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TRACK AND FIELD 2013
5/26 CHSAA Championships- Here is who has qualified for Varsity Champs. Here is the reporting times for the meet this weekend. Reporting times in RED Freshman can leave after their events, Varsity athletes see Mr. Dormer.
If you need a ride, sign up HERE. Do so by 12 noon Friday
Sign up for the Bus Here. By Saturday Morning 9 a.m.
Frosh Intersectionals- The Frosh show how tough they are.
The injury bug took down two of their top athletes, but they battle back
to finish just 4 points out of 4th place.. Great performances by
Cocoves in the Triple and High Jumps, Pastihla in the Javelin,Raslowsky in
the steeple, Ronan, Delmond and Quesada in the 800, Chin in the 400, the
4x400 and 4x800 relays. All combine to tally 21 points.
5/11- Loucks Games- The DMR runs the #2 ATX breaking the famed 10:30 barrier. Isidro Camacho hits 1:57 for the open 800 to nab the #3ATX. Karam has another monster race as he posts a 4:25 for the Mile. Midgett keeps bringing home the hardware as he takes 6th in the High Jump
This weekend we have Jesuit Championships.
Event Assignments Here
4/25-4/27 Penn Relays- Some great performances by the 12 guys who raced at the historic Penn Relays. The 4x800 breaks 8 minutes for the 2nd time in Outdoor school history. The 4x100 posted the #4 ATX in the event and the 4x400 brings home the hardware with Bronze medals in their heat while posting the fastest time of the year.
4/27- Gold Rush- Freshmen and Sophomores step up big time and we see some ATX performances. Christian Razlowski runs an impressive 2000 Steeple almost breaking 7 minutes for the race. Stephanos Cocoves jumps 5'6" to take 2nd place and make his way in to the Frosh Records. Lambert and Ciriacks continue to post some eye opening performances. John Rice has a banner day as he hits 3 pr's in one day.
4/19-4/20 NY Relays- A Great day at the stadium. We take 3rd in the Invitational 4x1600 with a school record. We take 2nd in the Invitational SMR with a great last minute surge by Isidro Camacho.
4/20 Big Blue Invitational- Frosh win the SMR and the 4x200 Total result to come
4/13 Mayor's Cup- In a close battle, we take 2nd place to Fordham Prep. we had some great races, Nick Karam hits #3ATX on his way to 3rd place in the 3200 run. John Rice and Jordan Berka impress with great times to start their steeple season. John Rice sets the Varsity record dipping under 9:50 and Jordan breaks 10:15. We score in 9 events.
If you need a uniform, see Mr. Dormer. We
have the Upperclassmen uniforms in, we are still waiting for the next
shipment of Freshman uniforms to come in, but we will work something out.
4/3- CHSAA Relays- Never felt so cold, but the team ran great. We take gold in the Soph 4x200, The Varsity High jUmp and Triple Jump Relays. We take silver in the Varsity 4x1600 relay, Varsity 4x200, Varsity 4x400, Frosh DMR and Jav Relay. Some gutsy performances despite the weather. A great way to start the season
Break Practice Schedule- Here is all the info you
need and if you are away there are work outs listed for everyone.
3/28 Dual Meet vs. Fordham- Some great races to start the season.
Freshman and Sophomores: Here is the uniform price list for Outdoors. Click Here. If you ran Indoors or Cross Country you already have the uniform. Any Sophomore who wants to buy the Varsity Nike Jacket and Nike Running pants ,can do so at this time.
We will be using this form every time we will be providing transportation to a meet. So that means that you will have to sign up for a ride prior to each meet. We will take attendance on the bus. If you do not sign up, you will have to get to the meet on your own. Directions are below.
CHECK THE WEB PAGE EVERYDAY AS PRACTICE LOCATION MIGHT CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER.
TRACK AND FIELD 2012-2013
3/1- NY Federation State Championships- Two Jumpers (Lambert and Midgett) and Jimmy Buckley take the annual trip up to Cornell University. Some solid jumps by Lambert the CHSAA Triple Jump Champ, and Buckley was able to bring home a 3rd place medal from the Intersectional Medley Relay.
2/21- 2/22- Georgetown Invitational- Some good times posted on the annual trip to our nations Captial. The Freshmen step up and score on the Varsity level. Encouraging signs for the future.
2/17 CHSAA Varsity
Championships- The Jumpers show up bring time. Scott
Midgett grabs silver with his 6'2" leap and also grabs a NY State
Federation spot. Not to be outdone, the Soph Horizontal Jumpers,
Lambert and Ciriacks shine in the triple jump. Both go over 42' feet to
make the finals. Charlie Lambert leaps out to a 44'4" to grab
the CHSAA State title and a NY State Federation spot. Cal goes 42'1
1/4" to get 4th. Just incredible jumping by this trio. Congrats
to Coach Matt Febles for being able to get a CHSAA Triple Jump Champ in
every school he has ever coached at.
2/16- Millrose Games- We put down a monster race and break 8:00 for the 1st time Indoors. Impressive legs by all especially Eliot Kaufmann who runs 1:54.9(1:55.05 FAT) The fastest relay leg in school history You can watch a replay on ESPN 3. Just Fast forward to 3:35:20
2/3- CHSAA FROSH/ SOPH CHAMPIONSHIPS-A valiant effort by the Underclassmen as they compete against the whole league. A tight time schedule and some breaks that do not go our way, but the Freshman and Sophomores rally and put up a good fight. On the Soph Level, The Sprinters undertake an ambitious double by running in the 4x200 finals (taking 2nd) and coming back 25 minutes later to run the 4x400( taking 3rd.) Along the way they grabbed the Soph School Record in the 4x200. John Rice was able to secure 2nd in the 3200 meters and combine with the distance squad of Sternglass, Vazquez and Camacho to take 3rd in the 4x800 with an #2 ATX SOPH Ranking. In the Filed side of things, Charlie Lambert again soared over 42' in the triple and was able to secure the silver medal in the process. On the Freshman side, Dominick Ronan was able to take 2nd in the 600 in School Record time. Tony Cruise got 5th in the 1000 coming out of the 2nd heat. The Freshman 4x800 of Cruise, Sanatana, Ovalles, and Clarke also came away with the 5th place Medals. Peter Giglio had a tough day in the cage but he was able to fight his way to the finals and grab the bronze in the freshman SHot Put.
Also keep in mind that the CHSAA VARSITY CHAMPIONSHIPS this year will be Feb 9th at the ARMORY.
The day started with the Freshman and Weights going for their own titles. Monster races by Tony Cruise, Jon Chin as the scored individually and then joined Thomas Clark and Javier Ovalles to medal in the DMR. Dominick Ronan takes the Frosh 800 in 2:07 and earns him the MVP Award for the meet. This is the 3rd year in a row a Xavier Frosh has taken home this title (4th time in 5 years). The weight team was led by the relays as the scored in all the relays. Kevin So sets the Junior Weight School record in the 200 as he rips off a 25.5.
The Varsity Meet started with Eliot Kaufmann running a dominant 800, he cruised thru the 400 in 60 and closed in a 58 to post the #2ATX for the indoor 800 and take his 1st Sectional Title of the day. He was quickly followed in the scoring by the 4x400 of Santos-Shevett, Kurpis, Lopata and Yanni who got up for 5th place with a 3:40 posting. While this was going on the Jumpers began to flex their collective muscles as between the High Jump (2nd and 3rd) and The Triple Jump (1st and 4th) the pulled in 15 big points. The 3200 meter run was a great race as John Rice, Nick Karam, Braham Berg and James Galasso all pr'ed. John Rice took 1st place, the meet record and the school record all in one race. Nick Karam got in for 3rd and Braham Berg for 4th. We took in 11 points in that one event. As the meet progressed, we started to see the points roll in and some great performances. Mike Bracco ran a personal best in the 55 to break 7. Next on the track was Jimmy Buckley and Lou Vazquez in the 1000 meters. Buckley went right after the race leader, Galford from Farrell and it quickly became a two man race, with Buckley breaking 2:40 to secure 2nd place. The next scoring race for us was the 600 meters, Billy Dunn showed the determination of the seniors by scoring out of the 3rd heat. Billy hits a monster pr to take 5th place. Then in the sprints, Soph Steven Sgarloto set the Soph School Record to qualify for the finals where he would finish 5th and Isidro Camacho runs a great 400 to take 2nd and Nick Musiacchio (Moose) break 54 to take 6th. AT this point the score was 45.25-44 Fordham over Xavier with 3 events to go. Then came the 1600, Eliot Kaufmann capped a great day taking 1st and Nick Karam grabs 4th to get us 8 needed points. The Score is now 52-49.25. Our final scoring chance came in the 4x800 as we took 2nd and 5th to get 5 needed points. AT that put the meet out of reach at We took home the 1st NYCHSAA Indoor Title in School History.
1/16 Millrose Trials- What a great night. The 4x800 ran an impressive 8:01.91 to set the school record and qualify for both the Boston Indoor Games and Millrose Games for the 2nd year in a row. Freshman Dominick Ronan ran a great leadoff leg, lowering his personal best to 2:03 ( fastest 800 relay split be a freshman in school history), Isisdro Camacho then lead a balanced attack that saw the next 3 legs all break 2:00, with Buckley and Kaufmann completing the squad. The B team posted some impressive times as Hank Camacho lowered his pr to 2:04, JC rice to 2:07 and Nick Karam hit 2:05. The Sprints the 4x2 finished 1 second out of qualifying for the new CHSAA 4x200 event at Millrose, but they still lowered our season best time.
1/12 Stanner Games- Some good races on the day. Highpoint was certainly the 4x800 running the #3ATX with Freshman Dominick Ronan leading off in a personal best of 2:05. The Upperclassmen ran a 6:02 combined for 3 legs to bring our time down to 8:08.42 TOP 25 in the Nation.
1/4/13 Hayes Games- Some great races in this late night meet. The Frosh run some hot times in the 600.
Christmas Break Schedule- Here is what you are expected to do. If you are away it is your responsibility to get the work in. CHAMPIONSHIPS start the 4th of January. IF you take the time off, the season will be lost. IT IS THAT SIMPLE. DO THE WORK. There is something for everyone to do everyday even if you are not going away.
12/30- CHSAA Novice Weight Champs/ Varsity Invite- Here are some of the times, splits will be added ASAP.
12/28- Varsity Sprinters have Practice at Xavier at 10 a.m. Everyone else is on their own.
12/27 Christmas Classic- The distance guys take full advantage of their opportunity to run the 1500, bringing home 2 golds in the events and setting the Varsity Soph and Frosh school records in the event.
12/22- Grinch Games- A great way to start the Christmas break, lots of personal bests, Dominic Ronan wins the Frosh 800 by 8 seconds then runs sub 57 for the 400. 7 guys dip under 5 for the 1600 on the day.
12/19- Jumpsfest/ Throw Down- So great performances for a midweek meet. The throwers take 2 of 3 events with Carpio and Giglio taking the gold. Blake Cottam ties the school vault record and Charlie Lambert continues the streak of making the ATX list with his long jump.
Anyone who is going to miss any meets or practice this
break needs to notify Mr. Dormer in writing before Wednesday.
Presently only 3 ( Kaufmann, Sgarlato, Santos-Shevett) have done so.
Therefore All will be expected at the meets on 12/22, 12/27, 12/30.
As well as any practices that we decide to schedule.
12/21 Annual Team Breakfast- This year's breakfast
will take place Friday Morning at 7:30 a.m. in 3L7
12/19 Jumps Fest/ Throw Down- All Jumpers and Throwers are going to this meet. The Bus leaves Xavier after 8th Period and will return to Xavier at around 7:30 p.m. Events will be posted on Tuesday
Here are directions to Fordham University.(Bronx campus)
Directions-- Directions to the venues of Competition will be posted here
Fordham Universtity Directions By Car:
Take either the
East Side: Take the
From the East:
Take either the
Take the D train to the
The #ís 9,12 and 22 buses stop at
12/1- Fordham Kick Off Meet- The Sprinters get the season rolling with the first action of the season. They take 1st in the Soph 400, Varsity 400, Varsity High Jump and Varsity 4x200.
Freshmen can pick up their uniforms Today and Thursday.
Races for this weekend will be posted on Thursday.
WE ARE GOING TO HAVE PRACTICE
TOMORROW 12/1 AT EAST RIVER AT 9 A.M
Since the weather is going to be nice next week, we will be outside Monday Tuesday and Wednesday.
.Here is the uniform price lists. You will be able to buy your uniforms starting Monday. .
Anyone else who wishes to sign up needs to see Mr. Dormer personally.
CROSS COUNTRY 2012
11/24- NXN Regionals- The cross country season ends with a successful run at Nike Regionals. The Knights run a competitive team race as Berka, Berg and Buckley (the killer B's) all post personal bests.
11/17- NY State Federations- A great performance by the squad at Feds. The #2ATX team finish. We beat some great teams, (Farrell, Burnt Hills, Shen) and had some great individual races, A great way to cap the season
In Freshman Action, Christian Raslowsky takes 3rd in a highly competitive race to lead the Frosh squad to a 6th place finish overall. Ronan and Cruise under 10 minutes to help the cause. In the Frosh B Race, Patrick Sullivan paces the squad to a 6th place finish.
Hopefully all of you are safe. I have not heard from many of you and would appreciate it if you could text me that you and your families are safe. (516) 220 2492. Make sure to include your name with the text. My family is safe, but we do not have power so I will be using twitter to get in touch with you. So make sure you are signed up.
Here is what you should do on your own if we do not have
school for the rest of the week.
Thursday- Recovery run for all. Varsity and JV 45 Minutes Frosh and Soph 40 Minutes
Friday Varsity and JV 2 Mile warm up 8x30 meters
with 5 mins active rest 3 mile warm down.
Saturday- TBA - I will tweet out what we are doing.
Sunday- Long Slow Distance for all Varsity 60 minutes, JV 55 Minutes, Frosh 50 Minutes.
Anyone who would like to buy the 2012 XC long sleeve white shirt($20) or the varsity maroon sweatshirt($35). (Both for $50). Please let Mr. Dormer know, we have a few of each left. (different sizes available) 1st come, 1st served. You can send the order in with your son or email Mr. Dormer.
Since school is closed on Monday. Everyone should
take the day off from running, but they should do their core exercises.
Not to be outdone, the Varsity wrote some
of their own history. The 5 man average school record had always
previously been based upon the best times in a season. Well, at
Sectionals, the Varsity posted the fastest 5 man average. They did it in
one race, not a year. The team took a shot at Farrell and lost a
close one 31-40. Rice and Kaufman led the way taking 2nd and 3rd
respectively. Top 5 all in the top 16 of the race.
10/20- NYC XC Festival/ FP Frosh Relays- Not to be outdone by the Sophomores this week. The Juniors and Seniors take the A Race at the NYC XC Festival. Tight pack running help the team dominate league rivals, Molloy, Kellenberg, Regis, and Fordham. The Varsity average 13:51 as a squad. The JV take 2nd in a spirited race, led by a personal best by Nick Peragine who hits 15:04. At the Frosh Relays, The A squad takes 4th as Christian Raslowsky runs the fastest time in school history for the leadoff leg 6:03 for 1.2 miles. The B, C and D teams post impressive times as 8 runners break 6 minutes for 1500 meters on the day.
10/12 All Hallows- After a great day of fun and Hot dogs at Maroon and Blue Day, the team saw split squad action. The Frosh win and the JV take 2nd. Christian Conlon takes a huge step by dropping his time to 15:14 to lead the squad.
10/13 Burnt Hills- A great day in the cold up north. John Rice takes down another school record. We get 8 guys under 17 minutes and 18 guys under 18 minutes. Solid races in all three races as the JV impress with some great team running.
10/6 Mayor's Cup- A great effort by the JV squad as they take on the best teams in the city. They run great and get 5 scorers across the line in the space of 9 seconds. Great pack running. The Freshman had a great day as they take 3rd in the Frosh Race. Some major improvements as the Freshmen start to believe in themselves.
10/6- For those not racing this weekend- Here is
what You need to Do for the next 3 days.
Check out this video from Matt Benson the Real McQuaid. An excellent video about the race.
9/17 Jim Scott 2 Mile Challenge- After school on Monday the Varsity defended their Jim Scott title against Fordham Prep and Regis in a dominant fashion. Taking places 1-4 and posting an incredible 10:07 5 man average for 2 miles. The Knights showed that they are ready to race. The JV were equally impressive with a 5:01 5 man average for 1 mile and getting all scorers across the line in the space of 12 seconds. John Rice wins the individual honors, the 12th time a Xavier runner has done that in the last 20 years.
9/15 Regis Invitational-A nice start at VCP on a beautiful day. The team runs aggressively and we got some great results.
9/15 Briarwood Invitational- A great way to start the season, a trip to Philly, some great races and a trip to Sonic. We had an improvement of over 1 minute on our 5 man average over last year. An impressive start.
Cross Country Schedule Has been Updated. Just click on Schedule button.
Also Check out new website www.runningsons.com Chris Chavez '11 is tracking all the Sons of Xavier that are competing in college presently. (there are alot of them) (But it seems his pal Keith Mesidor gets the most press)
Directions to Van Cortlant Park.(VCP) are listed Below
CROSS COUNTRY TRAINING HOME- The calendar, training paces and circuit training requirements are posted here. If you do what we ask of you we will be successful. If you just signed up, you must email Mr. Noga or Mr. Dormer to get access to the calendar. WE NEED EVERYONE'S 2 MILE TIME SO IF YOU DID NOT SUMBIT IT DO SO NOW.
CROSS COUNTRY SIGN-UPS - Fill out this form to sign-up for Fall Cross-Country, including for pre-season conditioning for Sprinters, Jumpers, and Throwers
INCOMING FRESHMAN CROSS COUNTRY SIGN-UPS- Fill out this form to sign up for the Cross Country team. No experience necessary. Here is the training schedule for incoming Freshman.
the 1 or 9 train to the last stop
The park is diagonally across from Burger King. We meet at the benches that are right where you enter the Park
BY CAR : Take the Major Deegan Expressway to the Van Cortlandt Park South exit. As you exit bear right. Continue straight ahead toward Broadway, bear right at Broadway. Proceed down Broadway to the area of the Park diagonally across from Burger King.
SUMMER TRAINING Click here for all the info you need. Incoming Freshmen email Mr. Dormer ASAP. at firstname.lastname@example.org XC Training Schedules Updated Spread the word. See which Sprinters are running Varsity XC.
now have a twitter page so we can send text messages to all
athletes/parents in case of any last minute changes. You can view
our page on-line at www.twitter.com/xaviertrack
You will need to set up a twitter account first then Text FOLLOW xaviertrack to 40404. Text exactly what is in blue. If you do this on your cell phone, whenever we post something on our twitter page, you will get a text message. This will only be used for last minute changes.
Hurdlers (All levels):
Jumpers (All levels):
Bring a bottle of water to practice everyday.
CROSS COUNTRY RECORDS are UPDATED by 11/28/11