Proctor Wraps Up Competition for UMBC at 2014 NCAA East PreliminariesJACKSONVILLE – UMBC senior Trae Proctor wrapped up competition for the Retriever track and field team by competing in the national quarterfinals of the 110m hurdles on the final day of the 2014 NCAA East Preliminaries, Saturday at the University of North Florida’s Hodges Stadium.
Quartet of Retrievers Head to Jacksonville for NCAA East PrelimsBALTIMORE – A quartet of UMBC track and field athletes head back to the Sunshine State this weekend to represent the Retrievers at the 2014 NCAA East Preliminaries at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. The meet, which will be held at UNF’s Hodges Stadium, will begin on Thursday, May 29 with the javelin competition, and run through Saturday evening.
UMBC Men Ranked 11th in Final USTFCCCA Mid-Atlantic PollNEW ORLEANS – After picking up two individual titles at the 2014 IC4A Championships at Princeton, the UMBC men’s track and field team is ranked No. 11 in the final United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Mid-Atlantic Poll, the organization announced on Tuesday afternoon.
Smith’s School Record Run Paces UMBC Men on Second Day of IC4A ChampionshipsPRINCETON, N.J. – UMBC senior Andrew Smith paced the preliminary field and broke the program record in the 800m run for the third time this outdoor season as the Retriever men’s track and field team competed on the second day of the IC4A Championships, Saturday at William Weaver Track and Field Stadium.
Top Retriever Track and Field Athletes Travel to Princeton for ECAC/IC4A ChampionshipsBALTIMORE – With the America East Championships in the books, top UMBC track and field athletes now set their sights on national and regional competitions, beginning with the ECAC and IC4A Championships this weekend at Princeton. The meet, which will be held at the William Weaver Track and Field Stadium, is scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m. on Friday with the heptathlon and run through Sunday afternoon.
Retriever Men No. 11 in USTFCCCA Mid-Atlantic PollNEW ORLEANS – Following a week without competition, the UMBC men’s track and field team comes in at No. 11 in the latest United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Mid-Atlantic Poll, the organization announced on Tuesday afternoon.
UMBC Men’s Track and Field Holds Steady in USTFCCCA Rankings Following America East ChampionshipsNEW ORLEANS – Following a second consecutive second-place finish at the 2014 America East Outdoor Track and Field Championships this past weekend at Vermont, the UMBC men’s track and field team has maintained its No. 10 ranking in the latest United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Mid-Atlantic Regional poll, the organization announced on Tuesday afternoon.
UMBC Track and Field Heads to Vermont for 2014 America East Outdoor ChampionshipsBALTIMORE – As the calendar turns to May, the UMBC track and field team enters the championship portion of its season, beginning with the America East Outdoor Track and Field Championships this weekend. The two-day meet at the University of Vermont’s Frank H. Livak Track and Field Facility begins on Saturday, May 3 and runs through the afternoon on Sunday.
Elite Retriever Athletes Head to Prestigious Penn Relays in PhiladelphiaBALTIMORE – Looking to improve season-bests in attempt to reach the NCAA East Preliminaries in Jacksonville, Fla., elite Retriever athletes will head to Philadelphia for the prestigious Penn Relays at the University of Pennsylvania. The three-day meet at Franklin Field will begin on Thursday, April 24 and run through Saturday evening in the City of Brotherly Love.
Track and Field Heading South to Compete at Pepsi Florida Relays and Colonial RelaysBALTIMORE – After hosting a rain-shortened Big Dawg Invitational last weekend at UMBC Stadium, the Retriever track and field program heads south on I-95 to compete at the Pepsi Florida Relays in Gainesville, Fla. and the Colonial Relays in Williamsburg, Va. Both meets will run from Friday, April 4 through the evening of Saturday, April 5.
UMBC Track and Field Hosts Big Dawg Invitational on SaturdayBALTIMORE – For the second consecutive season, the UMBC track and field team will host the Big Dawg Invitational at UMBC Stadium. The meet will kick-off on Saturday, March 29 with the hammer throw competition at 10:00 a.m., adjacent to the UMBC Softball Stadium. The first event on the track will be the 3,000m steeplechase which is scheduled to begin at 10:45 a.m.
Trio of Retriever Athletes Earn America East Track and Field Weekly AwardsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A trio of UMBC track and field athletes have earned America East Performer of the Week awards after opening the outdoor season at the FSU Relays, the conference office announced on Tuesday afternoon. Senior Dennison Long and sophomore Vincent Rentzsch swept the men’s awards while junior Alisha Beeman garnered the Women’s Field Performer of the Week award.
2014 Big Dawg Invitational to Stream Live on UMBCRetrievers.tvBALTIMORE – The 2014 Big Dawg Invitational, which will be hosted by the UMBC track and field program on Saturday, March 29 at UMBC Stadium, will be streamed live, free-of-charge on UMBCRetrievers.tv, courtesy of the America East Digital Network. The coverage, which will feature commentary, multiple camera angles, and replay, will begin at 10:30 a.m. and wrap up at 2:30 p.m.
Retrievers Kick Off Outdoor Season with a Bang at FSU RelaysTALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Junior Alisha Beeman set a new school record in the women’s javelin, and sophomore Vincent Rentzsch captured the men’s event, as the UMBC track and field team started the outdoor season with a bang at the FSU Relays, Friday at the Mike Long Track.
Smith Named Second Team All-American by USTFCCCANEW ORLEANS – UMBC senior Andrew Smith has been named a Second Team All-American by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), the organization announced on Monday night.