 17'3.5".

Checovich also took first in the 100 meter hurdles, finishing in 14.85 seconds, just 0.49 seconds off her personal best time I the event. Maria Virga took second in 15.26 seconds. Checovich also led off the 4x100 relay that finished first in 48.53 seconds. Checovich was joined by Jessica Hackett (Dover, N.H.), Elise Renahan (Atkinson, N.H.), and Virga

The Wildcats dominated on the track as well as in field events, with Natalie Howes (Londonderry, N.H.) taking first in the javelin throw for the second weekend in a row, with a longest throw of 126'4". Following behind her was Alyssa Colbert (Smithfield, R.I.) in second with 121', and Carly Orlacchio finished third with 117'6". In the discus, Emily Wernig (Gilford, N.H.) took first with a distance of 134'1". Colbert was the runner up with 128'4", and Laura Jackson (Doylestown, Pa.) took third with 118'1".

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Re: Track / Cross Country 2018:

Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:31 am

Shanahan, Throwers Propel 'Cats to Victory
DURHAM, N.H.- The University of New Hampshire track & field program hosted the annual Wildcat Invitational this Saturday at the Reggie Atkins Track & Field Facility in Wildcat Stadium.

Both the men's and the women's track and field teams won the meet, the women's team running away with a total point score of 212 over Maine and Bates, and the men's team holding a final score of 182 over Bates, Maine, and the University of Southern Maine.

Michael Shanahan (Dover, N.H.) broke another UNH record, wining the hammer throw with his last throw of the day, which went 227 feet, 5 inches. This beats his previous record of 223'5" which he set at the Raleigh Relays to start the outdoor season. The throw also moves him up one spot in the national rankings into 12th place, his old throw falling to 13th place.

Finishing behind Shanahan in the hammer were Edward Speidel (Dover, N.H.), Eric Brogioli (Milford, Mass.), and Jon Chapman (Newport, R.I.), who finished in second, third and fourth respectively. Speidel also set a new personal best in the event, throwing 174'3", beating his old personal best in the event set last weekend. Brogioli took third with 174'02", and Chapman's longest throw went 173'05".

In the shot put, Zachary Astle (Newbury, N.H.) once again took first, throwing 54'1.75". Shanahan took third with 49'10". Both just missed their personal bests by less than a foot.

On the track, UNH was led by their middle distance events, with wins coming in the 1500 and the 3000. Out ahead of the pack in the 1500 was Brett Hoerner (Manchester, N.H.) taking first in 3 minutes 55.51 seconds, just missing his personal best by 0.17 seconds. The runner up in the 1500 was Aidan Sullivan (Nashua, N.H.) finishing in 4:01.78. In the 3000, Dean Yost (Canton, Conn.) stuck it out to take first in 8:46.81, followed by James Wilkes (Concord, N.H.) in second at 8:47.72.

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Re: Track / Cross Country 2018:

Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:27 am

up next: April 20
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in Princeton, N.J.
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Re: Track / Cross Country 2018:

Postby Tom Nolette » Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:13 am

Wildcats Head to Worcester for Annual Holy Cross Classic

DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men's track & field team heads to Worcester, Mass. for the annual Holy Cross Classic, a track and field tradition featuring the hosting Crusaders, the Wildcats, and the University of Rhode Island, as well as Worcester State.

The midweek meet is an annual tradition for UNH men's track and field, and the Wildcats will head back to Holy Cross Tuesday, April 24 for a 3 PM meet which will feature most of the men's track and field team.

UP NEXT:
The Wildcats head to the Penn Relays taking place Wednesday, April 25 to Saturday, April 28. The 'regular season' of the outdoor season begins to wind down with the pre-conference meet hosted by UMass on that Saturday, April 28, with the America East Championships taking place the following weekend, May 5 and 6 at UMBC.

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Re: Track / Cross Country 2018:

Postby Tom Nolette » Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:31 am

Wildcats To Compete in Annual Penn Relay

DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men's and women's track and field teams will be headed to Philadelphia for the annual Penn Relays this coming Thursday through Saturday.

The oldest and largest track and field competition in America, the Penn Relays have showed up on the UNH schedule for years, with this year's action seeing Wildcats in four events this week.

WILDCAT SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Thursday – On Thursday, two members of the women's team, Shelby Strickland (Kennebunk, Maine) and Rachel Morrison (Westwood, Mass.) will kick off the week for UNH, competing in the high jump, which is slated to begin at 10 A.M.

Friday – Four athletes from the men's team will compete in the Distance-Medley Relay on Friday at 5:15 P.M. Relay teams will be lead by Brandon Allen (East Elmhurst, N.Y.) and Brett Hoerner (Manchester, N.H.).

Saturday - At 1:45 on Saturday, Michael Shanahan (Dover, N.H.) will compete in the hammer throw championships, looking to improve on his already impressive record-breaking season. Later in the afternoon, another group of four will compete in the men's 4x800 relay to end out the Wildcat's Penn Relays week at 4:30 P.M.

UP NEXT:
The 'regular season' of the outdoor season begins to wind down with the pre-conference meet hosted by UMass on that Saturday, April 28, where many Wildcats will get in some last-minute training before championship meets begin. The championship season starts next weekend with the America East Championships taking place May 5 and 6 at UMBC.

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Re: Track / Cross Country 2018:

Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Apr 29, 2018 4:58 am

Wildcats Place High at Penn Relays
PHILADELPHIA - The University of New Hampshire track and field teams are down at the annual Penn Relays, the largest and oldest track meet in the country, with the Wildcats competing in four events over the course of the week.

THURSDAY
On Thursday, the Wildcats began their week at the Penn Relays with the women's highjump. Senior Shelby Strickland (Kennebunk, Maine) ended the event tied for fourth with a height of 5 feet, 5.75 inches, just two inches off her personal best and three inches behind the leader, Iesha Hamm of Cal State Fullerton. Senior Rachel Morrison (Westwood, Mass.) ended tied for 12th with 5'4.25".

FRIDAY
Friday evening the team of Brett Hoerner (Manchester, N.H.), Brandon Allen (East Elmhurst, N.Y.), Matthew Adams (Concord, N.H.) and William Ulrich (Mineola, N.Y.) competed in the distance medley relay.

Hoerner led off for the 'Cats in the 1200 meter leg, finishing in 3:03:37 as UNH sat in the middle of the lead group sitting tied for third. Allen was next in the 400 meter sprint, beating his personal best by less than a second with 48.03 seconds. Adams then took off in the 800, also finishing faster than his personal best in the event in 1:52.82. The anchor, Ulrich, gave the 'Cats a strong finish in the final leg, the 1600, finishing in 4:06.32. That was good enough for a runner up finish with a time of 9:50.53, just two seconds shy of the school record in the event.

The 'Cats were runner up to Mississippi state who finished in 9:49.85. UNH took runner up in a field of 16 other teams.

SATURDAY
Saturday's events began for the Wildcats with Michael Shanahan (Dover, N.H.) taking on top talent in the hammer throw championship. Shanahan hit a distance of 222'5" to take third place in the compeition, sitting behind Penn's states Morgan Shigo and Princeton's Adam Kelly. Shanahan was just 3'4" behind Kelly, and 5'5" off his personal best set at the Wildcat Invitational earlier this month.

UNH's week at the Penn Relays ended with a relay team of Adams, Ulrich, Aaron Dobe (Contoocook, N.H.) and Joseph Poggi (Derry, N.H.) competing for the 4x800 championship. The Wildcats finished in 12th place with a final time of 7:30.62. Dobe lead off with a time of 1:52.99, followed by Adams at 1:51.19, Poggi at 1:52.88, all three of them finishing faster than their personal best in the 800m. Ulrich once again anchored, his time was 1:53.58.

UP NEXT:
The championship season starts next weekend with the America East Championships taking place May 5 and 6 at UMBC. Then the Wildcats will head to the New England Outdoor Championships hosted by Dartmouth on May 11 and 12, followed by the ECAC/IC4A Championships in Princeton, N.J. Those who qualify will then head to the NCAA Regional Meet in Tampa, Florida, which takes place May 24 through 26. The NCAA Outdoor Championships will be held in Eugene, Oregon June 6 through 9.

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Re: Track / Cross Country 2018:

Postby MattyB » Fri May 11, 2018 10:10 pm

Hammer time! Mike Shanahan captures another hammer throw title with win at New England Championships at Dartmouth. https://t.co/I7a7k0rcvr
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Re: Track / Cross Country 2018:

Postby MattyB » Fri May 11, 2018 10:11 pm

Mahoney, fellow distance runners lead @UNHTrackField women to top spot after first day of New England Championships at Dartmouth. https://t.co/Oa1A7twtwH
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