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College athletes impress at Penn Relays

April 29, 2009 Julia Ireland 1

The College of New Jersey track program hosted the annual Lions’ Invitational on Saturday, April 25. The men’s and women’s track and field teams collected a number of ECAC qualifying marks and a few NCAA provisional marks.

Tim Blashford, sophomore pole vaulter, said, “Any meet at home is always fun. […]

Lion of the week: Alex Sietsma

April 22, 2009 Julia Ireland 0

Sophomore pitcher Alex Sietsma recorded a pair of shutout wins starting with an 8-0 win over Rutgers-Camden University last Friday. She posted 14 strikeouts and a 0.45 ERA in three appearances this past week. […]

Runners find gold on home turf

April 15, 2009 Julia Ireland 0

The College proudly hosted the annual New Jersey Invitational on Saturday with competitors from more than a dozen colleges. The women’s track and field team won the meet and the men’s team claimed second place despite poor weather conditions.

The women won with 183 points, followed by Ithaca College. […]

Lions run with Division I athletes

April 8, 2009 Julia Ireland 0

The men’s and women’s track and field teams had a busy weekend as both teams competed among Division I athletes at the University of Pennsylvania Invitational on Sunday. At the invitational, the Lions earned more than 15 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC)-qualifying marks while three runners from the women’s track team ran at the Sam Howell Invitational hosted by Princeton University on Saturday. […]

College athletes impress at indoor NCAA’s

March 18, 2009 Julia Ireland 0

Both the men’s and women’s track and field distance medley relay teams earned All-American honors at the 2009 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships, held March 13 and 14 at the Rose-Human Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Ind.

Sophomore Dennis Waite, senior Rob McGowan, senior Pasquale DiGioacchino and sophomore TJ Bocchino represented the men’s team, which placed eighth with a time of 10:06. […]

Dirty Dozen: Lions win 12th straight NJAC title

March 4, 2009 Julia Ireland 0

Their busy schedule didn’t slow the College’s indoor men’s and women’s track and field teams. Both captured a 12th consecutive New Jersey Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship title at the 168th Street Armory on Feb. 23. The teams have won every indoor championship since the conference began conducting the meet in 1998. […]

Students find family at Visitation Home

February 25, 2009 Julia Ireland 2

Upon entering the Visitation Home in Yardville, N.J., there is an immediate feeling of stepping into a caring and loving atmosphere. Those living inside are constantly smiling and laughing, grateful to see friendly faces. The Catholic shared-living residence houses people with developmental disabilities and several live-in staff members. […]