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Feb 29 2012 - Cancelled Practices - March Break 2012
During March break there will be no proactices on the following days.
March 4th - Harry Miller - no practice
March 6&8 - UNBSJ - no practices
March 11 - Harry Miller - No Practice
Feb 29 2012 - Track ‘Vandalism’ at its finest
Hampton native Barry Britt is shown competing with the University of Idaho men’s track and field team at the Western Athletic Conference Championship last weekend in Nampa, Idaho. HIs squad placed first in the NCAA Division I event. Photo courtesy of Paul BrittTrack ‘Vandalism’ at its finest
Hampton native Barry Britt continued his record-setting ways over the weekend, helping his University of Idaho men’s track and field team clinch its first-ever Western Athletic Conference Championship.
The men’s Vandals squad placed first in the NCAA Division I event held from Feb. 23 to 25 in Nampa, Idaho. The Vandals scored 217.5 points, edging Utah State’s 212.5. The win was Idaho’s first WAC men’s title in any sport and an impressive improvement from last season’s last-place finish.
Britt contributed with a bronze-medal performance in the men’s 5000-metre final. His time of 14 minutes, 41.86 seconds established a New Brunswick indoor senior men’s record, nearly 10 seconds faster than the previous 1982 record of 14:51.5, set by Mike Taylor.
Britt also copped a silver medal in the 3000m men’s final. Britt’s performance earned him first-team all-WAC honours in both the 3000m and 5000m events. His next competition will be at the University of Washington Husky Last Chance Meet in Seattle on Saturday.
Britt will also suit up with the Canadian men’s senior national cross country team traveling to Port-of-Spain ,Trinidad to compete at the North American, Central American, Caribbean Cross Country Championship on March 17.Brunswick News encourages rich and vigorous debate from its customers and reserves the right to contact commenters to solicit further dialogue.
Feb 28 2012 - Hampton native helps Vandals clinch first championship
Hampton native helps Vandals clinch first championship28 Feb 2012 03:35PM
Hampton's Barry Britt
SUSSEX—Two medals won by Hampton runner Barrt Britt helped his University of Idaho men’s Track and Field team clinch its first ever Western Athletic Conference championship.
The Vandals placed first in the WAC’s NCAA Division 1 Championships that wrapped up Saturday in Nampa, Idaho. The Vandals scored 217.5 points, edging Utah State, who finished with 212.5 points. The win was Idaho’s first WAC men’s title in any sport and an impressive improvement from last season’s last place finish.
Britt took bronze in the men’s 5000-metre final and in the process he set a new indoor New Brunswick senior men’s record. His time of 14:41.86 is nearly 10 seconds faster than the record he eclipsed, a mark set in 1982.
Britt’s second medal was the silver variety. He placed second in the 3000m men’s final, and he was rewarded again with First Team All WAC Honors in both the 3000m and 5000m.
Britt’s next competition will be the University of Washington Husky Last chance meet in Seattle on Saturday. After that Britt will take his place on the Canadian Men’s Senior National Cross-Country Team as they travel to Trinidad and Compete At the NACAC (North American, Central American, Caribbean) Cross-Country Championships March 17.
Feb 17 2012 - Barry Britt - Selected for NACAC XC Champs
18 athletes named to 2012 NACAC Cross Country team
Athletics Canada announced today the athletes that will travel to Port-of-Spain, Trinidad for the 2012 North America, Central America and Caribbean (NACAC) Cross Country Championships to be held Saturday March 17. Port-of-Spain was good to the squad which competed at last year's edition with the junior men and women taking gold and the senior men and women winning silver. 2012 returnees Cameron Levins (senior men) and Maria Bernard (junior women) won silver and bronze respectively.
Thelma Wright, Head Coach of the NACAC Cross Country team has a clear objective for her squad. "The goal is to win the team competition in Trindad and it is attainable. We will be led by two-time national champion and 2011 NACAC runner up Cameron Levins." Wright is hopeful the junior squad will benefit from a great experience. "The juniors have their sights set on the World Junior championship later this summer, having seniors and juniors together on this team will develop a great sense of national team spirit, displaying the value of training and working together for common goals."
2012 Canadian NACAC Cross Country Team
Senior Men 8km
Harbour Main, Nfld.
Black Creek, B.C.
Junior Men 6km
Junior Women 4km
Niagara Falls, Ont.
Feb 15 2012 - NB Outdoor Track Champs
Victoria LeBlanc Patrick RileyTrack Leblanc, Healey power Saint John Track Club 15 Feb 2012 03:10AM
The Saint John Track Club used a combination of strong individual results and a large competitive squad to capture the overall title at the New Brunswick Indoor Track and Field Championships in Oromocto.
More than 30 members of the club took part, including Victoria Leblanc, who led the way in the girls’ 14-15 age group winning four events. She prevailed in the 60m, 200m, 800m and long jump.
On the men’s side, Cole Healey, in 12-13 category, also had a big day winning his four events – the 60m and 150m sprints, high jump and long jump.
Other multiple event winners were Hailey Guzik (high jump and 60m hurdles), Nick MacMackin (800m and 1500m), Rachelle McDonald (200m and long jump), Erik Klein (masters 60m and 200m) and Alex Coffin (masters 800m and 3000m).
Saint John Track Club winners
Members of the Saint John Track Club who placed first include:
Victoria Leblanc – 14-15 girls - 1st – 60m, 200m, 800m, long jump
Rachelle McDonald – senior girls - 1st – 200m, long jump
Hannah Arsenault – girls 16-17 1st – 3000m
Hailey Guzik – Junior girls - 1st – high jump, 60m Hurdles
Tanya Smatlay – senior girls - 1st – high jump
Lucy Atkinson – girls 12-13 - 1st - shot put
Katie Robinson – girls 16-17 - 1st – 1500m
Mary Jane MacAfee – senior girls - 1st – 60m hurdles
Cole Healey 12-13 boys - 1st – 60m, 150m, high jump, long jump
Erik Klein – master - 1st – 60m, 200m
Jacob Hayes – boys 16-17 - 1st – 200m
Jeff Cummings –junior men - 1st – 200m
Bruce Rosvall – masters - 1st – 400m
Andrew Vail – junior men - 1st – 800m
Nick MacMackin – Boys 16-17 - 1st – 800m, 1500m
Alex Coffin – masters - 1st – 800m, 3000m
Dean Strowbridge – masters - 1st – 1500m
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Feb 12 2012 - Saint John Track Club Wins Club Championship @ NB Indoor Track Champs
Oromocto N.B., February 11, 2012:A combination of strong results and a large competitive squad helped the Saint John Track Club capture the Provincial Club Championships at the 2012 NB Indoor Track Champs this weekend. Over 30 members of the Saint John Track Club competed at the event this past weekend in Oromocto. Clubs competed for total points to secure provincial club championships. SJTC was the largest track club in attendance.
The club was led by Victoria Leblanc in the girl’s 14-15 age group who won four events, the 60m, 200m, 800m and Long Jump. On the men’s side young Cole Healey, in age 12-13 category, had a big day also winning his four events, the 60 M & 150m sprints, high jump and long jump. Other multiple event winners were Hailey Guzik (High Jump and 60m Hurdles), Nick MacMackin (800m and 1500m), Rachelle McDonald (200m & Long Jump), Erik Klein (Masters 60m and 200m) & Alex Coffin (Masters 800m and 3000m).
All first Place finishers for the SJ Track Club are listed below.
Victoria Leblanc – 14-15 Girls 1st – 60m, 200m, 800m, Long Jump
Rachelle McDonald – Senior Girls 1st – 200m, Long Jump
Hannah Arsenault – Girls 16-17 1st – 3000m
Hailey Guzik – Junior Girls 1st – High Jump, 60m Hurdles
Tanya Smatlay – Senior Girls 1st – High Jump
Lucy Atkinson – Girls 12-13 1st - Shot Put
Katie Robinson – Girls 16-17 1st – 1500m
Mary Jane MacAfee – Senior Girls 1st – 60m Hurdles
Cole Healey 12-13 Boys 1st – 60m, 150m, High Jump, Long Jump
Erik Klein – Master 1st – 60m, 200m
Jacob Hayes – Boys 16-17 1st – 200m
Jeff Cummings – Junior Men 1st – 200m
Bruce Rosvall – Master 1st – 400m
Andrew Vail – Junior Men 1st – 800m
Nick MacMackin – Boys 16-17 1st – 800m, 1500m
Alex Coffin – Master 1st – 800m, 3000m
Dean Strowbridge – Master 1st – 1500m
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