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Five MCTC Athletes Advance to USAT&F JO's

Jul 10, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (July 13, 2014)
Five Morris County Track Club Athletes Win Eight Medals at USATF Region 2 Junior Olympic Outdoor Track And Field Championships.
Nana Agyemang of Parsippany Sets Meet Record in the Long Jump

Galloway, Richard Stockton College, New Jersey, Thursday, July 10 - Sunday, July 13 – Five Morris County Track Club athletes won eight medals at the USATF Region 2 Junior Olympic Outdoor Track And Field Championships Meet. Nana Agyemang of Parsippany took first place in the 11-12 Year-Old Boys Division Long Jump setting a meet record with a jump of 5.64 meters. Agyemang placed first in the 100 meters (12.52) and placed first in the 200 meters (25.42). Matias Pellegrino of Denivlle took first place in the 13-14 Year-Old Boys Division Long Jump setting a personal best jump of 6.12 meters. Pellegrino placed second in the Triple Jump (11.56 meters). Danya Spoor of New Vernon placed second in the Girls 8 & Under 400 meters (1:15.88). Elorm Akasreku of Landing placed third in the Boys 15-16 Long Jump with a jump of 6.12 meters. Rawle James Workman placed fourth in the 11-12 Year-Old Boys Division Long Jump (4.47 meters).

Coach Horacio Pellegrino stating, “I am just so proud of our athletes. Again keeping their composure and relied on their training.” Also competing at the Outdoor Championships were Elsa Spoor “Girls 9-10” 1500 Meter Run (10th Pl.) and Noah Cooper “Boys 8 & Under” Long Jump. Top 5 individuals in each event/division advance to the 2014 USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships in Humble, TX.

The Morris County Track Club is a not-for-profit organization formed for top-tier youth athletes who want to compete in track meets sanctioned by national organizations like the AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) and the USATF (United States Track & Field, the governing body for track and field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States).

For more information on the these organizations visit their websites at www.mctrackclub.org and www.usatf.org
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Contact Information:
Coach Antonio Workman, Morris County Track Club 973-243-1736

Photo Credits: Antonio Workman and Sandy Cooper

Resources: http://tomahawktiming.com/live-results-usatf-region-2-championships/


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USAT&F REGION 2 JUNOR OLYMPIC Track & Field Championship
@ Stockton State College of New Jersey July 10-13, 2014

MCTC 2014 USAT&F New Jersey State Champions:

Nana Agyemang
100 Meter Dash 11-12 Division Boys NJ State Champion @ 12.96

200 Meter Dash 11-12 Division Boys NJ State Champion @ 25.61

Long Jump 11-12 Division Boys NJ State Champion @ 5.10m (16-08.75)

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Matias Pellegrino
Long Jump 13-14 Division Boys NJ State Champion @ 6.00m (19-08.25)
New Meet Record

Triple Jump 13-14 Division Boys NJ State Champion @ 12.42m (40-09.00)
New Meet Record

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Colin Logsdon
3000 Meter Run 13-14 Division USAT&F NJ State Champion @ 10:06.18

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MCTC USAT&F NJ Regional Qualifiers:

400 Meter Dash 8 & Under Division Girls 4th place
Danya Spoor @ 1:16.04

1500 Meter Run 9-10 Division Girls 5th Place
Elsa Spoor @ 5:39.47

1500 Meter Run 9-10 Division Girls 11th Place
Emilia Morris @ 6:04.70

Long Jump 9-10 Division Girls 3rd Place
Bayliss Simon @ 3.58m (11-09.00)

Long Jump 8 & Under Division Boys 2nd Place
Noah Cooper @ 3.35m (11-00.00)

Long Jump 11-12 Division Boys 6th Place
Rawle Workman @ 4.14m (13-07.00)

Long Jump 11-12 Division Boys 11th Place
Connor Cooper @ 3.94m (12-11.25)

100 Meter Dash 13-14 Division Boys 4th Place
Matias Pellegrino @ 12.19

200 Meter Dash 13-14 Division Boys 3rd Place
Matias Pellegrino @ 24.38

400 Meter Dash 13-14 Division Boys 5th Place
Avery Brown @ 55.11

1500 Meter Run 13-14 Division Boys 5th Place
Colin Logsdon @ 4:38.12

100 Meter Dash 15-16 Division Boys 5th Place
Elorm Akasreku @ 11.71

Regards,

Horacio Pellegrino
Antonio Workman
Morris County Track Club

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