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INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD 2018-2019

Uniform order sheets
Freshmen                  Sophs                        Juniors                               Seniors

Indoor Sign ups-  Anyone who wishes to compete on the indoor team must complete this form.  (That includes Pre Season and XC guys)

Pre Season guys- Uniforms will be handed out this Thursday. 11/15

New Guys- Practice on Tuesday is at Central Park  Meet in the Cafe and we will send you up with some guys who are already on the team.  Guys who are coming over from JV football start practice the Monday after Thanksgiving.

CROSS COUNTRY 2018

Cross Country Schedule Posted
Workout Paces XC 2018


The Varsity and JV A
11/10 CHSAA Varsity and JV Championships-  For the 8th year in a row the Knights of 16th Street will be going to the NY State Federation meet.  (11th time in school history) (1999, 2000, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017). Branham Upton leads the team with a 3rd place finish. In the JV races, We had some great races espically from the Freshmen. Quincy Flett wins the JV A race and breaks 14 mins, Mike Hawkes hits 14:10 and Percy Moser runs in the 14:30's  The Sophs drop some hot times as well as Richard Toledo break 14:20 The JV A And JV C both end tied,but come up short on the tie breaker.

Top Times for the Season. and a list of the Freshmen who have qualified for Varsity Intersectionals 



Flett and Hawkes 1-2 in the frosh Championships.  James Banks wins the Soph B Race.
11/3 Frosh Soph Intersectionals-  A cold and rainy day in the park does not stop the Knights from putting up some impressive times.  Quincy Flett and Mike Hawkes both run 8:39 to go 1-2 (#8 and #9 ATX Frosh)  Quincy becomes the 5th Knight in the last 9 Years to win the individual Freshman title.  The Freshman lose a heartbreaker 50-54 to Chaminade.  The Frosh B and C Squads run very competitive races at grab 2nd in both races.  The Sophs continue their winning ways as they grab both races.  In the A Race Michael Tuffey paces the team with a 2nd place finish.  We get all 7 guys in the top 17 of the race.  Soild pact running.  In the B race, a statement was made as the Xavier Sophs scored a perfect 15 getting all 5 scorers under 16 minutes. Dominating performace.


10/27 NY Sectionals and City Champs-  Historic day for the Knights.  For the 2nd year in a row, we sweep the NYCHSAA and City titles on all levels.  For the 3rd year in a row, the Freshmen bring home the team title and the individual titles.  Hawles and Flett make a dangerous duo up front. Percy Moser drops a 16 second personal best to take 3rd for the team. All 5 scorers in top 10  In the B race, Will Taylor leads the team to a score of 18.  They take the top 3 spots.  Impressive depth by Mr. Bernstein's charges.  In the Varsity Race, Owen Hassler drops a SOph School record with a 13:09 posting to lead the team to its 4th Sectional and City title in a row. Branham Upton and Tuffey under 13:30 as we put 3 guys in the top 6 of the race. In the JV another Soph steps up, Macallister Whiting grabs 2nd overall to lead the JV. We have 3 sophs in the top 5 of the race, 6 guys in the top 11 of the race.  And to top off a great day in the park, the Parents put on a first class picnic.  A big thanks to all the parents involved in setting up this annual feast, special thanks to the Abernathys, O'Briens and Ruiz' for organizing the day.

10/20 NY XC Festival-  The Varsity runs a great team race and comes away with the win.  Some good times as we know have 7 guys at 14:00 or faster.  Oliver Branham Upton comes within half a second of breaking 13:00 and Dylan Abernathy does the same for 14:00.  The JV run a great team race as well  22 seconds between 1-5.  A greta tune up for this weekend.


10/20 Frosh Relays - The Frosh A team continues their winning ways taking the Frosh Relays for the 2nd year in a row.  Mike Hawkes catches Chaminade about 10 meters from the finish to get the win.  He runs 5:06 for his legTremendous legs by many of the Freshmen as they get ready for the Championship Season


10/13 Burnt Hills Invitational-  It has been a few years since we went North for this meet, but the change of pace really did us some good. In the JV B Race, sticking to the race plan, we saw our top 2 freshmen make their debut at the longer distance one to remember.  Hawkes and Flett made their move at mile 1 moving up thru the pack so that they had a 25 second lead over the race at mile 2.  They would go on to grab Gold and Silver in the race. Hot on their Heels was Julian Bastionello who pop a huge race to take 6th overall. Not to be outdone, The JV A toed the line and race a monster team race  They had a 25 second compression between the #1 and #7 guys (18 seconds between 1-5), 4 guys in the top 10 of the race and once again a late surge that saw them move from top 70 at the start of the race to top 20 at the end.  Next to the line (after Mr Dormer had chili for Lunch), was the Varsity.  They faced a tough test with Burnt Hills in the race (ranked #2 inthe state)  4 other ranked teams from NY and the top teams from Vermont, the Knights knew they had to run tought, and they did.  3 guys under 16 mins, all 7 under 17 mins. They would finish 3rd with an impressive sub 16 5 man average.  Overall a great fall day upstate.

10/12 All Hallows-  On the first real fall-like day the Knights take to VCP and throw down some hot times.  The Freshmen continue their winning ways, lead by Anderson and Moser who both run sub 9:40.  Leading the JV is Declan O'Dea who responds to the great weather by dropping a 16:14  Over all great results for a Friday afternoon meet.


10/10 NYCHSAA Sophomore Championships-
On the hottest Wednesday I can remember the Xavier knights steamrolled the rest of the league with a 26-93 victory over 2nd Place Regis.  We got 5 guys in the top 8 of the race and 7 in the top 14  a great team effort.


An individual win and a Team title  What a great Day
9/29 McQuaid Invitational-  The squad goes up north and comes back with some gold.  The day starts off with Marchesi running a great race and grabbing the JV title.  Next up were the Sophs who ran as a pack led by Jacob Goell and finished 3rd as a team in the largest race of the day.  Next up were the Varsity who were able defend their McQuaid win, grabbing back to back McQuaid title for the first time in school History.  results posted as long as team records for McQuaid  


9/29- Mayor's Cup- The Freshmen continue their undefeated season as the roll to a big win in the Mayor's cup.  They Grab the team title by almost 50 points.  Hawkes and Flett lead the squad in the battle for the best team inthe City.

9/22 Xavier Invitational- A perfectday at VCP. Low temperatures and the sky was Xavier Blue.  When the racing started, the Knights showed that they were ready to roll.  The Freshmen put 2 guys under 9 mins, 10 guys under 10 and remain undefeated on the season. (winning 3 meets in a row)  The Sophs toed the line next and in one of the largest races run at VCP this season, they showed great depth as the Soph take the win lead by Jacob Goell who cracks 15.  The Varsity had 3 guys under 13:25 and the raced with purpose and grab the team Title at our home meet for the 5 year in a row  Great pack running as 6 guys finish in the top 25.  Next up were the JV, Led by Matteo Marchesi the JV storms to a 2nd place finish  A great Day at the Park

A Special Thanks to the Guys who worked the meet, you helped make the meet a success.


9/17 Jim Scott 2 Mile Challenge-  For the past 26 years we have kicked off the season with this tradition.  Today the win streak continued as the Varsity scores a victory over FP in a great race that saw the top 5 runners in the race (3 Knights, 2 Rams) finish within 4 seconds of each other. The JV and the Frosh continue the winning by taking the races from FP as well


9/15 Jim Smith Invitational-  A great trip to Long Island as we net 3 top 10 finishes as a team.  the Sophs were led by Michael Tuffey and Owen Hassler as they go 1-2 in Soph race to lead the Sophs to a 2nd place finish.. Next up were the Juniors and Oliver Branham Upton ran a 40 second personal best at Sunken Meadow to take the individual crown and lead the Juniors to Victory. Calvin Flett and Ethan Rice both placed in top 15 of their race to help secue the victory.  The seniors were led by our Captians, (O'Brien, Abernathy, and Ruiz) and were able to grab 7th in the Senior race.

9/15 Regis Invitational- Meanwhile at VCP, the Frosh put on a show as they win the Regis invitational.  Quincy Flett leads the Frosh with a 9:05 posting.  Some great results out of the Sophs who competed here.  Future certainly looks bright.

Uniform Order sheets-  Here is the cost of the sweats and uniforms you will need for this year, along with optional items to buy.  Print out a copy of the sheet, put your name on it and bring the payment to the Athletic Department on 1L.  Uniforms will be distributed on Thursday Sept 13th.
Freshman Uniform Sheet                   Sophomore Uniform Sheet             Junior Uniform Sheet           Senior Uniform Sheet

 

SUMMER TRAINING SITE-Bookmark this site and add xaviertrack@xavierhs.org to your calendar to get the workouts directly to your phone

SIGN UPS FOR CROSS COUNTRY                    SIGN UPS FOR PRE SEASON


DIRECTIONS TO VAN CORTLANDT PARK

 BY TRAIN:    Take the 1 or 9 train to the last stop 242nd Street .  Exit walk toward the Burger King.

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.

DIRECTIONS TO Sunken Meadows

Take either the LIE or the Northern State parkway to the Sunken Meadow Parkway  Take the Sunken Meadow Parway into the Park

 

 

 

 

L.A.D.7/12/01

We 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.

PRACTICE SCHEDULE:
Varsity XC:  
Distance Squad Info
11/13  Central Park
11/14 Central Park
11/15 Central Park 
11/16 OYO
11/17 Federations or Jesuits
11/18 OFF

Soph XC:
11/13  Central Park
11/14 Central Park
11/15 Central Park 
11/16 OYO
11/17 Federations or Jesuits
11/18 OFF


Frosh XC:
11/13  Central Park
11/14 Central Park
11/15 West Side 
11/16 OYO
11/17 Federations or Jesuits
11/18 OFF

Pre Season:
Sprint Squad Info
11/13  Central Park
11/14 Xavier
11/15 Xavier 
11/16 Xavier
11/17 OYO
11/18 OFF

Throwers:
11/13 Central Park
11/14 Commons
11/15 Xavier
11/16 Xavier
11/17 OYO
11/18 Off

NEW GUYS:
11/13  Central Park
11/14 Central Park
11/15 Xavier 
11/16 Xavier
11/17 OYO
11/18 OFF

Bring 2 bottles of water to practice everyday.