Saint Joseph's men's track and field distance standout Zach Michon closed a tremendous junior campaign with a 29th-place finish in the 1500m at the 2019 NCAA East Regional Preliminary Rounds at the University of North Florida's Hodges Stadium on Thursday evening.
Saint Joseph's men's track and field junior distance standout Zach Michon has qualified for the 2019 NCAA East Regional Preliminary Rounds in the 1500m, it was announced through the release of the official declaration list on Thursday afternoon. Hosted by the University of North Florida at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida, the meet will run from Thursday, May 23 through Saturday, May 25 and will feature the top collegiate athletes east of the Mississippi River.
A pair of Saint Joseph's distance runners in graduate student Collin Crilly and sophomore Matthew Scarpill have been voted onto the Atlantic 10 Men's Outdoor Track and Field Academic All-Conference Team, the league office announced on Wednesday afternoon. Additionally, freshman sprinter Michael Welde has been named to the A-10 Outdoor Track and Field All-Rookie Team in the 400m.
Graduate student captain Collin Crilly closed an outstanding collegiate career as he and freshman Michael Welde scored in open events and ran on scoring relays to lead the Saint Joseph's men's track and field squad at the 2019 IC4A Outdoor Track and Field Championships, held at Princeton University's Weaver Stadium this weekend. The Hawks finished 29th among 44 scored programs, with 11 total points as SJU scored in the open 1500m and open 400m and both its 4x400m and 4x800m relays.
Junior distance standout Zach Michon earned a pair of individual medals and senior captain Rory Houston and junior John Walker medaled in both open and relay events to lead the Saint Joseph's men's track and field squad to a sixth-place team finish in a field of 11 programs at the 2019 Atlantic 10 Outdoor Track and Field Championships this weekend. Held at UMass' Track and Field Complex, the Hawks totaled 61 points.
The Hawks turned in strong results out of the 4x400m relay, Distance Medley Relay, and 4xMile relay to highlight the Saint Joseph's men's track and field squad's performances at the 2019 Penn Relays, held at the University of Pennsylvania's Franklin Field this Thursday through Saturday. Saint Joseph's sphomore Matthew Scarpill won the 3000m steeplechase to lead additional Hawks at the unscored Carol and John Covert Classic, held at Lehigh University's Goodman Track and Field Complex on Saturday.
The Hawks turned in nine IC4A-qualifying times at the unscored Larry Ellis Invitational, held at Princeton University's Weaver Stadium on Saturday afternoon, which was shortened to a one-day competition (Friday was scratched) due to weather.
After dazzling in the 5000m at the Bucknell Bison Classic on Saturday evening, Saint Joseph's junior distance standout Zach Michon has been selected the Atlantic 10 Men's Track Performer of the Week, the league office announced on Tuesday afternoon. After earning the honor twice during this past indoor season, Michon takes home the first outdoor weekly accolade of his career.
Junior distance standout Zach Michon flew to one of the most outstanding outdoor 5000m performances in program history to lead the Saint Joseph's men's track and field distance runners at the Bucknell Bison Invitational on Saturday evening. The Hawks also turned in a fourth-place team showing in a field of 14 teams at the Rider Invitational on Saturday afternoon.
Junior distance standouts Zach Michon and John Walker bookended the first-place Distance Medley Relay and combined for another 10 points out of the 1500m Division 3 Finals to lead the Saint Joseph's men's track and field squad to a 12th-place showing in a field of 38 teams at the 54th Annual Colonial Relays, held at William and Mary's Zable Stadium this weekend. The Hawks accumulated 35 points over Friday and Saturday competition.
Coming off of outstanding indoor seasons, junior distance standouts John Walker and Zach Michon hit IC4A qualification in the 800m to lead the Saint Joseph's men's track and field squad at the Rider 5-Way Meet, the 2019 outdoor opener for the Crimson and Gray. Hosted by Rider University at the Michael P. Brady Track on Saturday afternoon, the Hawks totaled 150 points for a second-place team finish in a six-team field including Rider (248), Fordham (84), Sacred Heart (80), Fairleigh Dickinson (77), and Rutgers (55). Six Hawks took home individual titles.
Saint Joseph's senior distance runner Jack Daly has been voted onto the Atlantic 10 Men's Indoor Track and Field Academic All-Conference Team, the league office announced on Wednesday afternoon. To be nominated, student-athletes must have a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) for their entire academic career. The teams were selected through voting conducted by the league's Sports Information Directors.