JERSEY CITY, N.J. — The New Jersey Metropolis College males’s and girls’s monitor & discipline squads launched their 2022-23 indoor schedules at the moment, Monday, Oct. 10. The Gothic Knights will likely be on the Ocean Breeze Athletic Advanced on Staten Island 5 instances this season and at The Armory in New York Metropolis twice.
Issues get began on Dec. 2 on the FastTrack Season Opener, the place final 12 months senior Dave Etienne (Jersey Metropolis, N.J./Dickinson) PRed and positioned second total within the males’s 500m. Following that on Dec. 9 proper again at Ocean Breeze as soon as once more is the Wagner School Invitational. Ettiene as soon as once more dominated right here with a third-place end within the 300m and one other PR, in addition to senior Tiffany Ortiz (Jersey Metropolis, N.J./College Academy Constitution) setting a file within the 600m on the ladies’s aspect.
To start out off the New 12 months, Jersey Metropolis returns to Ocean Breeze as soon as extra on Jan. 13 for the Spartan Invite, hosted by St. Thomas Aquinas School. Final 12 months, senior Tyneil Jackson (Jersey Metropolis, N.J./Ferris) set a PR and positioned eighth within the males’s triple leap. Every week later, the squads head as much as the New York Metropolis Armory for the primary time this season for the Ramapo School Season Opener on Jan. 20. Final season, Etienne positioned first within the 200m and second within the 400m for a banner day, whereas senior Polina Agutina (Evaptoria, Ukraine/Quantity 6) notched a powerful top-10 end within the lengthy leap for the ladies.
The next weekend, the squads will likely be break up. A small contingent of Gothic Knights will ship as much as Boston for the Terrier Traditional, hosted by Boston College from Jan. 27-28. On the similar time, the remainder of the boys’s and girls’s groups will head all the way down to West Lengthy Department, N.J., from Jan. 28-29 for the Monmouth College Winter Traditional. Etienne, who dominated each meets final season with a PR within the 200m at BU and a first-place end in the identical race at Monmouth, will solely be touring to 1 meet this 12 months. Seniors Arame Diouf (Weehawken, N.J./Memorial) and Future Gittens (Newark, N.J./Newark Tech) set private data at Monmouth final season within the lengthy leap and shot put, respectively.
February begins with the NYC DIII Invitational at The Armory in New York on Feb. 3. Final season, Agutina set a then-PR within the triple leap to put first, whereas additionally notching a season-best to put third within the lengthy leap. Jackson additionally had then-PRs on the boys’s aspect to complete tenth within the lengthy and triple. After per week’s break, the Gothic Knights return to Ocean Breeze for the 2023 New Jersey Athletic Convention (NJAC) Indoor Observe & Area Championships. Agutina shined final season and claimed the NJAC Title (in addition to First Workforce honors) within the triple leap.
As soon as once more, the Gothic Knights return to Ocean Breeze for his or her first final likelihood meet of the season, the FastTrack Final Probability Invitational on Feb. 24 after which, per week later, the squads are slated to compete within the 2023 Japanese School Athletic Convention (ECAC) Divison III Indoor Observe & Area Championships on March 3. Final 12 months’s indoor championships have been canceled, nevertheless Jersey Metropolis has a fantastic style in its mouth following final 12 months’s out of doors championships — the boys gained the group championship, whereas the ladies completed because the runner-up.
The ultimate likelihood to qualify for the NCAA Division III Indoor Observe & Area Championships comes a day in a while March 4 in Medford, Mass., on the Tufts College Nationwide Qualifying Meet. Lastly, ought to any Gothic Knights qualify, NCAAs are scheduled to happen in Birmingham, Ala., from March 10-11.
To view the complete 2022-23 Jersey Metropolis males’s and girls’s indoor monitor & discipline schedules, together with begin instances, location, stay stats and extra data, please click on the hyperlinks on the prime..