Event: ECAC CHAMPIONSHIPS
Date: May, 12-14 2017
Location: Weaver Stadium, Princeton, NJ
Saint Peter's outdoor track and field teams will travel to Princeton to compete in the Eastern College Athletic Conference Meet from May, 12-14. The three-day event will start Friday at 4:30pm.
Last time Out
The Peacocks competed in the MAAC Championships on May, 8. Jermaine Lascelles won the outdoor high jump and placed third in the 400m dash event. Lascelles jumped a height of 2.05m in the high jump event claiming his second MAAC title of the season. He also finished the 400m dash with a time of 49.31s, which was good for the bronze medal. In the 4x400 relay, Marlowe Tooles, David Miller, Patrick Hamilton, and Dexter Valley finished fourth with a time of 3:26.88.
Meredith Przybocki led the women placing sixth in the high jump event with a jump of 1.60m and recorded a 10.70m in the triple jump. Avosuahi Albert, Victoria St. John, Suzenie St. Germain, and Ohunene Albert placed fourth in the 4x100m relays with a time of 49.93s.
Meet the Staff
Phyllis Anderson has taken on the role as Head Coach of the Saint Peter's cross country and track and field teams. Anderson has guided multiple MAAC individual champions in 2015-16 at the league's indoor and outdoor track and field championships. She has built A. Philip Randolph High School track and field program into a powerhouse leading them to nearly 20 consecutive Manhattan borough championships along with multiple indoor and outdoor New York City titles. Anderson has coached multiple Olympians, including gold medalist Natasha Hastings (Team USA 2008) and Barbara Selkridge (Antigua, 1988). Anderson holds a bachelor's degree from Queens College (NY) and a master's degree from City College of New York. Anderson is a recent inductee into the Armory Coaches Hall of Fame.
Joining the team is assistant coach, Rudy Thompson. Recently he coached at George Washington High School since 2012. He specializes in sprints, distance, along with field events, discus, pole vault, and shot put. Thompson earned a bachelor's degree from North Carolina A&T and a master's degree from Brooklyn College. In addition, he has also completed an advanced certificate at Brooklyn college and course work towards a masters at Touro College.