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OUTDOOR TRACK 2009
Summer Workouts- Posted Here. If you have any questions, please speak to Mr. Dormer or Mr. Noga.
For anyone who is interested, the 5th
Annual Breezy Point Biathlon
in Memory of Bill Mullaly-will
be held on
Saturday, June 27, 2009 10:00 a.m. in lovely Breezy point, NY. Click
here for an application. The meet director is our very own Ryan
6/10 Team Awards Dinner- Please buy your tickets from the Athletic
Department by June 8th so we can have an accurate count. Tickets are
$15 each. Athletes should be in Summer Dress code.
6/6 Eastern States- A great way to end the season as records fall and personal bests are set. Sternglass hits 1:58 and Jake Busuttil grabs the Frosh Triple Jump Record.
5/27 CHSAA PENTHALON- Yesterday, we had some great performacnes at the CHSAA Pentathlon championships. In addition to competing against other schools, the teammates competed against each other for Xavier pride. We had the largest number of athletes at the meet and we certainly had the most fun.
5/23 CHSAA Championships- A historic day for Xavier High School. Pat Green wins the Javelin to become the first throwing event varsity city champ for Xavier since Lawrence Pugh won the Shot Put in 1954. Not to be outdone the Freshmen quartet of Spooner, Lowe, Wagner, and Koonce run 3:36.48. This is a new school record, but it is also the CHSAA LEAGUE RECORD. In the 80 plus year history of the league, no freshmen 4x400 has every run faster. An amazing accomplishment. In addition to these high points, we posted one of the best days of the year as a team.
5/16 NYCHSAA Weight Championships- With the numbers of weight runners down on the team from last year, the weight squad rose to the occasion trying to defend their title from last year. The weight team claimed 7 sectional champions on the way to a close 2nd place finish. The day was highlighted by Jake Busuttil who claimed both the midget long jump and high jump crowns. Not to be out done, Chris Velez took the Junior 200 and Long jump crowns. A spirited performance by all.
Frosh/Soph Championships- NYCHSAA FROSH CHAMPIONS.
5/9 Loucks Games- While the action was taking place down at Randall's Island, a few of the upperclassmen when against the best of the east coast. The 3200 meter relay posted their fastest time of the year.
5/3 Jesuits- It was wet, but the Xavier team came to compete. The JV took the title for the 2nd year in a row, and the Junior dominated varsity came up big clinching 2nd place with a dominant performance in the 200 meters. Despite the weather, records fall. The Freshmen 100 and 200 records get claimed by Gabe Spooner, Keith Mesdior ties the Soph 200 record on a day that saw him take 3 gold medals. Juan Martir runs a monster pr in the 3200 meter run to claim the #2ATX SOPH in that event. Shane Brunner and Dan Lee go 1-2 in the 400 hurdles in big pr's. Jordan Elie-Vieux and Jose Miranda show the underclassmen the way to do things by running very tough doubles. (3200-800, and 3200- 1600). If you won a medal, please come to 3L7 to pick it up.
4/24-4/25 115th Edition Penn Relays-The weather was great and the times showed it. For the first time, two freshmen ran in the 4x400 and the times were impressive. We ran the 3rd fastest time at Penn in all my years here at Xavier. On the up side, all those who ran will be returning next year, so we gained some valuable experience.
4/15 CHSAA RELAY CARNIVAL- The weather was just like every other day during this season so far, cold, wet and windy. Once again this did not deter the knight s as the stormed around the track and posted some tremendous times and great performances in the field events. The Frosh DMRs set the tone for the day as they took 1st, 4th and 9th places. The Varsity 4x1600 relay ran a great race as they post the #4ATX time, while the Soph 4x1600 set the school record. The Freshmen continue their dominant day winning the 800 meter relay. Not to be outdone the field events posted some school records of their own. The Javelin Relay posted the school record and #3ATX performance en route to taking 2nd and 4th place over all. The Freshmen Shot relay took 2nd place as well as they set the school record.
4/11 NYC MAYOR'S CUP- A fierce wind and driving rain did not stop the team from posting some good times. The weather forced the cancellation of some events, but we really ran some great relays.
The Easter Break schedule. Make sure you check here for details. There are still some things that need to be changed but for the most part it is complete. Who is competing in which event is still be worked out for some of the meets. For the Mayor's Cup and NY Relays, if you are competing you are expected to get there on your own. We will have a bus for the CHSAA Relay Carnival.
4/8 3rd Annual Dual Meet vs Fordham- Here are the results from the meet. While the weather was a little cold, we were able to put together some impressive races as the younger members of the team step up and show some speed. The freshmen win 4 events. Jake Busuttill tries the low hurdlers for the first time and grabs the victory. Gabe Spooner wins two events. Greg Watch runs a great time for the 1600. Chris DeLorenzo shows what some practice can do for a Steeplechaser as he looks like a pro going over the barriers. Avery Sternglass grabs the victory in the steeple.
4/4 Mount Relays- The season gets started in a big way. The Freshmen take 1st and 4th in the 3200 relay, then they come back to take 2nd in the 4x400. Not to be outdone, The Sophs take 2nd in the 3200 relay and the Varsity take 4th. Pat Green starts his Javelin season with a victory, and Havlieck takes 3rd with a 128' pr. Overall a tremendous start to the season.
Outdoor schedule is posted.
INDOOR TRACK 2008-2009
3/7 NY State Champs- Brian King represents Xavier at the NY State meet. Brian runs a very competitive race.
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2/9 VARSITY CLASSIC- The DMR runs 11:01.
2009 CHSAA FRESHMEN INDOOR TRACK CHAMPIONS
2/8 CHSAA SOPH CHAMPIONSHIPS- The Sophs run tough and take 10th place in their championships. Ivan Caesar and Juan Martir join the sub 5 club. Tom Conroy runs a huge pr in the 1000 to grab 5th place. Keith Mesidor over comes disappointment in the Triple jump to Soar to the Long jump crown. Justin Warren earns his steak dinner by breaking 40' in the shot put.
1/31 Midterm Madness/
Mayor's Cup- Overall a great tune up for the CHSAA championships
which will occur over the next two weekends. The Varsity 3200 meter
relay took 4th at the Mayor's Cup event though the event started over an
hour early. The Video is below. Evan Ferrer hits 10'6 in the Pole Vault. Meanwhile at Fordham
the team posts some great performances as the Sophs roll in the 800 and
1/25 NYCHSAA Weight/ Varsity Champs- The weight team put together some great performances. Lead by Jethro Abraham's 2nd place in the 55 dash and the Junior 3200 meter relay's silver medal performance. On the Varsity side, Jordan Elie-Vieux shows how tough he really is with a monster double in the 3200-1600. Jose Miranda runs a huge pr in the 1000 for a 6th place finish. Shane Brunner drops a 6 second pr in the 600. The Sophomore distance squad rolls to a 2-3-4 finish in the Novice 1600 Meter run. Overall a great day for Xavier.
1/16 Jesuits- A great team effort. On the final meet before midterms, the freshmen continue to impress. Dom DeNiro pr's in the Hurdles to help the Varsity Relay take 3rd place, thuis earning his Varsity letter. Gino Giglio adn Colm Mulvany take down the Frosh Shot Relay record with a total of 81'4", over a 12 foot improvement. The Frosh DMRs show the depth of the team as the top 3 teams place in the top 6. The A Team of Kane, Koonce, Spooner, and Maiocco take 2nd and make the record books with the #3 performance. John Maiocco runs a huge PR in the 1600 leg, almost joining the Sub 5 CLub. Not to be out done the Varsity 3200 meter relay of King, Elie-Vieux, Danny Lee, and Sternglass capture the gold, with 3 legs running pr's.
1/14 Millrose Time Trials- A great effort as the Varsity 2 team posts an 8:21.44 time. All legs are within 1 second of each other. Good enough to rank in the top 25 in NYS and top 50 in the Nation.
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1/9 HAYES GAMES- The Freshmen continue what the Sophomores started. They score in every event, most events had multiple scorers. They amass 22 medals. 2 Frosh school records fall,. Gino Giglio throws the shot 47'10.5 to take the event and the 35 year old school record. (old record held by G. Turczyn 46'.75" 1974). Gabe Spooner takes the 300 records and event with a 40.2 posting. (old record held by V. Esposito 41.12 1/28/07). They take 2nd place as a team. The varsity( a split squad) step up to claim 5th place as a team, with Brian King taking 2nd in the 1000 M run to lead the way. Results To be added
1/9/ NYCHSAA SOPH CHAMPS- The day started off great as the sophs step up to some great performances. Keith Mesidor claims the sectional triple jump title. The 3200 meter relay runs a gutsy race coming back off little rest to claim 3rd place medals. Overall a superb team effort that set the tome for the weekend. Results To be added
1/3 CHSAA Novice and Weight Champs- Jethro Abraham and Matt Hayes claim individual city titles. Evan Ferrer sets the indoor vault record. The Weight team takes 3rd and the Novice take a top ten finish.
12/29 NJ Holiday Relays- The trip to Jersey yields 4th place medals in the 3200 meter relay.
12/29- Grinch Games- The team shakes off some rust and posts some impressive races. The freshmen continue to impress. Jack Kane wins an impressive 1600 with a monster kick, John Maiocco and George Acevedo follow up with 2 sub 3:10 races in the 1000. Gabe Spooner and Jon Koonce go 2nd and 3rd in the 300. Dom DeNiro and Giancarlo Schillaci go 2,3 in the 55 hurdles. The Sprinter shine as Keith Mesidor wins the soph 300 and Vin Espositio takes 2nd in the Junior 300. The Soph Distance Squad continues to show consistent improvement as Tom Conroy breaks 5:10 for the 1600. Congrats to Gabe Spooner on earning his Varsity Letter.
12/22 Spike Shoe Meet- Gabe Spooner brakes the Freshmen 55 meter record. (Old record was held by Justin Mascall 7.0 set in 2003). Some results missing, will be filled in as soon as we get them.
Keep in Mind the team holiday party is this Friday 7:30 a.m. in 3L7. Seniors bring bagels, Juniors bring donuts, Sophomores bring juice, and the Freshmen are to bring cups, plates and napkins. Here is what you have been waiting for the Christmas Break Practice Schedule. If you are going to missing anything, you need to speak with Mr. Dormer personally.
12/6 Polar Bear Meet - The first annual Polar Bear Meet was a tremendous success as the team traveled to the lovely confines of Kellenberg's Unionadale complex. While there was a nip in the air there was little or no winds so the times were fast. The day started with the Freshmen taking 3 of the top 4 spots in the 55 Hurdles, and The Frosh milers going 1-2. Not to be outdone, the Soph milers ran as a pack and took 1-4 with 4 huge personal bests. The Freshmen showed tremendous range as we had 18 freshmen break 70 for the 400 over the course of the day. All in all a great day on Long Island. IF YOU MISSED THE MEET SEE MR DORMER TODAY.
WEIGH INS WILL BE HELD THIS WEEK, CHECK WITH MR.DORMER TO FIND OUT WHEN YOU NEED TO REPORT.
Here is the practice schedule for the next 2 weeks. Read the schedule carefully and check with Mr. Dormer if you have any questions. For the runners, if you have not braved the cold for the past 2 weeks, do not expect to enter the warm confines of the Armory too soon
Here is the Order form for Equipment. Please adhere to the deadline.
INDOOR SCHEDULE IS POSTED
11/15 Jesuit Champs- Once again the rains came this season, Once again Jordan Elie-Vieux paced the varsity. The team ran one of its most competitive races this year with 3 runners placing in the top 20 of the race. The Freshmen were able to take down Fordham Prep with a balanced attack that saw 5 runners break 10 minutes once again. The JV showed that the sophs and the juniors are ready to step up for next year.
11/10 Top Times- Here is what we have done so far this season with one last race to go.
11/8 CHSAA CHAMPS- On
one of the worse weather days in a while, The Xavier Knights took the line
for the CHSAA champs. When the dust settled, Jordan Elie-Vieux had secured
a NYS berth for the second year in a row. There were some great races by
the underclass men as 4 sophomores place on the JV A which was lead by
Ivan Caesar and 2 Freshmen are among the top 5 for JV B
11/2 NYC Marathon - Once again, the Xavier alumni run this historic race
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10/18 NYC Cross Country Festival- The day starts off with a bang as the Freshmen A team rises to the occasion. Watch, Pucik, Acevedo, Travers, and Maiocco combine to break 30 minutes for the cross country relay. Dan Morgan takes 4th place in the Freshmen Overflow race. Xavier has 22 Freshmen compete on the day. The Varsity squad takes the B Race as 4 of the runners hit big pr's. Brian King breaks 15 minutes for the first time in a big way. Chris DeSalvo fires off a 51 second pr over the fames 2.5 mile course. Not to be out done the JV team takes 3rd place with a 15:09 5 man average. Mike Cunningham breaks 15 in a big way as two sophs fight their way one to the top 7 for this meet. Over all a great day in the Bronx, but then again aren't they all.
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10/11 Manhattan College Invitational- The Top 13 Frosh and the Top 7 Sophs go to the largets meet in the country to get some great experience. Some great times as the Soph get 4 runners under 16 minutes for the first time this year. Ivan Caesar hits a huge pr breaking 15:20 to make the all time Soph list. The Freshmen A team shows tremendous progress as the 5 scorers are all 10:30 or better.
10/10 Walt Disney Cross Country Invitational- The bi-annual trip turns in great rewards. The JV team wins the JV title with Mike Cunningham, and Santo Manciameli leading the the JV. The supporting Killer B's come through to seal the win. The Varsity is paced again by the duo of Elie-Vieux and Miranda and the take 4th, edging out our Manhattan Jesuit Rival, Regis, by the slimmest of margins. A great time was had by all in the park.
10/10 All Hallows Invitational- Some great performances by the upperclassmen and the freshmen at the classic meet. Evan Ferrer leads the team with a 17:00 posting.
10/3 Here is the schedule for the next 2 weeks. Check this page to see what you need to do over the next 2 weeks. It gets confusing since we have 5 days off in a row and some guys are traveling.
Miranda leads the Varsity
9/27 - Once again a successful trip to the North country. The 3 Xavier teams that competed faced some of the toughest competition on the east coast as the meet drew over 7,000 athletes from all over including our Canadian neighbors. Ivan Caesar paced the Sophomore Squad which had the largest race of the day with over 44 teams in the race. Both Caesar and Juan Martir broke 19:00 minutes for this difficult 3 mile course. The JV team of Santo and the Killer B's saw a balanced attack, as Santo Manciameli lead the JV with a time of 18:18. Both Santo and John Bruno broke 18:30. The story of the day for us was the Varsity Race. The team really stepped up their performance as all 6 team members broke 18:00 to make the all time list. The team was lead by Jordan Elie-Vieux and Jose Miranda who both broke the 17:00 barrier. Jordan posted the #9 fastest time in school history on this venerated course. Picture to come soon.
Clinton Invitational- Meanwhile back in the Bronx, the Freshmen
and Sophomores brave the elements to run the PSAL course. Once again the
Freshmen over come the difficulty of an ever changing course, to post some
impressive times. John Maiocco paces the Frosh with his 2nd sub 10:00
finish of the year. The freshmen are able to post a 6th Place
finish. A depleted Sophomore squad was able to secure a top 10
finish as the team is lead by Peter Cashin and Joe Cippolla.
9/13 Guilderland Invitational- Despite a 7 hour Odyssey to get to Albany, the team runs some very competitive times on a very difficult course. Jordan Elie- Vieux post A #2ATX for this course, with 6 of the Varsity breaking 17 minutes. Lost of slipping and sliding through the forest. Ivan Caesar makes his cross country debut and leads the JV to a 6th Place finish. He also picks up the first medal of the season.
9/13 Regis Invitational- The season starts off with some good performances by the underclassmen. The freshmen are led by Greg Watch and John Maiocco as they brave the newly altered Freshmen course. The Sophs were paced by the trio of Conroy, DeLorezno and Netland
Check Cross Country Schedule.
6/10 Awards Dinner in Hurtado Hall. (For
all three seasons.)
Here is something that the Alumni might be interested in.
OUTDOOR RECORDS UPDATED as of 6/4/09