Indoor Track and Field 2011

 12/5/10

 UD Holiday Classic

 Results

 12/18/10

 Bishop Loughlin Games    

 Results

 12/28/10   

 Christmas City Relays

 Results

 12/31/10

 N5CTA Meet 1

 Results

  1/5/11  Bayside League Meet 4  Results

 1/8/11

 UD High School Open

 Results

 1/8/11      

 Hispanic Games

 Results

 1/13/11    

 Millrose Games Trials

 Results

 1/15/11

 N5CTA Meet 2

 Results

 1/19/11  Bayside League Meet 5  Results

 1/21/11    

 Golden Bear Invitational

 Results

 1/22/11   

 New Balance Games

 Results

 1/22/11

 Glen Mills Girls Invitational

 Results

 1/30/11    

 UD High School Invitational

 Results

 1/28/11 

 Henlopen Championships            


Results

2/3/11

Glen Mills Boys Invitational

 Results

 2/12/11

 DIAA Championships

 Results


 

    

New Balance Indoor Nationals, NY

 


Christina Hillman's National Championship Mark

Christina Hillman wins Shot Put at 48-10! (DE #1 All Time)   (US #2)
Leshon Collins 6.93 60M prelim, 6.92 semi
Tatnall Boys 18:22.26 4 x Mile
Myra Wanamaker 58.23 400
Diamere Nabinett 50.73 400
Lindsey Olivere 10:35.45 2-Mile
Reagan Anderson 5:07.63 Mile
 
 
Emerging Elite
Ebonique Jones 7.90 7th in 60m, 7.87q
Emily Frydrych 11th in 2:18.23 in 800
Maeve McCoy 21st 2:21.88 in 800
Julie Williams 5:21.50 in Mile
Kim Price 36-10.25 2nd in TJ
Hannah Pepper 34-8.25 in TJ
Diamere Nabinett 2:01.45 in 800
JR Creekmore 4:32.03 in Mile
JR Creekmore 9:38.78 10th in 2 Mile
Kyle McFoy 9:54.11 in 2 Mile
Alex Giacco 9:58.81 in 2 Mile
Kyle Jones 8.27 6th in 60H


Dendy Jumps 25-9 1/2, #1 High Schooler in USA by over 1 FOOT!!!  #8 in the ENTIRE NATION!!

Middletown standout Marquis Dendy competed unattached and won the long jump in 25-9 1/2 at the Mid-Atlantic Track and Field Indoor Classic on Saturday in Landover, MD. Dendy's jump will not count as a state record, but it clears his own personal best by 1 foot and the current state record by 1 foot, 7 inches
He is the #1 high school long jumper by over 1 foot (according to Dyestat.com), and #8 in the USA according to USATF.org. He will be ranked #59 in the world when IAAF updates it's records this week.  Dendy is ready to go after Keith Holley's American High School record of 52-7 1/2 set back in 1988. Dendy jumped 52-1 at the DIAA state meet two weeks ago.

Glasgow's Leshon Collins was a double winner on Sunday at the Mid-Atlantic Track Classic, taking both the 55M (6.s44) and the 200M (22.27) . His 200M time is a new meet record. St. Mark's Emily Frydrych was also a double winner in both the 800M (2:21.02) and the 1 mile (5:20.10). Brandywine's Maeve McCoy took 3rd in the 800M in 2:22.77.

Official Results


Tatnall's Haley Pierce Finishes 5th in Brooks PR Invitational, Runs 10:20.34 for 2 miles!!!!!

Flotrack results page


 DIAA State Meet (Feb 12) Tatnall Boys and Girls Win!  Dendy TJ 52-1.5!!

US #1 LJer Marquis Dendy adds a US #1 TJ, shattering the State Record to win at 52-1.5. He is also ranked #14 in the entire United States, according to USATF.org. Haley Pierce wins 1600/3200 and runs on winning 4 x 400. Her 3200M is the #1 US time, pulling away from Archmere's Lindsay Olivere who has the #3 US Time (10:35.18). Tyler Tate wins 1600/800 and runs on winning 4 x 400.   Ebonique Jones of William Penn wins 55, 200 and Long Jump.  Leshon Collins of Glasgow wins 55, 400 and Long Jump.  His 55M was #2 all-time in DE, and just missed the record by 1/100th of a second. Dendy was 2nd in that race and ran the #5 fastest time in state history!!
 
Watch many more videos of DIAA Indoor TF State Meet on flotrack.org video and commentary by Dan Suher
Boys' 4x800M Finals  (Salesianum outlasts Tatnall)
55M Boys' Finals  (Collins #2 all-time, Dendy #5)
Girls' 4x400M finals (Tatnall comes from behind to win 2nd relay of the day)


"A University drops out of the race" - Philly.com editorial by UD alumni Kyle Schmeid


"Delaware high school track & field: Fading venues may add travel to tradition" New Kevin Tresolini article

The University of Delaware's decision is not going to go away!!


                                              The audio is not great, but with headphones you can really hear AD Muir shake off the questions.
The University thought they could just send out a forward email during winter session to the members of the team stating that they were going to "downgrade" Men's XC and Track to club status, and that after a few weeks of some mild protesting it would all just go away. What they failed to recognize was that they are dealing the smartest team in the school (#1 GPA), and in my opinion the most determined and focused athletes at Delaware. They have also awoken a motivated running community, which knows better than any sport at UD how to organize events and get people to join for a cause. Just think of all the 5K's you have been proud to attend in the last few years to generously honor someone or something.

What you viewed in the video clip above are 11 of the 45 minutes that Athletic Director Bernard Muir allotted to concerned alumni, athletes, parents, and friends at the Bob Carpenter Center last Thursday. Kevin Tresolini so brilliantly wrote about it in his most recent News Journal article. In that meeting he made many references to Title IX, budget cuts, and stated quite often that it was inevitable that he was going to have to sit in this room with a group of people and explain to that group that he was going to cut their team. What he repeatedly failed to address to THIS group was how and why he decided to choose Men's XC and Track. He also did not address the brilliant question of why they would cut a team in it's 100th season. It seems rather cruel to me. Instead his answers related back to the numbers, enrollment, budget, and Title IX (even though the lawyer brought on to handle some challenging legal questions stated three times that they are currently in compliance with Title IX).

AD Muir stated at the end that the decision is final. It is unfortunate that they are not willing to acknowledge just how much this will affect the running community in Delaware for years to come. Regardless of their current stance on this decision, the fight must go on. The public needs to send a message to the University that this is not acceptable. If we don't stand up now and fight to save this sport, then it will be gone forever (just like wresting). Maybe nothing will be changed and this fight will one day be a memory, but going down without fighting is exactly what they are hoping for. The athletes on the team can only do so much, but the running community can work on their behalf.


             UD's Corey Wall
      Pic Courtesy of Armory Track Photo

On a side note, how did the Men's "club" track and field team respond to Muir's stance?? In my opinion they made the best possible statement they could have ever made. They went out and broke a school record the following day!!  They showed that UD's decision was not going to affect their performances. The Distance Medley team of Mike Tait, Vinny Fronczkowski, Corey Wall, and James Townsend ran 10:03.55 for 3rd overall at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational and qualified for IC4A's.  Keep in mind, this program was downsized to club status in 2008 because of Title IX, but the school was nice enough to allow any school record to still count. Too bad they won't actually recognize the club team on their website.

So how can you join this cause? 
  • You can start by joining us on February 20th for a SAVE OUR SPORT run on the campus of the University of Delaware. Flyers and more information will be posted tonight or tomorrow morning. It will be free, but there will a be donation to the "Save Our Sport" fund, which will go towards promoting our mission.
  • You can contact your local legislator to voice your opinion.
  • You can SPREAD THE WORD, and encourage others to help us
If this decision matters to you, you will join our fight and help reverse this terrible move by The University of Delaware.

And finally, on www.letsrun.com's main page they featured a link to the video, and one of the bloggers wrote something that I found to be pretty comical.

 "Be a Champion. Join the Fighting Blue Hens" (the slogan behind AD Muir during his talk)

"WOW!  Someone should have told him to turn around and read that in the middle of the conversation. If that's the athletic department's slogan, motto, or mission statement then how disgusting is it that they are telling people you can't be a champion here because we're cutting the program. Oh the irony..."

Newest Tresolini article based on the Thursday evening meeting with Muir

"Spirited Support for UD XC/Track, But Change Unlikely"
“Canceling programs with nominal costs, that have produced winning records for many years, with athletes that regularly achieve high academic standing, is contrary to common sense.”- Bill Rhodunda

Vicki Huber Rudawsky's Article from the News Journal
"Coach Fischer is like the "Where's Waldo?" of the running community. You may spot him in the crowd at the Philly Marathon, Caesar Rodney Half-Marathon, riding his bike along Broad Street for the 10-miler, and at many, many of the local 5Ks."



Marquis Dendy Wins Long Jump in International Competition in Japan!!

Marquis Dendy
jumped a personal best of 24' 8-3/4" in Osaka, Japan on Saturday to win the Germany-Japan-USA Trilateral Friendly Indoor Meet.  While his jump is a personal best and a monumental win for United States team, it unfortunately cannot count as a state record or make the honor roll because it was not a high school sanctioned meet. We are extremely impressed with his win, and more coverage will certainly follow!!

Results

New Kevin Tresolini Article on Dendy's trip to Japan

"Those kids don't come along very often," said Dubois, pointing out that Dendy is one of Delaware's most accomplished high school track and field athletes ever. "To be eighth in the world, at anything ..."

USATF Press Release

Text interview with Marquis Dendy

"I feel a lot of pride when I wear the uniform. It feels really great to have it on!!

Glen Mills Invitational (2/3/11)
 
Results

Tatnall 8th Grader Steven Garrett wins 3200M in 9:52!!!  #36 all-time
Branywine's Hakeem Harris wins 200M in 23.14!!!  #38 All-time!

Collins wins 4 events, Olivere ranked #3 in USA (Jan 30)

With just two weeks to go until the state meet, many athletes looked to the UD Invitational as an opportunity to get some quality marks and seed times. The Delaware Invitational ended up being a spectacular meet that featured many of the top marks in state history.

Glasgow junior Leshon Collins (right) led the way with an impressive 40 points (4 big wins). He received the top headline in Kevin Tresolini's News Journal article.   He took 1st in the 55M, 200M, 400M, and the long jump. It doesn't just stop there. His all-time rankings in those 4 events are now 55 (6.43 #4), 200 (22.49 #8), 400 (50.31 #9), and long jump (22-10 #10).
 



Archmere senior Lindsay Olivere (left)ran the #3 ranked 3200M/2 mile in the country, pulling away from field very early and taking the 1600 out in 5:18. She finished in 10:41, which ranks her #2 all-time behind Haley Pierce's 10:25 set in December. Delaware now holds 2 of the top 3 spots in the 3200/2mile in the Unites States!!

In other great action, Tatnall senior Tyler Tate just narrowly missed the state record in the 800M, running 1:56.84. He is ranked #2 all-time behind Steve Sinko's 1:56.72. Tatnall's Reagan Anderson ran the #5 ranked 800M in state history, finishing 1st in 2:17.61. Myra Wannamaker ran the #12 fastest 200 in state history, coming in 1st in 26.09.  St. Thomas More's Christina Hillman is ranked #9 all-time in the shot put, throwing with a mark of 39-1 3/4.  Padua had a very impressive win in the 4x400M, holding on in 4:12


Full Results
News Journal Article

Last Track To Philly (1/29/11)
Christiana girls' 4x200-  1:46.88 (1st)
Results   |  Field events results  + final standings

Delaware Valley Girls Meet 6 Results (1/28/11)

Padua 4x800- 10:02.58,  Jennings 800- 2:21.96
DVGTCA Meet #6 results 

Cape Henlopen Girls, Caesar Rodney Boys Win Henlopen Champs (1/28/11)

Both championships were decided by less than 5 points, as Cape Henlopen girls defeated Milford by 5 and Caesar Rodney boys took down Milford by just 2 at the Worcester County Rec Center in Snow Hill, MD.

The boys' championship came down to the final event, the 4x400M relay, as Caesar Rodney and Milford were tied with 136 points. In that event Caesar Rodney edged out Milford by just .2 seconds, running 3:40.8 to Milford's 3:41.0 in what was surely an epic battle. Individually, Caesar Rodney's James Capagnini won two field events, picking up first in both the high jump (5-10) and the triple jump (41-7). Dover's Brendon Barnes was also a double winner in both the 1600M (4:45.1) and the 800M (2:05.6).

On the girls' side, Cape Henlopen picked up 14 huge points in the 3200M from Ali Conning's 2nd place and Lydia Miller's 3rd to take a 9 point lead going into the 4x400M. They held on for 3rd place in the 4x400M relay to take the 5 point win.  Hannah Pepper (pictured right) was a triple winner, taking first in both the long jump (15-5.5) and triple jump (33-9.5), and anchoring the winning 4x200M relay. Milford's Molly Bliss also picked up two wins in both the 1600M (5:33.1) and 800M (2:30.1).  Sussex Tech's Brianna Hall was the final double winner of the day, winning both the 55M hurdles (9.5) and the high jump (5-0). 

Henlopen Conference Results




Pierce Finishes 4th at Millrose Mile!! Runs 4:53!! Sets Delaware Record!!




Haley Pierce
ran 4:53.27 and finished 4th overall in the Millrose Mile at Madison Square Garden on Friday evening. Her time converts to a 4:51.58 for 1600M, which is a NEW STATE RECORD!!
N5CTA Interview with Haley Pierce
"I'm so honored to be able to run in such a big race like Millrose."


Tatnall Sets 3 New State Records at the New Balance Games (Jan 22)

The Tatnall 4x800 team of Kyle McFoy, Tyler Tate, Taylor Payne, and Diamere Nabinett set a new state record on Saturday at the Armory, running 8:09.75 and finishing 5th overall.  Tyler Tate broke his own record in the mile earlier in the day, running 4:17. Diamere Nabinett broke a rarely run 500M record,in running 1:06.43 for 4th overall. Although the race is not commonly run, it is a very fast time!

The Brandywine 4x400M team of Monte Scott, Alpha Mansaray, Hakeem Harris, and Sterling Jones finished 4th overall in 3:26.33. That is the #4 time in state history!!!  The same four runners also finished 8th overall in the 4x200M in 1:32.21. That time is good for #8 all-time in Delaware.

Reagan Anderson finished 6th in the elite girls' 1 mile in 5:03.

Full Results


Golden Bear Invitational, Kutztown, PA (Jan 21)

Leshon Collins finished 1st in the 400M (50.97), 55M (6.52), and Long Jump (22'10) at the Golden Bear Invitational at Kutztown on Friday. His 400M time is ranked #21 all-time, and #66 nationally, while his long jump ranks him #10 all-time in DE. Howard's Myra Wannamaker took first overall in the 400M, running 59.20.

Kutztown Results

Glenn Mills Invitational (Jan 22)

Delcastle's Alexis Reeve took first overall in the 55M (7.25) and 3rd in the 200M (26.34), running season best times in both events. Padua's Kerrin Jennings finished 1st overall in the 1600 in 5:22.31, just missing her personal best set last season at the state meet by .06.

Glen Mills Results

Results form Worcester Country Rec Center  Indoor Meet 4 coming soon....

Haverford N5CTA Meet, Haverford, PA (Jan 15)

Complete Results

Tatnall School swept the N5CTA meet on Saturday at Haverford College.

Millrose Games Trials, Armory Track NY City (Jan 13)

Reagan Anderson and Julie Williams of Tatnall ran the 4th and 8th fastest 1600's in state history last night at the Armory in NY City. Anderson's 5:02.97 mile was good for 8th overall, and Williams was 7 seconds behind in 5:09.88 for 11th. Tatnall Senior Tyler Tate finished 9th in 4:21.36, just off his new state record of 4:20.63 set last week.

Full Results

Pierce and Tate Shatter Mile Records at Hispanic Games!! (Jan 8)

Haley Pierce
continued her record setting campaign this season with another state record and Milrose Games qualifying performance in the mile on Saturday at the Armory in NY. Her 4:54.28 mile was 2nd overall in the Hispanic Games Elite Mile, and will guarantee her a spot at the prestigious Millrose Games on January 28th.

Tyler Tate also set a new state record in the mile, running 4:20.63 for 5th place overall. 

Myra Wannamaker ran the #5 time in state history in the 400M in 57.32.  Reagan Anderson  won the open mile in 5:09.56 and Julie Williams finished in 5:19.09. There were many other impressive performances!!

UD Open.  Saturday, January 8th @ Delaware Field House


St. Mark's Senior Emily Frydrych finished 1st overall in the 800M in 2:18.34 and ran the #8 fastest time in state history. William Penn's Ebonique Jones was a double winner in both the 200M (26.39) and 400M (1:03.07).  Archmere's Lindsay Olivere finished 1st in the girls' 1600, running 5:10.82 (#10 all-time). Cross country runner-of-the-year Sebastian Oja tied for 1st with teammate JR Creekmore in the 1600M (4:32.93) and also won the 3200M in 9:55.39.

High School Meet Results
UD Open Results









N5CTA Widener Meet, Widener University (Dec 31)


St. Thomas More's Christina Hillman finished 36-11 1/4 in the shot, ranking her #20 all time in Delaware.

Results


Christmas City Relays, Bethlehem, PA (Dec 25)

Many Delaware schools ventured north to PA for the Christmas City Relays. St. Mark's Senior Emily Frydrych was a double winner in  the 1 mile (5:12) and the 800 (2:23). Brandywine boys relay squad of Hakeem Harris, Alpha Mansaray, Sterling Jones, and Monte Scott won both the 4x200 (1:35.42) and 4x400 (3:37.71) relays.

Results

Pierce shatters state and meet Records at the Armory, New York, NY (Dec 18)

New York, NY. Haley Pierce of Tatnall established a new state record in the 3200M at the Bishop Loughlin Games on Saturday at the Armory in New York City. Her time of 10:28.63 for 2 miles converts to a 10:25.01 for 3200M. She also set a new meet record by 8 seconds while completing dominating the field by almost 50 seconds.


Middletown's Marquis Dendy won the long jump in 24-0,  and finished 2nd overall in the Triple Jump, in 46-0.25 on Saturday. His Long Jump ranks him #2 all-time, and his triple jump  ranks him #12.

Tatnall senior Tyler Tate also won the boys' 2-mile in 9:33.39. His time converts to a 9:30.09, which ranks him #3 all-time in DE.

St. Mark's Seniors Emily Frydrch finished 3rd overall in the mile, running 5:07.03. Her time converts to 5:05.26, which is the #7 time in state history.

Tatnall's Diamere Nabinett finished 10th overall in the 600M, and Archmere's JR Creekmore and Sebastian Oja finished 10th and 11th in the 2-mile in 9:58 and 10:02 respectively.



UD Meet 1

University of Delaware meet 1 results

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