Outdoor Track

Led by a one of the finest and most revered coaches in Bergen County, Howard Schuman, our Spring Track team is a perennial favorite at the League, County and State level. With over 100 girls coming out for the team each spring, our large coaching staff prides itself in helping every athlete, no matter what the skill set, achieve personal goals while continuously striving to improve. Our team works very hard and the results show with numerous County and State Championships. Individually many of our athletes have been extremely successful garnering All County, All State and even National distinction. It is a credit to our coaching staff that many of our athletes enjoy highly successful careers at the collegiate level.  

Year in Review

This was an outstanding year for our Spring Track team. Despite losing our top athlete, Liz Garcia, to a season ending basketball injury, and missing our head coach, Howard Schuman for the first 7 weeks of our season, our team persevered. They tied for the League Championship, were second in the County Relays and Individuals, third in the State Sectionals and fifth in the State Group Meet.

Individually, Mackenzie Hughes won the State Group Championship in the 1600m, becoming the first girl in school history to break 5 minutes.  She also won the League and County Championship in the 1600m and 3200m, and was chosen 1st team All County.

Our 4x800 Relay team of Mackenzie Hughes, Tara Lyons, Christina Bagin and Abby Sheehan won the State Group Championship, breaking the school record by 11 seconds and was chosen 1st Team All County. They competed at Nationals in North Carolina, finishing 3rd and breaking the school record again.

Christina Bagin was chosen 2nd team All County in the 1600m and Maris Rodriguez garnered 2nd team All County in the 200m. Pole Vaulter Caroline McGann was chosen 3rd team All County. She also won the League, County and State Sectional Championships while setting a new school record. Anya Skae won the League and County Championships in the discus and shot put.

The 4x400 relay team of Tara Lyons, Maris Rodriguez, Christina Bagin and Abby Sheehan broke a 7 year old school record at the State Sectionals.

The 4x 100 relay team of Christina McCarthy, Veronique Dhont, Nicole Barbaro and Maris Rodriguez won the State Sectional Championship in school record breaking time.

Tara Lyons set a new school record in the 800m. Maris Rodriguez also set new school records in the 100 and 200.






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