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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.

NEICAAA PERFORMANCE LIST

THE SETUP
• 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.

WHAT TO KNOW
• 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.

SCOUTING THE BABSON MEN
• 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.

SCOUTING THE BABSON WOMEN
• 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.

LAST CHANCES
• 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.

RECORDS ARE MEANT TO BE BROKEN
• 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.

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