Nighthawks freshman Anthony Crocco (Trumbull, Conn.) finished his first career 3,000-meter steeplechase in third place in a time of 12:44.12 at the Bridgewater State Bears Invitational and, as a result, has been named the New England Collegiate Conference Men's Track Athlete and Rookie of the Week for the week ending on March 24, as announced by the NECC Office Monday.
The Newbury Nighthawks men's and women's track & field teams began their quest to defend their New England Collegiate Conference Championships as the road started on Saturday at the Bridgewater State Bears Invitational.
Having finished their time at the Division III New England Regional Meet, Nighthawks Track & Field took time Sunday to volunteer at Metropolis Youth Enrichment and teach the track stars of tomorrow a few lessons at a young age.
Nighthawks senior Jarrod Smith (Watertown, N.Y.), juniors Andrew Kalombo (Worcester, Mass.) and Malik Francis (Kingston, N.Y.), and sophomore David Jean (Worcester, Mass.) became the first student-athletes in men's program history to compete in the Division III New England Regionals on Saturday, hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
For the first time in program history, the Newbury men's and women's indoor track and field teams will be represented at the New England Division III Indoor Championships. Starting tomorrow morning, the women's program heads for Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine to compete, while the men's program heads for MIT in Cambridge, Mass.
Newbury College tops the 2019 New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Men’s Track & Field Preseason Coaches Poll, as the NECC enters its first year of sponsorship of Outdoor Track & Field. Newbury collected 21 total points, including two first-place votes. The Nighthawks are headed up by coach Henry Morales and will look to returners Andrew Kalombo (Worcester, Mass.), Jarrod Smith (Watertown, N.Y.) and Rory Dobbins (Warwick, R.I.) to be key performers.
BOSTON, Mass. - Newbury Indoor Track & Field made their debut on Saturday afternoon for their third season of action at the 7th Annual UMass Boston Indoor Open.