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New Approved 2017 Performance Records

Below is the list of 19 new approved indoor and outdoor track & field performance records made this year in 2017.

The updated track & field records and Top 10 Performances can be found on our website .

Congratulations to all athletes for breaking new track & field performance records!


INDOORS

American Record – Men
3000m
New 8:17.24 Thomas O’Neill 05 Mar 2017 IC4A Championships
Boston, MA
Old 8:29.24 Thomas O’Neill 15 Jan 2016 Sorlien Memorial Invitational
Kingston, RI
4x200m Relay
New 1:36.08 Gallaudet University
Nick Jones
Montray Roberts
Kai Christenberry
Toraneau Varice
18 Feb 2017 Susquehanna Invitational
Selinsgrove, PA
Old 1:36.43 Gallaudet University
Montray Roberts
Toraneau Varice
Alex Close
Jordan Manges
12 Feb 2016 Susquehanna Invitational
Selinsgrove, PA
American Record – Women
Weight Throw (20lbs)
New 16.96m
55-07.75
Carly Timpson 04 Mar 2017 ECAC Championships
Boston, MA
Old 13.32m
43-08.50
Haley Hudson 20 Feb 2016 WHAC Championships
Grand Rapids, MI
Collegiate Record – Men
3000m
New 8:17.24 Thomas O’Neill
Providence College
05 Mar 2017 IC4A Championships
Boston, MA
Old 8:29.24 Thomas O’Neill
Providence College
15 Jan 2016 Sorlien Memorial Invitational
Kingston, RI
Collegiate Record – Women
Weight Throw (20lbs)
New 16.96m
55-07.75
Carly Timpson
Quinnipiac University
04 Mar 2017 ECAC Championships
Boston, MA
Old 13.32m
43-08.50
Haley Hudson
Siena Heights University
20 Feb 2016 WHAC Championships
Grand Rapids, MI

OUTDOORS

American Record – Men
5000m
New 14:30.91 Thomas O’Neill 15 Apr 2017 Ocean State Invitational
Providence, RI
Old 14:36.6 Stephen McCalley 17 Mar 1978 Santa Barbara Invitational
Santa Barbara, CA
10,000m
New 29:57.23 Thomas O’Neill 01 Apr 2017 San Francisco State Distance Carnival
San Francisco, CA
Old 30:42.79 Peter Quint 07 Mar 1987 Bud Light Invitational
San Diego, CA
400m Hurdles
New 53.27 Taylor Koss 12 May 2017 La Crosse Eagle Open
La Crosse, WI
Old 53.76 Taylor Koss 08 May 2016 Horizon League Championships
Valparaiso IN
Sprint Medley Relay
New 3:43.42 Gallaudet University
Toraneau Varice
Nick Jones
Jack Gray
John Isaacson
31 Mar 2017 Battleground Relays
Fredericksburg, VA
Old 3:44.8 Gallaudet University
Rodd Gatewood
Cliff Pryce
Darrin Green
Steven Hubmer
27 Mar 1992 Battleground Relays
Fredericksburg, VA
American Record – Women
400m Hurdles
New 1:01.35 Janna Vander Meulen 24 Jul 2017 Summer Deaflympics
Samsun, TUR
Old 1:02.35 Janna Vander Meulen 01 Aug 2013 Summer Deaflympics
Sofia, BUL
Hammer Throw
New 54.28m
178-01
Carly Timpson 12 May 2017 NEICAAA Championships
Williamstown, MA
Old 45.43m
149-00
Heather Lightfoot 26 Jul 2001 Summer Deaflympics
Rome, ITA
Collegiate Record – Men
3000m
New 8:27.52 Thomas O’Neill
Providence College
23 Mar 2017 Stony Brook U. Season Opener
Stony Brook, NY
Old 9:01.37 Otto Kingstedt
Gallaudet University
16 Apr 2016 New Captains Classic
Newport News, VA
5000m
New 14:30.91 Thomas O’Neill
Providence College
15 Apr 2017 Ocean State Invitational
Providence, RI
Old 14:46.92 Gregory Coughlan
RIT
30 May 1992 NCAA III Championships
Waterville, ME
10,000m
New 29:38.43 Otto Kingstedt
RIT
15 Apr 2017 Bison Outdoor Classic
Lewisburg, PA
Old 30:42.79 Peter Quint
Occidental College
07 Mar 1987 Bud Light Invitational
San Diego, CA
400m Hurdles
New 53.27 Taylor Koss
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
12 May 2017 La Crosse Eagle Open
La Crosse, WI
Old 53.76 Taylor Koss
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
08 May 2016 Horizon League Championships
Valparaiso IN
Collegiate Record – Women
High Jump
New 1.70m
5-07.00
Carly Timpson
Quinnipiac University
07 May 2017 Metro Atlantic Championships
Lawrenceville, NJ
Old 1.65m
5-05.00
Ashley Griffith
California State University – Northridge
20 Mar 2010 Trojan Invitational
Los Angeles, CA
Hammer Throw
New 54.28m
178-01
Carly Timpson
Quinnipiac University
12 May 2017 NEICAAA Championships
Williamstown, MA
Old 42.29m
138-09
Haley Hudson
Siena Heights University
16 Apr 2016 Don Kleinow Invitational
Adrian, MI
Prep Record – Girls
Javelin Throw
New 108-05 Cassidy Perry
Maryland School for the Deaf
04 May 2017 IPSL Championships
Mercersburg, PA
Old 106-09 Candace Frank
Louisiana School for the Deaf
?? ??? 2005 ?
?
Prep Deaf School Record – Girls
Javelin Throw
New 108-05 Cassidy Perry
Maryland
04 May 2017 IPSL Championships
Mercersburg, PA
Old 106-09 Candace Frank
Louisiana
?? ??? 2005 ?
?
2016-Winners

2017 Prep Top 50 Best Performances and Awards Announced

National Deaf Interscholastic Athletic Association (NDIAA) and USA Deaf Track & Field (USADTF) have compiled the 2017 Prep Top 50 Best Performances.

This year, 31 and 30 schools have turned in their boys and girls best performances respectively.

Maryland School for the Deaf has become the third school to win both boys and girls Team of the Year. The last time this happened was 25 years ago in 1992 where Alabama won both boys and girls Team of the Year. The first team to do so was Georgia in 1975.

After reviewing and compiling the finishes of all Track & Field events, the committee has declared the Team of the Year, Track Athlete of the Year, Field Athlete of the Year, and Coach of the Year honors for boys and girls.

2017-Boys

Boys:
Top: Team of the Year – Maryland School for the Deaf
Left: Track Athlete of the Year – Bobga Tete, Maryland
Middle: Field Athlete of the Year – Calel Aramboles, Fremont
Right: Coach of the Year – Onyemachi Davis, Indiana

2017-Girls

Girls:
Top: Team of the Year – Maryland School for the Deaf
Left: Track Athlete of the Year – Emelia Beldon, Maryland
Middle: Field Athlete of the Year – Daijuhnae Williams, Fremont
Right: Coach of the Year – Julie Tobin, Arkansas

2017 Prep Top 50 Best Performances

More about NDIAA, please visit – www.ndiaa.us

Older prep top best performances results, Tracksters of the Year and Coach of the Year history can be found on website .

10th Berg/Seeger Classic - Team Winners

Ten Years Berg/Seeger Classic History In The Making

A total of 225 athletes and 17 schools took part in the 10th Berg/Seeger Classic on April 8, 2017 in Austin. This was the largest participating athletes ever. Previously it was 224 held a year before also in Austin. After ten Berg/Seeger Classics, a total of 38 different schools along with 1,112 athletes have taken part.

Ten Years Berg/Seeger Classic Tidbits:
38      Number of schools participated
622    Boys athletes (55.94%)
490    Girls athletes (44.06%)
1,112 Total athletes
23      Deaflympian (including 2017)
12      Athletes who participated 4 years

Top 5 – Largest Athletes
107 Texas
100 Maryland
90   Fremont
84   Model
70   Minnesota

Results/Summary
Top 10 Performances
Updated Meet Records
List of Winners
History

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New Approved 2016 Performance Records

Below is the list of 26 new approved indoor and outdoor track & field performance records made this year in 2016. Next year will be a big banner year because of 2017 Summer Deaflympics is approaching. The Games will be held in Samsun, Turkey from July 18 to 30.

The updated track & field records and Top 10 Performances can be found on our website .

Congratulations to all athletes for breaking new track & field performance records!


INDOORS

American Record – Men
300m
New 37.20 Taylor Koss 23 Jan 2016 John Tierney Quadrangular
Milwaukee, WI
Old 38.5 Brandon Kenny 19 Jan 2007 Northern Athletic Conference Meet
Canton, NY
3000m
New 8:29.24 Tom O’Neill 15 Jan 2016 Sorlien Memorial Invitational
Kingston, RI
Old 9:04.36 Brandon Kenny 23 Feb 2008 Marc Deneault Memorial Invitational
Ithaca, NY
5000m
New 14:27.02 Tom O’Neill 30 Jan 2016 John Thomas Terrier Invitational
Boston, MA
Old 14:32.19 Gregory Coughlan 12 Mar 1993 NCAA III Indoor Championships
Brunswick, ME
4x200m Relay
New 1:36.43 Gallaudet University
Montray Roberts
Toraneau Varice
Alex Close
Jordan Manges
12 Feb 2016 Susquehanna Invitational
Selinsgrove, PA
Old 1:36.79 Gallaudet University
Michael Haynes
Alex Close
Darius Flowers
Vianney Boum-Yamb
09 Feb 2013 Susquehanna Invitational
Selinsgrove, PA
American Record – Women
Shot Put
New 14.31m
46-11.50
Haley Hudson 06 Feb 2016 Hillsdale “Wide-Track” Classic
Hillsdale, MI
Old 11.72m
38-05.75
Carley Lords 27 Feb 2005 Mason-Dixon Championships
Newport News, VA
Weight Throw (20lbs)
New 13.32m
43-08.50
Haley Hudson 20 Feb 2016 WHAC Championships
Grand Rapids, MI
Old 13.16m
43-02.25
Heather Lightfoot 24 Feb 2001 Indoor Collegiate Invitational
Landover, MD
4x200m Relay
New 1:53.75 Gallaudet University
LaQuita Carroll
Shellane McKitty
Lindsey Corthell
Saria Webb
20 Feb 2016 Susquehanna Open
Selinsgrove, PA
Old 2:16.20 Missouri School for the Deaf
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?
?
?
22 Mar 2005 Mule Relays
Warrensburg, MO
Collegiate Record – Men
300m
New 37.20 Taylor Koss
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
23 Jan 2016 John Tierney Quadrangular
Milwaukee, WI
Old 40.5 Carlos Stennett
Gallaudet University
17 Feb 2001 Albright Indoor Invitational
Reading, PA
3000m
New 8:29.24 Tom O’Neill
Providence College
15 Jan 2016 Sorlien Memorial Invitational
Kingston, RI
Old 9:04.36 Brandon Kenny
St. Lawrence University
23 Feb 2008 Marc Deneault Memorial Invitational
Ithaca, NY
5000m
New 14:27.02 Tom O’Neill
Providence College
30 Jan 2016 John Thomas Terrier Invitational
Boston, MA
Old 14:32.19 Gregory Coughlan
RIT
12 Mar 1993 NCAA III Indoor Championships
Brunswick, ME
Collegiate Record – Women
Shot Put
New 14.31m
46-11.50
Haley Hudson
Siena Heights University
06 Feb 2016 Hillsdale “Wide-Track” Classic
Hillsdale, MI
Old 11.72m
38-05.75
Carley Lords
Gallaudet University
27 Feb 2005 Mason-Dixon Championships
Newport News, VA
Weight Throw (20lbs)
New 13.32m
43-08.50
Haley Hudson
Siena Heights University
20 Feb 2016 WHAC Championships
Grand Rapids, MI
Old 12.23m
40-01.50
Carley Lords
Gallaudet University
27 Feb 2005 Mason-Dixon Championships
Newport News, VA
Prep Deaf School Record – Boys
200m
New 23.96 Junior Peters
Minnesota
13 Mar 2016 USATF Minnesota Championships
Minneapolis, MN
Old 24.06 Junior Peters
Minnesota
08 Mar 2015 USATF Minnesota Championships
Minneapolis, MN
60m Hurdles 39″
New 9.98 Matt Sherman
Minnesota
01 Apr 2016 High School Early Bird Time Trials
St. Paul, MN
Old 11.52 Matt Sherman
Minnesota
10 Apr 2015 Macalester Meet
St. Paul, MN
4x400m Relay
New 3:52.03 Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf
Junior Peters
Anthony Barger
Matt Sherman
Juan Salgado
01 Apr 2016 High School Early Bird Time Trials
St. Paul, MN
Old 4:40.16 Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf
William Bondhus
Marty Freeberg
Sam Bondhus
John Fletcher
10 Apr 2015 Macalester Meet
St. Paul, MN
4x800m Relay
New 10:38.77 Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf
Juan Salgado
Sam Bondhus
William Bondhus
John Fletcher
01 Apr 2016 High School Early Bird Time Trials
St. Paul, MN
Old None – Above is a new record.
Prep Deaf School Record – Girls
4x400m Relay
New 5:22.83 Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf
Corrie Ballentine
Kayla Mitchell
Chloe Robinson
Meghan Hatfield
01 Apr 2016 High School Early Bird Time Trials
St. Paul, MN
Old 5:42.34 Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf
Ernelina Beldon
Meghan Hatfield
Kelsey Pickett
Kelley Johnson
10 Apr 2015 Macalester Meet
St. Paul, MN

OUTDOORS

American Record – Men
400m Hurdles
New 53.76 Taylor Koss 08 May 2016 Horizon League Championships
Valparaiso IN
Old 54.11 Gwayne Davis 24 Jul 1981 World Games for the Deaf
Köln, GER
Decathlon
New 7,055 Craig Saalfeld 23 Apr 2016 Jim Dutcher Memorial
Crete, NE
100m: 11.48
LJ: 6.44m (21-01.50)
SP: 12.95m (42-06.00)
HJ: 2.03m (6-08.00)
400m: 51.86
110m H: 15.39
DT: 40.59m (133-02)
PV: 4.40m (14-05.25)
JT: 44.22m (145-01)
1500m: 4:41.12
Old 7,007 Andrew Herman 31 Jul 1993 World Games for the Deaf
Sofia, BUL
100m: 11.75
LJ: 6.46m (21-02.50)
SP: 13.28m (43-07.00)
HJ: 1.89m (6-02.25)
400m: 52.37
110m H: 16.05
DT: 39.86m (130-09)
PV: 4.40m (14-05.25)
JT: 56.80m (186-04)
1500m: 4:35.34
American Record – Women
Shot Put
New 14.16m
46-05.50
Haley Hudson 27 May 2016 NAIA Championships
Gulf Shores, AL
Old 13.84m
45-05.00
Brenda Bessner ?? ??? 1989 ?
?
Collegiate Record – Men
3000m
New 9:01.37 Otto Kingstedt
Gallaudet University
16 Apr 2016 New Captains Classic
Newport News, VA
Old 9:45.84 Ivan Alfaro
Gallaudet University
30 Mar 2013 Goucher Classic
Towson, MD
400m Hurdles
New 53.76 Taylor Koss
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
08 May 2016 Horizon League Championships
Valparaiso IN
Old 54.67 Taylor Koss
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
19 Apr 2014 Gateway Invitational
Edwardsville, IL
Hammer Throw
New 56.16m
184-03
Alex Weis
Southwest Minnesota State U.
10 Apr 2016 USF Invitational
Sioux Falls, SD
Old 51.47m
168-10
Wayne Langbein
Gallaudet University
13 Apr 1993 CAC Championships
Fredericksburg, VA
Collegiate Record – Women
Shot Put
New 14.16m
46-05.50
Haley Hudson
Siena Heights University
27 May 2016 NAIA Championships
Gulf Shores, AL
Old 13.84m
45-05.00
Brenda Bessner
Clark College
?? ??? 1989 ?
?
Hammer Throw
New 42.29m
138-09
Haley Hudson
Siena Heights University
16 Apr 2016 Don Kleinow Invitational
Adrian, MI
Old 41.38m
135-09
Julia Dameron
Gallaudet University
20 Apr 2002 CAC Championships
Towson, MD
Prep Deaf School Record – Boys
3200m
New 9:41.01 Gashaw Duhamel
Tennessee
19 May 2016 TSSAA Class A-AA East Sectional Meet
Knoxville, TN
Old 9:41.19 Gashaw Duhamel
Model
18 Apr 2015 Berg/Seeger Classic
Danville, KY

RECOGNITION

Indoor Marathon – Women
  5:46:22 Rachel Young 31 Dec 2013 Hawk Indoor Marathon
Hagerstown, MD
2016-Winners

2016 Prep Top 50 Best Performances and Awards Announced

National Deaf Interscholastic Athletic Association (NDIAA) and USA Deaf Track & Field (USADTF) have compiled the 2016 Prep Top 50 Best Performances.

This year, 38 and 35 schools have turned in their boys and girls best performances respectively.

2016 Prep Top 50 Best Performances

After reviewing and compiling the finishes of all Track & Field events, the committee has declared the Team of the Year, Track Athlete of the Year, Field Athlete of the Year, and Coach of the Year honors for boys and girls.

2016-Boys

Boys:
Top: Team of the Year – Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf
Left: Track Athlete of the Year – Gashaw Duhamel, Tennessee
Middle: Field Athlete of the Year – Kyrell Cummings, Minnesota
Right: Coach of the Year – Steven Fuerst, Minnesota

2016-Girls

Girls:
Top: Team of the Year – Maryland School for the Deaf
Left: Track Athlete of the Year – Shanieka Coleman, Mississippi
Middle: Field Athlete of the Year – Daijuhnae Williams, Fremont
Right: Coach of the Year – Randy Shank, Maryland


More about NDIAA, please visit – www.ndiaa.us

For all previous years’ prep top best performances, Tracksters of the Year, and Coach of the Year, they can be found on website .