Track & Field

Track and Field Attend the Last Chance Meet on Saturday

Track and Field Attend the Last Chance Meet on Saturday

EVENT: Last Chance Meet

DATE: February, 25 2017

WHERE: Ocean Breeze, Staten Island, NY

Opening Word

The Saint Peter's men's and women's indoor track and field teams will compete in the Last Chance Meet on Saturday. The competition will be an all-day event.

Last Time Out

Jermaine Lascelles placed 1st in the high jump at the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships on February 18. Lascelles topped his personal best twice reaching 2.14m in the high jump, landing him the ninth best jump in the country of all jumps during the Indoor season.

Lascelles also led the Peacocks in the 400 meter dash placing second overall with the time at 49.64 earning eight points for Saint Peter's. Jamel Presley placed second in the 60m hurdles with the Peacocks best time of 8.21. The men's 4x400 relay team also took second.

For the women Meredith Przybocki jumped a Saint Peter's best of 1.65m in the high jump earning four points for the Peacocks.

As a team, the Peacocks placed fifth overall on the men's side and tied for eighth on the women's side.

about the Coach Phyllis Anderson has taken on the role as Head Coach of the Saint Peter's cross country and track and field teams. Anderson has guided multiple MAAC individual champions in 2015-16 at the league's indoor and outdoor track and field championships. She has built A. Philip Randolph High School track and field program into a powerhouse leading them to nearly 20 consecutive Manhattan borough championships along with multiple indoor and outdoor New York City titles. Anderson has coached multiple Olympians, including gold medalist Natasha Hastings (Team USA 2008) and Barbara Selkridge (Antigua, 1988). Anderson holds a bachelor's degree from Queens College (NY) and a master's degree from City College of New York. Anderson is a recent inductee into the Armory Coaches Hall of Fame.

Joining the team is assistant coach, Rudy Thompson. Recently he coached at George Washington High School since 2012. He specializes in sprints, distance, along with field events, discus, pole vault, and shot put. Thompson earned a bachelor's degree from North Carolina A&T and a master's degree from Brooklyn College. In addition, he has also completed an advanced certificate at Brooklyn college and course work towards a masters at Touro College.