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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:14:00 EDTLegendary Villanova track & field coach Marty Stern, who guided the Wildcats women’s cross country team to five straight national titles among his long list of accomplishments, was named on Wednesday afternoon as one of six coaches who will be inducted into the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Coaches Hall of Fame as the Class of 2016.
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 09:54:00 EDTRising sophomore Bella Burda (Pleasant Valley, N.Y.) competed in the 5000 meters at the IAAF World U20 Championships on Saturday morning and registered a 16th place finish at Stadion Zawisza in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Burda recorded a time of 16:43.87 in the race to cap off what has been a terrific summer season.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:47:00 EDTRising sophomore Nicole Hutchinson (West Vancouver, B.C.) continued her terrific summer season with another personal best in the 1500 meters on Friday morning at the World U20 Championships. In the preliminary heats of the event, Hutchinson crossed the finish line in 4:22.88 at Stadion Zawisza and finished seventh in her heat.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 10:50:00 EDTAnother former Villanova great has earned a nomination to the 2016 Summer Olympics, as sprinter Monique Morgan was named to the Jamaica's Olympic Team in a press release earlier this week. Morgan, who competes in the 100 meter hurdles, was one of 63 athletes nominated to the country's squad for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil next month. Morgan, a 2007 graduate who has also been a Wildcats volunteer assistant coach, is headed to the Olympics for the first time.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 13:35:00 EDTThe summer season is always a busy one for the Wildcats track & field athletes, but never more so than in an Olympic year. Starting in late March when 2015 graduate Sam McEntee won the 5000 meters at the Australian Athletics Championships, current and former members of the Villanova track & field program have been making headlines around the world at Olympic Trials and other elite international competitions.