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.
Amherst College junior Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA/Collegiate School) and first-year Shauneen Garrahan (Fairfax Station, VA/Thomas Jefferson) finished second and third, respectively, in the 5,000-meter final at the NCAA Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Millikin University on Saturday, leading the Jeffs to a sixth-place tie with Carthage College in the final team standings.
Amherst College junior Carter Hamill (Richmond, VA/Collegiate School) earned her 12th All-America award and collected her third-ever national championship by winning the 10,000-meter run at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Millikin University on Thursday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Amherst men’s and women’s indoor track teams set four school records and added a number of other outstanding performances over the weekend at the New England Open Championships, held at Boston University.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.