Franklin & Marshall placed 24 student-athletes on the Centennial Conference (CC) Academic Honor Roll Tuesday. To be nominated for the Academic Honor Roll, a student must meet the following criteria: (a) participates in at least 50 percent of contests, matches, or meets, or in the Conference varsity championship in swimming, indoor track & track or wrestling; (b) a sophomore or higher in class standing; (c) cumulative GPA of 3.40 or higher.
Twenty-one Diplomats have been named to the 2009-10 Centennial Conference (CC) Winter Academic Honor Roll. To be nominated for the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must participate in at least 50% of his or her team's contests, be a sophomore or higher and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.40.
Megan Hunter and Sheena Crawley, along with the womens 4x400-meter relay team, broke their own school records at the Virginia Tech Final Qualifier indoor track and field meet Saturday. Both the mens and womens Franklin & Marshall squads were impressive at the meet, representing the only Division III team competing.
Nils Michaelis was awarded champion in the 55-meter hurdles and Kwaku Anno claimed the 400-meter dash to lead the Franklin & Marshall mens indoor track and field team to a seventh-place finish at the Centennial Conference (CC) Championships on Saturday.
At the Princeton Invitational on Saturday, Nils Michaelis placed second and set a new school record in the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 7.83 seconds. The previous record of 7.90 was set by Mike Ryan in 1987. Michaelis time was good enough to land an NCAA provisional spot.
Kwaku Anno led the Franklin and Marshall mens indoor track and field team with impressive marks at the Susquehanna Invitational Saturday. Anno won the 400-meter dash and with a time of 51.01 seconds and took home third in the long jump, jumping a distance of 6.39 meters.
Nils Michaelis won the 55-meter dash, and the 55-meter hurdlers, on Saturday at the Coach I Open hosted by Franklin & Marshall. Michaelis finished the dash in 6.78 and turned in a 7.91 in the hurdlers. The meet was a non-team scoring event and featured participants from Divisions II and III.
Nils Michaelis won the 55-meter hurdles crossing the line at 7.85 on Saturday at the Orange and Maroon Classic hosted by Susquehanna College.
Nils finished .14 seconds faster than Bernardo Ascencio who took second. The meet was a non-team scoring event and featured participates from Divisions II and III.
Nils Michaelis placed fourth in the 55-meter hurdles finishing at 7:91 Friday evening at the Golden Bear Invite hosted by Kutztown University. The invitational was a non-team scoring event and featured athletes from divisions two and three.
Kwaku Anno set a school record in the 300 meter dash at Saturdays Jack Pyrah Invitational hosted by Villanova. Anno ran a 36.32, .49 faster than the previous record held by Jake Gomolinskis 08. Gomolinski recorded a time of 36.81. The invitational was a non-team scoring meet and featured athletes from all three divisions.
Kwaku Anno set a new school record and provisionally qualified for the NCAA Division III meet in defending his long jump title at the 2009 Centennial Conference Indoor Championships at Ursinus on Saturday.
Ryan Bell kept up his winning ways with a first-place finish in the 1,000m race with a time of 2:34.61 to lead the Franklin & Marshall mens indoor track & field team at the Princeton Invitational on Sunday.
Ryan Bell (Pittsburgh, PA/Mt. Lebanon) ran the best time in the 800m race to finish first, clocking in at 1:58.85 to lead the Franklin & Marshall mens indoor track & field team at the Susquehanna Invitational on Saturday.
Megan Hunter broke the school record in the 400m and 200m dash, while Alyssa Catalano and Kwaku Anno each placed in their respective events to lead the Franklin & Marshall indoor track & field teams at the 2008 Division III ECAC Championships at Harvard this weekend.
Freddy Martino led the Diplomats in the field events with a fourth-place finish in the triple jump (42-08.25). Steven Tracy was the top sprinter on the day, earning seven points for F&M. Tracy came in fifth in the 200m (23.05) and sixth in the 55m (6.75).
Kwaku Anno won long jump with a mark of 22-1.5" giving him a full foot on the field. It also marked the second Centennial gold medal in the event for Anno, who took gold at last spring's outdoor championships.
Kwaku Anno tallied a distance of 6.94m for third overall in the long jump. Steven Tracy had a good showing in the 200m with fourth place (23.35) and Jake Gomolinski was close behind in seventh with a time of 23.45. Tracy also took 12th in the 55m (6.73) and Gomolinski finished 16th in the 400m (52.22).
Mike Arnold and Mike Del Rossi placed third in the 55m hurdles and weight throw, respectively. Arnold ran 8.29, while Del Rossi threw 13.37m and then hit the distance of 11.97m in the shot put for sixth overall.