Greenberg, Cheu, Kearney and Carpinello advance to NCAA D3 Championships
Post date: Mar 9, 2016 11:46:49 PM
Brian Greenberg (BCHS 2014) will compete in the Triple Jump for Bowdoin College at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships this weekend, March 11-12, 2016, at Grinnell College in Iowa. The Sophomore triple jumper will make his NCAA debut after qualifying with the 12th-best distance in the nation this winter (14.42 meters). The men's triple jump is scheduled to get underway on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. CST. Finish: 11th of 15, 14.02m 46-00.00ft.
Lindsay Cheu (BCHS 2013) will compete in the Distance Medley Relay for Johns Hopkins University. The foursome qualified for NCAA’s this past weekend, completing the relay in 11:48.81, which ranks second in the country and just three seconds slower than MIT. The women's distance medley relay timed finals will take to the track Friday around 7:10 p.m. CST. Cheu, a junior majoring in neuroscience, was recently named Centennial Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Finish: 7th of 12, 11:52.29.
Jackie Kearney (BCHS 2012) will compete in the 4x400-meter relay for Middlebury College. The foursome posted the nation's 12th-quickest time of 3:54.36 (rounded up the school-record time of 3:51.28 because of a banked track) during the Open New England Championship meet in Boston. The women's 4x400-meter relay preliminaries will happen on Friday at 6:35 p.m. CST. Yay Jackie! Middlebury advances to Final, Saturday at 5:20 p.m. CST! Prelims Finish: 8th of 12, 3:53.18q. Finals Finish: 8th of 8, 3:58.00.
Lucas Carpinello (BCHS 2012) will compete in the Distance Medley Relay for Middlebury College. The foursome tallied the nation's 10th-best time of 10:04.05 the Tufts Last Chance Meet on March 4. The men's distance medley relay timed finals will take to the track Friday around 6:50 p.m. CST. Finish: 8th of 12, 10:07.24. Carpinello also picked up all-region accolades for the 2016 season from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). To be named all-region, an athlete must be a part of a top-three relay team in the region, or hold a spot in the top five of an individual event according to the final TFRRS data.
Complete Championship Results: http://results.deltatiming.com/tf/2016-ncaa-d3-indoor-championships
Photos: Kearney (top, on right), Carpinello (lower right), Cheu (lower middle), Greenberg (lower left)