Track and Field

Top 10 BU moments of 2013-14 school year

Top 10 BU moments of 2013-14 school year

The Daily Free Press sports section voted for their top-10 moments during the 2013-14 year at Boston University. Ranging from thrilling performances to the start and end of certain programs, the 2013-14 season was a very eventful year for BU athletics. 10.  Men’s lacrosse gets first win After coming close in several contests, the Boston University men’s lacrosse team finally […]

Track impressive at Penn Relays

With the Patriot League Championship on the horizon, the Boston University track and field program is peaking at the right time, posting impressive performances at both the Penn Relays and the Skyhawk Invitational over the weekend. The Penn Relays, run annually at the University of Pennsylvania, is widely regarded as one of the most prestigious meets in the country. This […]

Lefort, Peters take home top athlete awards

At the Francis D. Burke Club Room at Agganis Arena Tuesday night, eight Terriers were awarded at the student-athlete awards reception for their performances in the 2013-14 academic year. Sophomore Sarah Lefort highlighted the event for the women when she won the Mildred Barnes Award for BU’s top female athlete. On the men’s side, senior Rich Peters was given the […]

Track earns 4 weekly awards after stellar weekend race performance

Thanks to their stellar performances this past weekend at the George Mason Spring Invitational, four members of the men’s and women’s track and field teams were awarded Patriot League weekly honors, the conference announced Monday. Sophomore distance runner Alec Olson and freshman distance runner Michelle Sumner were named Male and Female Athlete of the Week. Freshman sprinter Justin Flynn earned his […]

Taffur, trio of wrestlers finish season at NCAA Championships

This weekend, three members of the Boston University wrestling team competed in the NCAA Championships at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. After the tournament was over, the Terriers finished in 45th place as a team, generating six points for the weekend. Senior Nestor Taffur highlighted the trio, falling just one win short of being named an All-American in his […]

Peters, Adler named All-Americans after NCAA Indoor Championships

Senior Rich Peters and senior Monica Adler represented the Boston University track team at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field National Championships in Albuquerque, N.M., this past weekend. Peters finished in fourth place in the men’s mile, running 4:03.49. The finish served as Peters’ second top-10 placing in the event. In 2012, the England native ran 4:01.78 in a runner-up […]

Peters breaks previous NCAA record

Led by several record-setting performances, the Boston University track and field team turned in a successful weekend at the BU Last Chance Meet at the Track and Tennis Center. A solid showing by the distance runners, particularly senior Rich Peters, helmed the Terrier men. Peters finished third in a loaded 1,000m race, running 2:18.55, breaking the NCAA record that was […]

Women’s track takes 1st place at Patriot League finals

Competing in the program’s first-ever Patriot League Championships, the Boston University track and field team posted impressive results over the weekend at host site Bucknell University. The women’s squad took first place in decisive fashion, tallying a total of 210 points over the course of the meet, finishing 80 points ahead of second-place Lehigh University. “It was really, truly a […]

BU track team participates in John Thomas Terrier Invitational

It was a weekend of new, personal records for some members of the Boston University track and field team at the John Thomas Terrier Invitational at the Track and Tennis Center, including a new BU record in the 3,000m run. Friday night was dedicated to the women’s events. Junior Gemma Acheampong led the way for the Terrier sprinters with her fifth-place […]

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Freshmen, veterans alike succeed in track and field season opener

In the Boston University track and field season opener Saturday, many Terriers showed that they are ready for the college level of competition. Freshmen Justin Flynn and Cameron Williams opened their collegiate careers with stellar showings in the 60m dash. Flynn finished second with a time of 6.99 seconds, and Williams finished in third place with a time of 7.03 seconds. […]