Weekes Wins National Title, Sets Meet Record; Connors and Brown Earn All-American
The SUNY Delhi Track and Field team had a great showing at the NJCAA Championships held at Howard Community College in Columbia, MD. The top finish came from freshman Maddesen Weekes (Shenedehowa HS) who won the national championship in the pole vault, setting a new NJCAA Championship Meet Record and a new SUNY Delhi school record with a clearance of 3.21 meters. Two other athletes earned All-American for the Broncos. Freshman Kerry Connors (Washingtonville HS) placed second in the 800 meters and freshman Orion Brown (Kingston HS) placed second in the 400 meter hurdles. Other podium finishes came from Pete Schweitzer (Arlington HS) in the men's 1500 (3rd), Jacob Matthews in the High Jump (4th), Nicole Kenneally (Nanuet HS) and Connor O'Keefe (FDR HS) in the steeplechases (5th), Levi Anderson (Oneonta HS) in the steeplechase (7th), Belony Borange in the steeplechase, Joelsen Resimo (Binghamton HS) in the 1500 meters and Nicole Kenneally and Alex Florio in the 10,000 meters (8th).
In the relays, the men's 4x800 relay team of Joelsen Resimo, Pete Schweitzer, Kevin Williams (Riverhead HS) and Brendan Callaghan (Commack HS) which placed third. The men's 4x400 relay team of Joelsen Resimo, James Cowell (South Hampton HS), Pete Schweitzer and Kevin Williams ran a season best time in the semifinals posting a 3:22.85 and went on to finish 7th in the finals.