Amherst College’s Elise Tropiano '09 (Plainview, NY) has been named to the 2009 ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America Women’s Track and Cross Country Second Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Elise Tropiano (Plainview, NY), a 2009 graduate of Amherst College and a former participant on the Jeffs’ cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field teams, has been nominated for the 2009 NCAA Woman of the Year Award by the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC). She is the second individual from Amherst in the past three years to be nominated by the conference for Woman of the Year, after Shauneen Garrahan was nominated in 2007.
Amherst College senior Elise Tropiano (Plainview, NY) has been named to the 2009 ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District Women’s Track and Cross Country First Team, which was announced yesterday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
The Amherst College men's and women's outdoor track and field teams wrapped up the ECAC Championships Friday afternoon with the men tying for 29th place and the women tying for 28th. The Lord Jeffs will see their 2009 season come to an end next weekend when select members head to Marietta, Ohio, for the NCAA Championships.
Competing against schools from Divisions I, II and III, the Amherst College men's outdoor track and field team placed 33rd at the Open New England Championships, while the women's squad finished 23rd. The Lord Jeffs return to action next weekend for the ECAC Championships.
The Amherst College men's and women's outdoor track and field teams each placed 14th at the Division III New England Championships held at Springfield College. The Lord Jeffs return to action next weekend for the Open New England Championships at UMass.
Following the completion of the 2009 NESCAC Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships, the 2009 NESCAC All-Conference Team has been announced. The top three finishers in each event during the championship, hosted by Connecticut College on Apr. 25, receive All-Conference recognition, with 16 members of the Amherst College teams claiming the honor this year. Of those 16 were three Lord Jeff men’s team members who grabbed honors in multiple events.
The Amherst College outdoor track and field teams were led at the UMass Invitational by senior Elise Tropiano and junior Dan Murner, who earned wins in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase and the men's 5,000-meter run, respectively.
The Amherst College men's and women's outdoor track and field teams each placed fourth at Springfield College on Saturday afternoon. Will Yochum won the 5,000-meter run to lead the Lord Jeff men, while Melissa Pritchard won the 3,000-meter steeplechase on the women's side.
With two All-America performances in the 5,000-meter run under her belt, Amherst College senior Elise Tropiano (Plainview, NY) earned the title of “national champion” when she took home first place in the 5k at the 2009 NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Ind. On the men’s side, Amherst College’s distance medley relay team placed seventh to cap off an impressive indoor season for the Lord Jeffs.
The NCAA track and field national committee has released the complete fields and heat sheets for the 25th annual NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field National Championships to be held at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology this Friday and Saturday. Select Amherst College runners will take part in the men’s distance medley relay and the women’s 5,000-meter run.
Junior Daniel Murner (Crestwood, KY) won the 3,000-meter run and 5,000-meter run to lead Amherst College at the 2009 Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Division III ECAC Championships. The Lord Jeff men finished second in a field of 50 teams, while the Amherst women tied for 19th place in a field of 51.
Select members of the Amherst College men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams competed in the 2009 Open New England Championships this past Friday and Saturday at the Boston University Track & Tennis Center. Competing against schools from Divisions I, II and III, the Lord Jeff men placed 25th in a field of 33 teams and the women placed 20th in a field of 32.
The Amherst College women's indoor track and field team placed eighth in a field of 24 teams at the Division III New England Championships. Senior Elise Tropiano won the 3,000-meter run and was part of the Jeffs' winning distance medley team.
Select members of the Amherst College men's and women's indoor track and field teams competed at Boston University's Valentine Classic, with senior Elise Tropiano highlighting the weekend by placing second in the 5,000-meter run.
The Amherst College women’s indoor track and field team placed second in a field of 10 teams at this past weekend’s Tufts University Invitational held at the Gantcher Family Sports and Convention Center, with the Amherst men finishing fourth in a field of 11 schools.
The Amherst College indoor track and field teams took part in their first scoring meet of the winter season Saturday afternoon at the Brandeis University Reggie Poyau Track Meet. The Lord Jeff women placed third in a field of nine teams, while the men finished fifth in a field of 10.
The Amherst College men's and women's indoor track and field teams opened the 2008-09 season this afternoon with a strong showing at the Smith Winter Classic. Individuals from the women's team won six events, while Lord Jeff men won a pair of events.