Men’s, Women’s Track Hosts Marc Deneault Invitational

With the Championship season looming in the distance, the men’s and women’s track teams will compete in Barton Hall tomorrow for the last time this indoor season. The Red will host the Marc Deneault Memorial Invitational, in memory of Marc Deneault ‘01, who sprinted for the Red before passing away eight years ago.

W. Track Takes Third at PSU

Junior distance runner Pete Loy, senior thrower Erik Roneker and many members of the men’s track team didn’t make it to this weekend’s competition at the Penn State Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup in College Station. The Red had many of its top athletes stay in Ithaca this past weekend for a chance to rest and train, as well as nurse and rehab injuries. It showed –– with only one event win, the men took seventh in a field of 11 consisting of Auburn, West Virginia, Bucknell and others.

Track Heads to Penn State For Sykes-Sabock Challenge

The men’s and women’s track and field teams are off to the races at Penn State this weekend. The Red will compete at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup against athletes from the USTFCCA No. 10-ranked host school, as well as from Appalachian State, Akron, Bucknell, James Madison, Kent State, Liberty, West Carolina and West Virginia.
Events at the Horace Ashenfelter III Track will begin tonight and conclude tomorrow afternoon.

Harriers Compete at Milrose Games, Harvard Select Meet

The men’s and women’s track teams will be busy this weekend. Tomorrow, the both squads will travel south to compete in the annual Millrose Games, held at Madison Square Garden in New York City. This year is the 102nd year of the Millrose Games, a meet that features many of the top high school, college and Olympic level track and field athletes.
On Sunday, the squad will travel to Cambridge, Mass., to take part in the Harvard Select meet at Harvard. The Red had a strong showing there a year ago when the men won the meet and the women took second behind Brown. This year the meet will feature Cornell, Harvard, Brown, Connecticut and New Hampshire on the men’s side and Harvard, Brown and New Hampshire on the women’s side.

Men’s and Women’s Track Dominate at Penn State

Men’s and women’s track and field had a fruitful weekend at the Penn State campus in University Park, Pa, against some of the top track teams in the Northeast. Both the men’s and women’s squads put up impressive performances, setting new school records, Ivy League records and ECAC records.
The Red was able to take four event wins against top teams from Penn State, Seton Hall, UNA, St. John’s and others. The Red spent the weekend proving it can hang with the best.

Depth Will Be Crucial to W. Harriers’ Season

After recording its seventh consecutive Outdoor Heptagonal Track and Field Championship a year ago, the women’s track team will have its sights on this year’s championship season, which include the Outdoor Heptagonal, Indoor Heptagonal, ECAC and NCAA championship meets. Head coach Lou Duesing will lead the Red for a 19th season and will look to a strong core of returning competitors.
Leading Cornell this year is senior Jeomi Maduka. Maduka, a champion in five events, is coming off a strong summer. She competed in this summer’s Olympic Trials as well as in the North America Central America and Caribbean (NACAC) meet, where she not only won a gold medal, but also posted a personal best by jumping nearly 22-0. The Red will rely heavily on Maduka’s versatility this year.