Indoor season starts on a successful note at local meet
Long Jump 6.15 Meters 2012 Jack Pyrah Invitational
Williamsz, Denault and Tiernan Set For NCAA Championships This Week
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Senior Rob Denault (Aurora, Ont.) and juniors Jordy Williamsz (Melbourne, Australia) and Patrick Tiernan (Aurora, Ont.) will compete at the NCAA Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. this week. The meet gets underway on Wednesday evening and will continue on Friday night. The women's portion of the meet takes place on Thursday and Saturday.
Marcus O'Sullivan Named Mid-Atlantic Region Head Coach of the Year
Villanova head coach Marcus O'Sullivan was named the Mid-Atlantic Region Head Coach of the Year for the outdoor track & field season on Monday afternoon. The announcement of regional awards for student-athletes and coaches was made by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) in advance of the NCAA Championships later this week.
Trio of Wildcats Qualify for NCAA Championships on Saturday Night
On the final night of competition at the NCAA East Preliminary, a trio of Villanova runners advanced through to the NCAA Championships next month. Senior Rob Denault (Aurora, Ont.) and junior Jordy Williamsz (Melbourne, Australia) each qualified for the national meet in the 1500 meters, while junior Patrick Tiernan (Toowoomba, Australia) advanced in the 5000 meters during competition at Hodges Stadium on Saturday night.
Ben Malone Finishes Seventh in Quarterfinal Heat of 800 Meters at East Preliminary
Redshirt freshman Ben Malone (River Vale, N.J.) competed in the quarterfinal heats of the 800 meters at the NCAA East Preliminary and recorded a time of 1:49.28 at Hodges Stadium on Friday night. He was the lone Villanova athlete competing on the second day of competition at the meet. Four athletes remain for the Wildcats and they will run on Saturday night when the meet concludes.
Men's Track & Field Qualifies Four for Quarterfinals on First Night at East Preliminary
Senior Rob Denault (Aurora, Ont.) and sophomore Josh Lampron (Mansfield, Mass.) won their respective heats in the first round of the 1500 meters and Villanova advanced a total of three athletes to the quarterfinal round during competition at the NCAA East Preliminary on Thursday evening. Junior Jordy Williamsz (Melbourne, Australia) was second to Lampron in the first heat of the 1500 meters and is the third Wildcats qualifier.
Men's Track & Field Begins Competition Today at NCAA East Preliminary
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Competition gets underway at the NCAA East Preliminary on Thursday evening. Villanova has eight men's athletes competing at the meet, which is being held at Hodges Stadium on the University of North Florida campus.
Chris Glennie and Sean Locke Compete in IC4A Championship
Senior Chris Glennie (Fallsington, Pa.) and sophomore Sean Locke (Horsham, Pa.) each competed for Villanova in the javelin at the IC4A Championship on Sunday afternoon, where the Wildcats wrapped up two days of competition at Weaver Stadium.
Cory Serfoss and Elliot Slade Compete in IC4A Championship
Two athletes were in competition for Villanova on the first full day of the IC4A Championship at Weaver Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Senior Cory Serfoss (Easton, Pa.) and freshman Elliot Slade (Cardiff, United Kingdom) ran in the preliminary heats of the 400 meter hurdles and the 800 meters, respectively.