FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 19, 2016
12 Women, 7 Men to Represent NE-10 at NCAA Championships May 26-28
MANSFIELD, Mass. – Nineteen Northeast-10 student-athletes have been selected to compete at the upcoming NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, which will take place Thursday, May 26 – Saturday, May 28 at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. Of the 19, there are 12 on the women’s side and seven more on the men’s front.
For a complete list of NE-10 qualifiers and the event(s) they will be competing in, please see below.
The Southern Connecticut women’s program will be sending six qualifiers, the most in the conference. Shatajah Wattely, Crystle Hill and Adriana Carrasco will each be competing in multiple events for the Owls.
Merrimack’s Carly Muscaro will also be taking part in multiple events, the 200- and 400-meter dash events. Muscaro won a national title in the 400 during the indoor season.
American International had the most men’s qualifiers with three. Leakey Kipkosgei is set to compete in two events for the Yellow Jackets, the 3,000-meter steeplechase and 5,000-meter run.
The Stonehill women’s team and Southern Connecticut men’s team will each be sending two student-athletes apiece, while Franklin Pierce had a qualifier from both their men’s and women’s squads, as did Merrimack. Adelphi and Assumption will also be represented at the championships.
Northeast-10 Conference Women’s Qualifiers
Angela Mongitore, Adelphi (400m Dash)
Megan Perrin, Assumption (Javelin)
Alyssa Lambert, Franklin Pierce (1500m)
Carly Muscaro, Merrimack (200m / 400m Dash)
Adriana Carrasco, Southern Connecticut (4x100 / 4x400 Relay)
Destiney Coward, Southern Connecticut (Hammer Throw)
Crystle Hill, Southern Connecticut (400m Dash / 4x100 / 4x400 Relay)
Georgette Nixon, Southern Connecticut (4x400 Relay)
Joy Padgett, Southern Connecticut (4x100 Relay)
Shatajah Wattely, Southern Connecticut (100m / 200m Dash / 4x100 / 4x400 Relay)
Nicole Borofski, Stonehill (3000m Steeplechase)
Aisha McAdams, Stonehill (1500m)
Northeast-10 Conference Men’s Qualifiers
Leakey Kipkosgei, American International (3000m Steeplechase / 5000m)
Chad Miller, American International (400m Hurdles)
Horatio Pinnock, American International (400m Hurdles)
Andre Wooten, Franklin Pierce (Triple Jump)
John Braga, Merrimack (Decathlon)
Tresley Dupont, Southern Connecticut (Hammer Throw)
Michael Lee, Southern Connecticut (Triple Jump)
ABOUT THE NORTHEAST-10
The Northeast-10 Conference is an association of 15 NCAA Division II colleges and universities located in New England and New York that is committed to supporting balanced academic and athletic opportunities for more than 6,500 student-athletes.
Each year, 4,500 of those student-athletes compete in conference championships in 24 sports, making the NE-10 the largest DII conference in the country in terms of sport sponsorship. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the Northeast-10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.