|NB Athletes shine at CIS Championships|
Mar 9 2014
A total of 12 New Brunswick athletes competed at the 2014 Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Track and Field Championships this past weekend in Edmonton, Alberta.
New Brunswick's top performer was undoubtedly Grace Annear of Hampton who competes for the University of Victoria. The 3rd year creative writing student was able to finish 2nd in the 600m in a New Brunswick record time of 1:29.18, less than a second behind her teammate Rachel Francois who took gold in 1:28.... >> more
|Pilot Project - Coaching Mentorship|
Mar 7 2014
For the nextvdfFor the next 6 months a pilot program involving coaching mentorship is going to take place. The project will centre around, but not exclusively for, coaches who are actively coaching in the Midget and Youth age groups and the Training to Train and Learning to Compete stages of Athletics Canada LTAD Plan. The program will begin on March 20th and go until August 15th.High Performance coach Jason Reindl will be leading this project. Jason has experience coaching all event di... >> more
|CIS Championships set for this weekend|
Mar 4 2014
The CIS Track and Field Championships are set for this weekend in Edmonton, Alberta, starting on Thursday and ending on Saturday. 8 New Brunswickers are set to compete at the event, including:
Genevieve Lalonde, competing for University of Guelph, will compete in the 4x400m relay on Saturday at 4:00pm (7:00pm AST). Her team comes into the relay ranked 8th.
Grace Annear, competing for University of Victoria, will compete in the 600m on Thursday at 7:30pm (10:30pm... >> more
|AUS Championships Recap|
Feb 25 2014
The AUS Conference Track and Field Championships took place this past weekend in Moncton. Many New Brunswick athletes representing all different schools performed incredibly, and took home many medals.
On the women's side:
Sarah Myatt of University of New Brunswick took gold in the 600m with a time of 1:37.06, and silver in the 1000m with a time of 3:07.97. Teammate Paige Lewis took bronze in the 60m hurdles with a time of 10.01, while Tess McDonald took bron... >> more
|Cassidy and Britt compete at NACAC Cross Country Championships|
Feb 24 2014
The North American, Central American, and Caribbean (NACAC) Cross Country Championships took place this past Saturday in Mount Irvine, Trinidad and Tobago. On the team were New Brunswickers Ryan Cassidy of Grande-Digue, and Barry Britt of Hampton, both representing the senior men's team.
Both qualified for the event from their 4th and 5th placings at the Canadian Cross Country Championships in November. Cassidy was the top Canadian coming into the event, followed by Br... >> more
|Annear, Robertson, and Lalonde shine at Conference Championships|
Feb 24 2014
This past weekend saw the conference championships for all CIS conferences, including the CanWest and OUA Championships. New Brunswick had three athletes competing in other conferences across the country.
At the OUA Championships, taking place in Toronto, Ontario:
Genevieve Lalonde of Moncton, competing for University of Guelph, placed 8th in the 1500m with a time of 4:36.79 after a fall occurred within the first lap. Lalonde ran on her university's 4x800m re... >> more
Athlete of the Month (February 2014): Barry Britt. One of New Brunswick's top cross country runners finished 4th at the NACAC Cross Country Championships in Mount Irvine, Trinidad and Tobago on February 22nd. The Hampton native was the first Canadian to finish the 8km race, coming in just 8 seconds behind third place. Barry's performance, along with those of his teammates, secured the team silver.