The Lions put on a slew of strong performances this weekend at both the Colonial Relays at the College of William & Mary from Friday, April 6 to Saturday, April 7 and at the TCNJ Invitational from Friday, April 6 to Sunday, April 8.
After a subpar season opener at the Ross and Sharon Irwin Invite in San Diego, California on March 17, the Lions returned to the track for redemption.
At the Stockton Invitational on Saturday, March 31, both the men’s and women’s teams excelled, resulting in a second place finish for the women’s team and a fifth place finish from the men’s out of 15 competing schools.
The Lions traveled north to run in the NCAA Atlantic Region Championships from Friday, March 2 to Saturday, March 3 at Ithaca College. Competing with a total of 22 teams, the women’s team took sixth place while the men fell to 15th.
In a season full of dominating performances, the women’s track and field team left Staten Island, New York on Feb. 19 as New Jersey Athletic Conference indoor champions. This marks the women’s first indoor title since the 2011 season.
Competing against eight other conference opponents, the Lions came out on top, earning 225 points.
After a rough outing in Lawrenceville, New Jersey against Rider University on Feb. 2, the Lions looked to regain traction at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational which lasted from Friday, Feb. 9 to Sunday, Feb. 11.
The women’s track and field team competed in the John Thomas Terrier Classic at Boston University on Friday, Jan. 26. The team’s impressive showing was highlighted by sophomore Samantha Gorman and junior Kathleen Jaeger, who both set New Jersey Athletic Conference season records in their respective events.
Princeton’s New Year Invitational on Jan. 9 proved to be a tough endeavor, but the College did not back down. Sophomore Katie LaCapria and junior Kathleen Jaeger led the charge with their respective first and second place finishes in the 600-meter event, clocking in at 1:36.49 and 1:38.60.
The College’s track and field team kicked off its winter season by hosting the TCNJ Indoor Opener at The Armory Track in New York City on Saturday, Dec. 2.
The Lions competed against 12 other teams that included conference opponents Rutgers University-Camden, Ramapo College and crosstown rival Princeton University.
The College hosted the Lions Invitational on Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29. The Lions track and field team competed for two days at the TCNJ Track and Field Complex. Select members of the team also competed at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia on Friday, April 28.
At home, the hurdle events were highlighted by senior Jake Lindacher and freshman Daniel Pfluger. Lindacher placed fifth overall in the 110 meter hurdles, clocking in at 15.05. Pfluger also competed in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 56.39 and secured sixth place.