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Meet Preview: Track & Field at the NEICAAA Championships

Meet Preview: Track & Field at the NEICAAA Championships

Track & Field at the NEICAAA Championships
Friday-Saturday, May 10-11
Jess Dow Field — New Haven, Conn.


• Four members of the Babson College men's and women's track & field teams will travel to Southern Connecticut State University to take part in the New England Championships.
• The event brings together the top Division I, II and III athletes to compete in 36 events in addition to the decathlon and heptathlon.

• The Beavers begin competition with two events on Friday and will wrap up competition on Saturday.
• Senior Angelina Raffone and first-year Vivian Lehman will compete in the trials of the 100-meter dash and 400-meter hurdles, respectively, on Friday afternoon with the chance to advance to Saturday's finals.
• On Saturday, junior Samir Arora and first-year Colin Cianciolo are set to race in the finals of the 800-meter run.

• At the NCAA New England Championships, the Babson men registered five all-region honors.
• Senior Matthew Dynan ran a school-record time of 3:53.52 to place fifth in the 1500-meter run, earning individual all-region honors, while sophomore Ethan Kohanik reset his 400-meter hurdles school-record running 57.78 to place 15th.
• Arora and Cianciolo both recorded season-best times in the 800-meter clocking in at 1:56.36 and 1:56.49, respectively.
• Dynan, Arora, Cianciolo and junior Nicholas Virkler combined to run 3:23.33 in the 4x400-meter relay to place seventh and earn all-region honors.

• The Beavers put together a pair of strong results at last weekend's NCAA New England Championships.
• Raffone turned in back-to-back season-bests in the 100-meter dash running 12.26 in the prelims before running 12.25 to take third place in the finals to earn all-region honors.
• Lehman logged a season-best by nearly two seconds when she ran 1:06.61 in the 400-meter hurdles to place first in her heat.
• The quartet of junior Stephanie Rodriguez sophomores Ana Lamoso and Grace Regan and first-year Sydney McLaughlin closed out the meet with a school-record performance running 4:10.18 in the 4x400-meter relay.
• At the 2019 NEWMAC Championships, the duo of Raffone and Lehman combined to score 12 points in their individual events in addition to both running a leg on the fifth-place 4x100-meter relay team.

• Babson will compete at the Swarthmore Last Meet on Monday, the Williams Last Chance Meet next Wednesday and head to the MIT Last Chance next Thursday.

• Through seven weekends of competition, the men's and women's track and field teams have combined to break nine school records. Kohanik ( 400-meter hurdles), Dynan (1,500-meters & 5000-meters), Colin Regan (3000-meter steeplechase) set new men's marks, while Camille Lewis ( 3000-meter steeplechase), Raffone (200-meter dash), Katherine Jacobs (100-meter hurdles), McLaughlin (400-meters) and the 4x100 and 4x400-meter relay teams have produced top times on the women's side.