2004-2005 Amherst Men's Track & Field News

  • Hamill, Garrahan Claim National Titles; Women Fifth at NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships
    May 28, 2005
    Senior Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA) won her fifth individual national championship with a time of 34:00.43 in the 10,000-meter run, and sophomore Shauneen Garrahan (Fairfax Station, VA) followed suit with a national title in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, as the Amherst College women's track and field team finished fifth at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, hosted by Wartburg College on Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  • Amherst Women Sixth, Men 28th at ECAC Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships
    May 23, 2005
    The Amherst College women’s outdoor track and field team posted a sixth-place finish at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Championships, hosted by Springfield College over the weekend, while the men’s squad finished 28th. Sophomore All-America Shauneen Garrahan (Fairfax Station, VA) and first-year Heather Wilson (Danvers, MA) captured individual championships for the women, and senior Jack Morgan (Las Vegas, NV) earned a second-place finish for the men.
  • Amherst Women 10th, Men 20th at Open New England Outdoor Track and Field Championships
    May 16, 2005
    Senior All-Americas Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA) and Mike Page (Fargo, ND) led the Amherst College women’s and men’s outdoor track and field teams to respective 10th- and 20th-place finishes at the Open New England Championships, hosted by the University of New Hampshire over the weekend. Hamill grabbed the women’s 5,000-meter title with a time of 16:51.71, while Page posted a second-place showing in the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase, racing to a 9:09.50 finish.
  • Amherst Women Second, Men 15th at Division III New England Outdoor Track and Field Championships
    May 09, 2005
    The Amherst College women’s outdoor track and field team nabbed second-place at the Division III New England Championships, hosted by Bates College over the weekend, while the men, competing at Springfield College, posted a 15th-place finish. Senior All-Americas Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA) and Mike Page (Fargo, ND) led the way as Hamill won the women’s 5,000-meter run and Page topped the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase.
  • Amherst Women Fifth, Men Ninth at NESCAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships
    May 02, 2005
    Led by first-place finishes from senior All-America Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA), senior Lee-Jay Henry (Springfield, MA) and sophomore All-America Shauneen Garrahan (Fairfax Station, VA), the Amherst women’s outdoor track and field team took fifth at the NESCAC Championships, held at Colby College on Saturday, while the men, paced by wins from senior All-Americas Jack Morgan (Las Vegas, NV) and Mike Page (Fargo, ND), finished ninth. Williams College captured both the men’s and women’s team titles.
  • Amherst's Hamill, Garrahan Smash School Records at Penn Relays
    April 29, 2005
    Amherst College senior All-America Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA) blasted her way to a second-place finish in the Olympic development section of the 10,000-meter run at the prestigious Penn Relays on Thursday, while sophomore All-America Shauneen Garrahan (Fairfax Station, VA) flew to a second-place showing in the collegiate section of the 5,000-meter run.
  • Amherst Women Second, Men Third at Little Three Outdoor Track & Field Championships
    April 25, 2005
    Paced by junior All-America Ginger Polich’s (Ironwood, MI) first-place showing in the 800-meter run and classmate Krissy Morin’s (Litchfield, NH) first-place performances in the high jump and javelin, the Amherst College women’s outdoor track and field team placed second overall at the Little Three Championships, held at Amherst College on Saturday, while the men, led by Tomas Morrissey’s (Astoria, OR) first-place finish in the 5,000-meter run, placed third. Williams College captured both the men’s and women’s team titles.
  • Amherst Runners Speed Past Competition in Mid-Week Meet
    April 20, 2005
    The Amherst College men’s outdoor track and field team grabbed eight first-place finishes, while the women’s team claimed five victories in a mid-week home meet with Trinity College, Keene State College, UMass Lowell and Brandeis University on Tuesday. Amherst senior All-America Mike Page (Fargo, ND) and sophomore All-America Shauneen Garrahan (Fairfax Station, VA) won the men’s and women’s 1,500-meter runs, respectively, to lead the way.
  • Amherst Runners Stand Out at Trinity Invitational
    April 11, 2005
    The Amherst College men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams posted a number of stellar performances at the Trinity College Invitational on Saturday.
  • Hamill, Garrahan Lead Amherst Women to Best-Ever Third-Place Showing at NCAA Indoor Track Championships
    March 13, 2005
    Senior Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA) claimed victory in the 5,000-meter run for the third time in her collegiate career, while sophomore Shauneen Garrahan (Fairfax Station, VA) placed second in the mile, as the Amherst women’s track and field team posted a best-ever third-place showing at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track Championships, hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University over the weekend.
  • Jeffs Smash Four School Records at Trinity Last Chance Meet
    March 07, 2005
    The Amherst College men’s and women’s track and field teams combined for four first-place finishes, four school records and four national qualifiers at the Trinity Last Chance Meet, held at Yale University on Friday.
  • Amherst Women 10th, Men 29th at Open New England Indoor Track Championships
    February 28, 2005
    Sophomore All-America Shauneen Garrahan’s (Fairfax Station, VA) first-place finish in the mile and junior All-America Ginger Polich’s (Ironwood, MI) fifth-place showing in the 800-meter run paced the Amherst College women’s indoor track and field team to a 10th-place finish, while the men, led by senior All-America Jack Morgan (Las Vegas, NV), took 29th at the Open New England Championships, held at Boston University over the weekend.
  • Amherst Women's Indoor Track and Field Third at Division III New England Championships, Men 21st
    February 21, 2005
    Amherst College sophomore and senior All-Americas Shauneen Garrahan (Fairfax Station, VA) and Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA) combined for four first-place performances at the Women’s Division III New England Championships, hosted by Smith College over the weekend, leading the women’s indoor track and field team to a third-place overall finish. The men’s team, paced by senior All-America Jack Morgan’s (Las Vegas, NV) fourth-place showing in the 800-meter dash, took 21st at the Men’s Division III New England Championships, held at Tufts University.
  • Jeffs Race Past Competition at St. Valentine Invitational, Tufts Stampede
    February 14, 2005
    Senior All-America Jack Morgan (Las Vegas, NV) and the women’s distance medley relay both qualified provisionally for the NCAA Championships to lead the Amherst College men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams at the St. Valentine Invitational, held at Boston University on Friday and Saturday. Seniors Matt Katz (Tallahassee, FL) and Lee-Jay Henry (Springfield, MA) and sophomore John Babbott (Ojai, CA) posted first-place finishes to lead the rest of the men’s and women’s squads at the Tufts Stampede on Saturday.
  • Amherst Men's & Women's Indoor Track & Field Teams Fourth at Tufts Invitational
    February 07, 2005
    Paced by five first-place finishes and two school records, the Amherst College women’s indoor track and field team grabbed fourth place overall at the Tufts Invitational III on Saturday, while the men, led by a pair of first-place showings, took home fourth as well.
  • Jeffs Shine at Terrier Classic, Wesleyan Invitational
    January 31, 2005
    Amherst College senior Carter Hamill and sophomore Shauneen Garrahan posted outstanding performances at the Terrier Classic, hosted by Boston University on Friday, while junior Ginger Polich and sophomore John Babbott led the men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams at the Wesleyan Invitational on Saturday.
  • Amherst Women's Indoor Track Fifth, Men Sixth at Tufts Invitational
    January 24, 2005
    The Amherst College women’s indoor track team earned 58 points and a fifth-place finish at the Tufts Invitational on Saturday, while the men compiled 55 points and took sixth. Junior Ginger Polich (Ironwood, MI) and sophomore Shauneen Garrahan (Fairfax Station, VA) claimed first-place finishes for the women, while senior Mike Page (Fargo, ND) picked up the lone individual victory for the men.
  • Jeffs Excel at Wesleyan
    January 15, 2005
    The Amherst College men's and women's indoor track teams grabbed 11 first-place finishes at the Wesleyan Invitational on Saturday. Senior Mike Page (Fargo, ND) took home individual wins in the 1,500- and 3,000-meter runs to lead the men, while sophomore Shauneen Garrahan (Fairfax Station, VA) paced the women with victories at 800 and 1,500 meters.
  • Whiting Named 18th-Annual Woody Hayes National Scholar-Athlete of the Year
    January 12, 2005
    Former Amherst College football, baseball and indoor track standout Paul Whiting (Mission Viejo, CA/Mission Viejo) was named the NCAA Division III male recipient of the 18th-Annual Woody Hayes National Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award, as announced by the University & Northwest Sertoma Club of Columbus, Ohio on Wednesday. The award recognizes one male and one female student-athlete from NCAA Divisions I, II and III for excellence in academics, athletics and community service.
  • Jeffs Open Indoor Track Slate at Northeastern Husky Carnival
    December 04, 2004
    Amherst College senior Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA) opened the indoor track and field season with a blazing time of 16:58.54 in the 5k - an automatic qualifying time for the women’s NCAA Championship meet - at Northeastern’s Husky Winter Carnival, held at the Reggie Lewis Center on Saturday. Sophomore Jon Ettinger (Chevy Chase, MD) led the Amherst men with an 18th-place showing in the 500-meter dash.