For the second week in a row, Nighthawks sophomore Desiree Snead (South Easton, Mass.) earned a second-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles, running in a time of 15.29, at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational.
Nighthawks sophomore Taymise Sanders (Malden, Mass.) took a pair of third places finishes over the weekend and has earned the New England Collegiate Conference Women's Track Athlete of the Week, for the week ending on March 24 and announced by the NECC Office on 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.
Nighthawks sophomores Taymise Sanders (Malden, Mass.) and Desiree Snead (South Easton, Mass.) became the first student-athletes in program history to attempt to qualify for the NCAA Division III National Indoor Championships and although their effort fell shy, both sprinters had their best finishes of the season at the Tufts University Last Chance Qualifier this weekend.
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.
In the first-ever appearance at the Indoor Track & Field Division III New England Regionals, the Nighthawks women's program has begun the event with a school record in the 4x200 meter dash at Bowdoin College.
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) Women’s Track & Field Preseason Coaches Poll, as the NECC enters its first year of sponsorship of outdoor track & field. Newbury collected 14 total points, including three first-place votes.
Nighthawks sophomore Taymise Sanders (Malden, Mass.) has qualified for yet another event at the Division III New England Regionals later this season by virtue of her winning 60-meter dash time of 8.08 seconds on Saturday at the Plymouth State Panther Invitational.