Friday, January 25, 2013
Wheaton claims seven 1st place finishes at home.
Friday, January 25
The Wheaton College women's track & field team hosted the Wheaton Invitational at the Beard Field House and flourished in its only home meet of the season earning several top-3 finishes on Saturday afternoon. The Lyons hosted Assumption College, Bridgewater State University, Lasell, Ramapo College, Salve Regina, UMass Boston and Worcester State University in the non-scoring meet. Junior All-American Ashante Little (Seabrook, N.H./Winnacunnet)won two individual events on the afternoon and also helped the 4x200-meter relay team to a second place finish overall. Little cruised to a first place finish in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.82-seconds and the 300-meter dash in 40.76-seconds. Little's time of 8.82-seconds in the 60-meter …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Little wins 60-meter hurdles.
Friday, January 18
The Wheaton College women's track & field team competed in the Yale Invitational, hosted by Yale University, on Saturday afternoon at the Coxe Cage. Today's meet was an unscored friendly which featured such teams as Sacred Heart, Central Connecticut State, Williams and Brown University among others. Junior Ashante Little (Seabrook, N.H./Winnacunnet) earned Wheaton's only first place finish of the afternoon capturing top honors in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.87-seconds. Little qualified for the finals with a time of 9.03-seconds in the prelims. Little also helped the 4x400-meter relay team to a second place finish as the junior teamed up with senior Samantha Bennett(Weymouth, Mass./Weymouth) and juniors Meredith Scannell (San …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Sharma posts 12th place finish in 60-meter hurdles.
Thursday, January 17
The Wheaton College men's track & field team competed in the 31st Yale Intercollegiate Track Classic, hosted by Yale University, on Saturday afternoon at the Coxe Cage. Today's meet was an unscored friendly which featured such teams as Sacred Heart, Southern Connecticut State University, Central Connecticut State, UConn, Williams, UMass Amherst and Brown University among others. Sophomore Ben Sharma (Lexington, Mass./Lexington) highlighted Wheaton's efforts on the afternoon with a 12th place performance in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.83-seconds. Junior Logan Hinderliter (Allegheny, Pa./Allegheny) finished 14th overall in the weight throw with a toss of 35-feet and 8.50-inches and 17th overall in the shot put with a distance of …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Olagundoye places second in two events for the Lyons
Thursday, January 10
The Wheaton College men's track & field team opened up its indoor season with several strong individual performances at the University of Southern Maine Invitational in the Costello Field House on Saturday afternoon. The invitational, which featured seven schools and several unattached runners, was a non-scoring meet. Junior Olufunsho Olagundoye (New York, N.Y./Cushing Academy)posted a pair of second place finishes in the 55-meter dash and the 200-meter dash. Olagundoye ran a time of 6.77-seconds in the 55-meters and 22.98-seconds in the 200-meter dash. Olagundoye qualified for the 55-meter dash finals with a time of 6.50-seconds in the preliminary heat. The Lyons also had some top performances in the distance events as freshman Alexei …
Friday, September 14, 2012
The Lancers Cross Country teams have started the new year with wins against Bellingham.
The Norton High School boys and girl’s cross country seasons have officially begun, and on Wednesday, both squads earned important victories against Bellingham. The boys are currently 2-0, while the girls are 1-1. Both teams will compete against Hopkinton 3 p.m. Monday in a home meet. To keep up with the team's schedule and scores throughout the season, click here. Norton Patch caught up with head coach Kent Taylor to discuss the season thus far, as well as his goals and objectives, too. 1.) How many years have you been involved in cross country? Did you run in college or high school? If so, where? “I have been involved with Norton Cross Country for five years (this is my fifth season). I ran in middle school, four years of cross country …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Student athletes to compete Saturday.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The Wheaton College men's and women's outdoor track & field team will have several student-athletes competing for All-America status at the 2012 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field National Championship on Saturday. Senior Mark Williamson (Vienna, Va./James Madison) placed fifth in the 400m dash prelims (48.05) on Friday and will race 6:50 p.m. EST. He is also a member of the 4x400m relay team which qualified for the finals (3:15.53) on Friday and will join senior Miles Ketchum (South Lee, Mass./Monument Mountain Regional), junior Ben Miklovich (New Gloucester, Maine/Grey-New Gloucester), and junior Karl Mader (Northfield, Minn./Northfield) in the championship race at 9:30 p.m. EST. On the women's side, senior Ashley Dell'Aira (…
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Westwood won the boys' meet while Hopkinton took first place in the girls' meet.
While the boys’ meet went down to the wire, things remained status quo in the girls’ meet. Despite only getting four individual wins, the Westwood Wolverines walked away with the boys’ league title beating Norton by only 3.67 points while the Hopkinton Hillers once again won the girls meet. “This meet is not necessarily about how many first places you get. It’s about depth and we’re very lucky to have a lot of great finishes across the board,” Westwood boys’ head coach Joe Mascia said. “These guys have worked tirelessly since the beginning of the season so they deserve it.” Bobby McLaughlin came up big for the Wolverines, completing one of the more tougher doubling efforts in the mile and the two mile. “He ran two really great races and it…
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Girls lose 76-60.
While unfortunately the Norton girls track & field team lost to Medfield 76-60, the boys won the TVL Championship 83-53. "We got them where we needed it, where we were consistant all year," said coach Kent Taylor. "It was pretty special today. This is the first time in Norton track history that we've won a Tri-Valley championship." The boys are 8-0 and will next compete at the MSTCA Freshman/Sophomore Meet 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Westwood High School. They will then go up against Millis May 8 for the chance secure the title of undefeated champions for themselves. For more details visit the Norton Track and Field blog. Scroll through the photos and watch the attached video for some highlights and celebrating.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Lyons to compete at New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship Saturday.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
The Wheaton College women's outdoor track & field team placed second and the men finished 10th at the Fitchburg State University/Eric Loeshner Invitational Saturday afternoon. Seniors Ashley Dell'Aira (Shoreham, N.Y./Shoreham) and Didine Jusme (Providence, R.I./Classical), along with sophomore Meredith Scannell (San Marino, Calif./San Marino), each recorded first-place finishes for the Lyons. Dell'Aira won the triple jump (40' 2"), Jusme took first in the 100m hurdles (14.50), and Scannell won the 400m dash (57.81). Sophomore Ashante Little (Seabrook, N.H./Winnacunnet) placed second in the 200m dash (25.04). Junior Sylvia Okoye (Stanhope, N.J./Pope John XXIII) took second in the discus (112' 9') and fourth in the shot put (34' 1 1/4"). …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Shoot down Blackhawks 103-33.