2003-2004 Amherst Men's Track & Field News

  • Stanton-Geddes Named Academic All-District, Finalist for Academic All-America
    June 10, 2004
    Amherst College senior cross-country co-captain and track standout John Stanton-Geddes (Glendale, MO/Webster Groves) was named First-Team Academic All-District 1 by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). As a first-team selection, Stanton-Geddes now moves on to the national ballot for CoSIDA Academic All-America consideration.
  • Garrahan Breaks School Record in Fifth Straight Meet at ECAC Championships
    May 17, 2004
    Paced by first-year All-America Shauneen Garrahan’s (Fairfax Station, VA) fifth school-record run in as many meets, the Amherst women tied for sixth place with Richard Stockton College at the ECAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships, held this past Friday and Saturday at Williams College. The men, competing with just three runners, were led by Dave Molina’s (Cleveland, OH) sixth-place finish in the 800-meter run (1:54.05), and ended the two-day meet in a three-way tie for 47th place.
  • Amherst Women 19th, Men 23rd at New England Open Championships
    May 08, 2004
    Stellar performances, including four NCAA qualifying marks and a school record, led the Amherst College women’s and men’s outdoor track and field teams to 19th- and 23rd-place finishes at the New England Open Championships, hosted by Northeastern University on Friday and Saturday. Boston College captured the women’s team championship, while the University of Rhode Island claimed the men’s title.
  • Amherst Women Third, Men 12th at Division III New England Championships
    May 03, 2004
    With four first-place finishes and two second-place finishes, including a new school record, the Amherst women amassed 80 points and took home a best-ever third-place finish at the Women’s Division III New England Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Springfield College on Friday and Saturday. The men, again led by junior All-America Jack Morgan (Las Vegas, NV), who finished second in the 800-meter dash, placed 12th at the Men’s Division III New England Championships, hosted by Williams College. For the second straight week, Williams captured both team championships.
  • Amherst Women Fifth, Men Ninth at NESCAC Championships
    April 25, 2004
    Led by several stellar performances, including three first-place finishes in the distance events, the Amherst women finished fifth at the NESCAC Championship Meet, hosted by Trinity College on Saturday, while the men, led by junior Jack Morgan’s (Las Vegas, NV) victory in the 800-meter run, placed ninth. Williams College captured both team championships.
  • Hamill, Garrahan Shine at Penn Relays
    April 22, 2004
    Amherst College junior All-America Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA) finished fourth in the 10,000-meter run, and first-year All-America Shauneen Garrahan (Fairfax Station, VA) took home eighth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Penn Relays, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania on Thursday.
  • Amherst Women Second, Men Third at Little Three Outdoor Track & Field Championships
    April 17, 2004
    First-place finishes from junior All-America Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA) in the 1,500-meter run, sophomore Margaret Davis (Richmond, VA) in the 5,000-meter run and junior Alison Rodriguez (Albany, NY) in the 3,000-meter steeplechase propelled the Amherst women to a second-place showing at the Little Three Outdoor Track & Field Championships, held at Williams College on Saturday, while the men, led by first-place finishes from junior All-America David Molina (Cleveland, OH) in the 800-meter run, sophomore David Schreiner (Manhattan Beach, CA) in the 5,000-meter run, and sophomore L.J. Spinnato (Madison, CT) in the hammer throw, placed third.
  • Jeffs Shine at Williams Relays
    April 11, 2004
    Sophomore Margaret Davis (Richmond, VA) captured first place in the 10,000-meter run and junior All-America Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA) took home two second-place finishes in her second duel-race performance in as many weeks to lead the Amherst College women’s track and field team at the Williams Relays, held at Williams College this past Saturday. Junior All-America Jack Morgan (Las Vegas, NV) led the men with his first-place finish in the 800-meter run.
  • Garrahan, Page Lead Jeffs at Trinity College Bantam Invitational
    April 03, 2004
    First-year All-America Shauneen Garrahan (Fairfax Station, VA) captured first place in the 5,000-meter run, and junior All-America Mike Page (Fargo, ND) placed second in the same event on the men’s side, to lead the Amherst College men’s and women’s outdoor track teams at the Bantam Invite, held at Trinity College on Saturday.
  • Men Fifth, Women Seventh at Season-Opening Conn. College Outdoor Track Invitational
    March 27, 2004
    In what was the first meet of the Amherst track and field team’s spring season, the men, led by several second-place finishes in the sprinting and jumping events, placed fifth, while the women, led by junior Lee-Jay Henry’s (Springfield, MA) first and second-place finishes in the triple jump and long jump, finished seventh overall at the Connecticut College Invitational, held in New London, CT this past Saturday.
  • Hamill Wins Second National Championship, Amherst Runners Shine at NCAA Championships
    March 13, 2004
    Amherst College junior Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA) posted an All-American performance for the third consecutive year and collected her second national championship by winning the 5,000-meter run at the NCAA Div. III Indoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on Friday and Saturday. She set a new site record with a time of 16:46.63, besting her competition by more than 30 seconds. Amherst senior Aly Venti (Newton, MA) competed in the 5,000 as well, finishing 12th with a time of 18:21.22. Hamill also led the women’s distance medley relay team to a second-place finish, while the men’s distance medley relay team nabbed sixth place.
  • Amherst Men's and Women's Indoor Track Teams Place Seventh, 13th at ECAC Championships
    March 08, 2004
    In the final meet before the upcoming NCAA Championships, the Amherst College men’s and women’s indoor track teams placed seventh and 13th, respectively, at the ECAC Championships, hosted by Bowdoin College on Friday and Saturday. The women’s team continued to rewrite the Amherst record book as junior All-America Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA) and first-year phenom Shauneen Garrahan (Fairfax Station, VA) broke school records for the second consecutive meet.
  • Amherst Indoor Track Teams Break Four School Records, Excel at New England Open Championships
    February 29, 2004
    Amherst Indoor Track Teams Break Four School Records, Excel at New England Open Championships
  • Amherst Indoor Track Teams Third, Ninth at New England Championships
    February 22, 2004
    Four first-place finishes, including a meet record, propelled the Amherst women to a best-ever third-place finish on Saturday at the Division III New England Championships, hosted by MIT, while the men, led by junior Michael Page’s (Fargo, ND) third-place finish and school record in the 5,000-meter run, placed ninth at the Division III New England Championships, hosted by Bowdoin College.
  • Jeffs Race Past Competition at Valentine Classic, Fast Track Invitational, Tufts Stampede
    February 15, 2004
    On a weekend in which their athletes were spread among three meets - the Boston University Valentine Classic, the Tufts Stampede, and the Boston University Fast Track Invitational - the Amherst College men’s and women’s track and field squads posted two individual school records, saw an athlete earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Championship meet, and enjoyed a number of additional successful individual and relay performances.
  • Garrahan Leads Amherst Women's Indoor Track Team to Fifth Place, Men Finish Seventh at Tufts Invitational
    February 07, 2004
    Strong individual performances propelled the Amherst College men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams to seventh and fifth place, respectively, on Saturday at the Tufts Invitational III, held at the Gantcher Family Sports & Convocation Center at Tufts University. First-year Shauneen Garrahan (Fairfax Station, VA) led the women with a second-place finish in the 1500-meter run. Her time of 4:40.21 set a new school record and qualified her provisionally for the NCAA Championship meet.
  • Track & Field Ready to Roll in 2003-04
    December 03, 2003
    2003-2004 Season Preview
  • Hamill Breaks School Record at Terrier Classic, Amherst Runners Shine at Wesleyan Invitational
    January 31, 2003
    The Amherst men and women’s indoor track teams posted outstanding individual performances at the Terrier Classic, hosted by Boston University on Friday, and the Wesleyan University Invitational on Saturday. Amherst junior All-American Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA) broke the school record in the 5,000-meter run and earned automatic qualification to the NCAA Championship meet with a time of 16:32.45 at the Terrier Classic, while sophomores Ariel Haney (Fairport, NY) and Lyndsey Scott (West Orange, NJ) tied for the school record in the high jump with a height of 5’2” at Wesleyan.
  • Hamill, Page Lead Jeffs at Tufts Invitational
    January 24, 2003
    Junior All-American Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA) and classmate Mike Page (Fargo, ND) each posted a victory to lead the Amherst College women’s and men’s indoor track teams to outstanding performances at the Tufts Invitational on Saturday. Hamill took home the women’s 1,500-meter run, besting the second-place finisher by 10 seconds, while Page won the men’s 3,000-meter run.
  • Amherst Runners Excel at Season-Opening Wesleyan Invitational
    January 17, 2003
    The Amherst men and women’s indoor track teams posted exceptional individual efforts at the season-opening Wesleyan University Invitational. First-year Shauneen Garrahan (Fairfax Station, VA) and sophomore Ariel Haney (Fairport, NY) were both double winners on the women’s side, while the men posted 1-2-3-4 finishes in both the 1,500-meter run and the 3,000-meter run.