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Keep up to date with Sharon High School alumni competing successfully
 in track and field at the intercollegiate level!  
 
Thank you to Mr. Steve Connolly for his college action video contributions to the website (2010-12).

February 11, 2012 - Gorham, ME - Scott Connolly posted a PR of 1:57.3 in the 800m at the New England Alliance Championship. 10 Universities competed at this meet. He finished 1st out of 20 entrants and qualified for the New England Div. III Championship on Feb. 18th and the Open New England Championship on Feb. 25th.

December 3, 2011 - Boston, MA - UMASS Dartmouth junior Scott Connolly started off this year's indoor track season at the Track and Field Invitational at the Reggie Lewis Center, with a quick time of 1:58.8 in the 800m, finishing 3rd of 20. 26 colleges and clubs were represented.
Video Link, Men's 800m

 March 5, 2011 - Boston, MA - University of Delaware sophomore Rachel Wasserman combined with three fellow Blue Hens to place 16th in the 4 x 800m relay at the Women's Division 1 ECAC Indoor Track and Field Championship, held at the Reggie Lewis Center. The Blue Hens covered the 3200 meters in a new school record time of 9:15.09! The previous record of 9:15.89 was set in 2009.
February 25-26, 2011 - Boston, MA - At the NEICAAA Indoor Championship held at BU, Northeastern U. rookie Camille Henry placed 27th for the Huskies on her way to legging out a sub-60 PR in the 400m (59.93). Henry also ran a leg on the 8th place 4 x 400m relay team (3:55.78).
February 20, 2011 - Cambridge, MA - First year Camille Henry for Northeastern University, posted an 8.47 in the 60m and a 27.06 in the 200m to place 9th and 7th, respectively, at the 2011 USATF - NE Track and Field Indoor Championship, held at the Gordon Track at Harvard University.

February 19, 2011 - Princeton, NJ -
U. of Delaware sophomore Rachel Wasserman posted a 5:27.94 in the Mile, placing 9th overall at the Princeton Invitational. Wasserman also doubled in the 4 x 400m, placing 7th in a time of 4:17.23.

February 19, 2011 - Springfield, MA - MIT captured the NE Div. 3 Indoor Track and Field Championship by 2 points over Williams College, 114 - 112. Running for the Engineers, junior Ben Mattocks posted a 8:54.10 in the 3000m and placed 21st. For the UMass-Dartmouth Corsairs, sophomore Scott Connolly, after leading through 400m, succumbed to fever and a chest cold, and placed 21st overall in the 800m (2:03.55). UMD placed 9th in team scoring (36 points).

February 12, 2011 - Gorham, ME - At the Little East Conference amd New England Alliance championships hosted by the University of So. Maine, UMass-Dartmouth sophomore Scott Connolly placed 6th in the 800m, covering the distance in 2:00.23 for the Corsairs.

February 12, 2011Boston, MA - Northeastern U. rookie Camille Henry posted a 1:00.65 at the Valentine Invitational 400m, hosted by Boston University. Henry placed 49th out a field of 106 competing.

February 11, 2011 - New York, NY - U. of Delaware sophomore Rachel Wasserman was a member of the victorious 4 x 800m relay team (9:20.82) at the Rider-Lafayette Invitational, held at the NYC Armory. Wasserman, competing individually at 500m, posted a 1:23.30 to take 12th place.

February 5, 2011 -
  Boston, MA - Facing off against Williams College and Moravian College in a tri-meet, MIT junior Ben Mattocks threw down an ECAC meet qualifying time of 4:23.96 in the Mile, placing 5th among the 17 competing. The Engineers emerged victorious over second place Williams.

February 5, 2011 - Medford, MA -
UMass-Dartmouth sophomore Scott Connolly busted out a 1:25.26 to PR in the 600m at the Tufts Stampede, held at the Gantcher Center. Connolly's time was good for 8th place overall from a field of 33.
Video Link, Mens 600m
February 5, 2011 - New York, NY -
McGill sophomore Chris Peng posted a 9.88 (34th) in the 60m Hurdles at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational, held at the New York City Armory.

February 4, 2011
- Boston, MA - A busy meet for Lady Huskie frosh Camille Henry, competing in her first Battle of Beantown, pitting Northeastern University against Havard, BU, and BC for town bragging rights. In her 60m dash collegiate debut, Henry clocked an 8.29 for 12th place, besting former Mansfield H.S. rival Megan Ferreira (Harvard '13, 4th - 8.43). Henry posted a 26.67 200m, her best indoor time out of the blocks at that distance, and placed 10th in defeating former Hingham H.S. star Molly O'Dea (BC '14, 12th - 26.90). Henry closed out her meet by running a leg on NE's 4 x400m, placing 3rd in 4:00.14. Overall the women's team placed 4th.

January 29, 2011 - Newark, DE - The University of Delaware Blue Hens earned runners-up honors to Towson U. at the Tomson Invitational, hosted by UD. UD sophomore Rachel Wasserman clocked a 1:22.69 in the Div. I 500m to secure 5th place points for the Hens. Wasserman also ran a leg on the winning 4 x 800m for Div. I (9:52.98).

January 28-29, 2011 - Boston, MA -
UMass-Dartmouth sophomore Scott Connolly ran a season-best 1:59.10 in the 800m at the Boston University Terrier Invitational, held at the BU Track & Tennis Center. Connolly's time was good for 52nd place overall out of 100 in the field. Connolly's time also represented the 8th all-time best mark for the Corsairs and qualifies him for the New England Div. III Championships. MIT junior Ben Mattocks placed 35th out of 104 competitors in the 3000m with a time of 8:43.23 to qualify for the NE DIII and ECAC championships. Running unattached, Coach Jen Cunningham competed in the 1000m for the first time, covering the distance in 3:14.95 to place 25th overall.

January 28, 2011 - Boston, MA - Northeastern University freshman Camille Henry placed 11th in the 400m at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games, held at the Reggie Lewis Center. Henry posted a 60.55 PR. Henry chalked up a successful double with a 2nd place showing in the 4 x 400m (3:59.42). The Lady Huskies went on to claim the team title, topping 2nd place finisher Brown U., in the final team standings. Wheaton College freshman Brad Mattocks also competed, making his college track debut in the 400m for the Lyons, posting a 53.88 to place 25th.

January 22, 2011 - Landover, MD -
 Former Eagle captain Rachel Wasserman, in her second season competing for the University of Delaware Blue Hens, placed 11th in the 600m at the University of Maryland Indoor Terrapin Invitational. Wasserman covered the distance in 1:44.25.

January 22, 2011 - Springfield, MA -
A pair of Sharon H.S. alums captured scoring placements at the Springfield College Invitational. MIT junior Ben Mattocks, moving down in distance, posted a 4:29.07 in the Mile to place 5th for the Engineers. UMass-Dartmouth sophomore Scott Connolly, also getting in some speed work, secured 6th place points in the 600m for the Corsairs, covering the distance in 1:26.32.

January 15, 2011 - New Haven, CT - Rookie Camille Henry notched an indoor PR in the 400m, claiming 5th place for Northeastern University at the 29th Yale Intercollegiate Track Classic, held at Coxe Cage. Henry crossed the finish line in 60.85. Henry also ran a leg on the Huskie's 2nd place 4 x 400m relay which clocked a respectable 3:58.99.

January 15, 2011 - Lewiston, ME - MIT junior Ben Mattocks posted a 9:01.17, good for 4th place in the 3000m in a tri-meet with Colby College and host Bates College. The Engineers won handily - MIT 192, Bates 116, Colby 45.

January 15, 2011 - Kingston, RI -
UMass-Dartmouth sophomore Scott Connolly competed in the 800m at the URI Sorlein T & F Invitational, held at the Mackal Field House. Connolly placed 7th for the Corsairs, posting a 2:03.46. UMass-Dartmouth placed 3rd in team scoring, behind URI and UMass-Amherst.

January 14, 2001 - New York, NY - U. of Delware sophomore Rachel Wasserman placed 10th among 48 runners in the NYC Gotham Cup Women's Unseeded 800m, held at the NYC Armory. Wasserman covered the distance in 2:24.55 for the Blue Hens.

January 9, 2011 - Hanover, NH - Northeastern University freshman Camille Henry posted a 63.54 for 12th place in the 400m at the 42nd Dartmouth Relays, hosted by Dartmouth College at the Leverone Field House.

January 7, 2011 - Newark, DE -  UD Blue Hen Rachel Wasserman placed 7th in the 1000m at the Delaware Invitational. Wasserman covered the distance in 3:17.82, securing two points to help the Blue Hens place 2nd overall in team scoring. Wasserman also competed in the 4 x 400m relay that placed 3rd in 4:14.12.

December 11, 2010 - Boston, MA - Sophomore Scott Connolly (UMass-Dartmouth) and first year Camille Henry (Northeastern) competed at the Harvard Open, hosted by Harvard University at the Gordon Track and Tennis Center. Connolly impressed by placing 7th out of 74 in the 800m, posting a 2:01.01. Henry ran a respectable 27.25 in the 200m, placing 26th from a field of 112, and besting former North Attleboro HS rivals Julianne Cappadona-Sacred Heart '13 (27.81) and Christy Deininger-Worcester State '14 (28.32). Henry also doubled in the 60m Dash (8.42), placing 31 out of 60 in the trials.

December 11, 2010 - Montreal, Canada -
Sharon alum Chris Peng (SHS '09) took the top spot in the 60m Hurdles (8.78) at the Montreal Open Holiday Classic, hosted by McGill University at the Tomlinson Field House.

December 4, 2010 - Boston, MA - Two former Eagle standouts shook off some rust at the Jay Casirella Invitational, hosted by Northeastern University at the Reggie Lewis Center. UMass-Dartmouth sophomore Scott Connolly clocked a 2:02.86 in the 800m, good for 13th out of 35 for the Corsairs. First year Northeastern sprinter Camille Henry made her way around the familiar oval twice to post a 1:04.12 in the 400m, placing 16th among a field of 37 for the Huskies.

December 3, 2010 - Villanova, PA - University of Delaware sophomore Rachel Wasserman (SHS '09) placed 3rd in the 800m at the Jack Pyrah Invitational Meet, hosted by Villanova University at the Haverford College Alumni Fieldhouse. Wasserman posted a 2:28.08 for the Blue Hens.

May 15, 2010 - Lowell, MA -
Bentley senior Dan Darcy won the 800m at the New Balance High Performance Invitational, hosted by UMass-Lowell. Darcy prevailed over the 24-man field by 0.89 with his winning time of 1:52.21.
May 1, 2010 - Fairfax, VA - University of Delaware freshman Rachel Wasserman posted a 2:23.00 PR for 26th place overall at the Colonial Athletic Association Championships, hosted by George Mason University.
May 1, 2010 - Medford, MA - MIT soph Ben Mattocks placed 17th in the 5000m with a time of 15:42.73 at the NE Division III Championships, held at Tufts University. The Engineers placed 2nd overall in team scoring.
May 1, 2010 - Easton, MA - Bentley's Dan Darcy shattered the 1500m school record by a whopping 1.34 seconds on his way to a third place finish at the Northeast-10 Conference Championships, hosted by Stonehill College. Darcy's time of 3:51.01 also represented a 1.56 improvement over his previous NCAA Division II provisional qualifying effort. Bentley's men's team placed 6th overall.
April 24, 2010 - Springfield, MA - Sophomore Ben Mattocks placed 4th in the 1500m for MIT at the NEWMAC Championships held at Springfield College. Mattocks posted a 4:02.85. The Engineers captured its 10th consecutive NEWMAC team title.

April 24, 2010 - Darmouth, MA -
Freshman Corsair Scott Connolly posted a season best 1:59.56 in the 800m at the Little East Conference & New England Alliance Championships, hosted by UM-Dartmouth. Connolly's time was good for 3rd place in the Little East Conference (5th - Alliance Ch.). The Corsairs finished third in the Little East as a team behind So. Maine and Keene State.

April 23, 2010 - Easton, MA - WOW! Bentley University senior Dan Darcy threw down a seriously fast 1:52.11 to win the 800m at Stonehill College's Skyhawk Invitational. Darcy's time positions him as 12th nationally on the NCAA Division 2 performance list at this point in the season. Darcy has now qualified provisionally for the NCAA Div. 2 Championships in both the 800m and 1500m.
April 23, 2010 - West Chester, PA - Freshman Rachel Wasserman placed 3rd out of 32 in the 800m at the West Chester Invitational, hosted by WCU. Wasserman covered the distance in a very respectable 2:24.46 for the Blue Hens.
April 17, 2010 - Newark, DE - Frosh Blue Hen Rachel Wasserman ran a workmanlike 63.87 at the Delaware Open II Meet, hosted by the University of Delaware. Wasserman also ran a leg on a 4 x 400m relay for UD (4:27.04).
April 17, 2010 - New London, CT - The UMass-Dartmouth men's team placed 2nd overall at the Silfen Invitational, hosted by Connecticut College. Under difficult conditions, freshman Corsair Scott Connolly ran a 2:01.34 for 9th place out of 41 suited up. Connolly also ran a 2:03 leg on the winning 4 x 800m relay (8:22.86).

April 16, 2010 - Princeton, NJ - Dan Darcy broke the Bentley University 1500m school record at the Larry Ellis Invitational, hosted by Princeton University. His time of 3:52.57 lowered the 7-year old school record by 0.97. However teammate Curtis Trueb in a subsequent heat, bettered Darcy by 0.22 to re-set the new school mark. Darcy's previous PR at 1500m was 3:55.0. Darcy qualifed provisionally for the NCAA Division II Championships.

April 10, 2010 - Lowell, MA - Bentley senior Dan Darcy placed 2nd in the 800m at the George Davis Invitational, hosted by UMass-Lowell.  Darcy, at 1:55.49, was denied the win by just 0.40 by fellow Falcon Curtis Trueb.
April 10, 2010 - Cambridge, MA - MIT sophomore Ben Mattocks competed in the 5000m at a tri-meet against Colby College and Bates College. Mattocks clocked a 15:23.29 to place 2nd to help MIT secure the team win.
April 10, 2010 - North Darmouth, MA - Frosh Scott Connolly posted a 2:03.06 on his way to a 4th place finish at the Corsair Invitational, hosted by UMass-Dartmouth. UMass-Dartmouth went on to take the team title.

April 3, 2010 - Storrs, CT - Bentley senior middle distance runner Dan Darcy had a strong performance at the UConn Alumni Invitational. Darcy threw down a 1:55.06 in the 800m to take 3rd place out of 21 competitors.
April 3, 2010 - Troy, NY - MIT sophomore Ben Mattocks placed 3rd out of 15 competitors in the Engineers Cup 1500m, hosted by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Mattocks covered the distance in 4:08.11.

April 3, 2010 - N. Smithfield, RI - Freshman Corsair Scott Connolly posted a 2:00.82 in the 800m at the Bryant U. Invitational. Connolly placed 8th in the 23-man field for UMASS-Dartmouth.

March 27, 2010 - Towson, MD - Frosh Rachel Wasserman ran a respectable 2:26.77 for the U. Delaware Blue Hens at the Towson University T & F Invitational.  Wasserman's time earned her 11th place out of 37 competitors. The women's team posted six wins on the day.
March 27, 2010 - Westfield, MA - Freshman Scott Connolly opened the spring season with a 2:03.29 800m at the Jerry Gravel Invitational, hosted by Westfield State. Connolly finished middle of the pack at 26th for the UMASS-Dartmouth Corsairs.

March 27, 2010 - Raleigh, NC - Bentley senior Dan Darcy competed in the 1500m at the Raleigh Relays, hosted by North Carolina State. Darcy placed 9th overall with a competitive time of 3:55.97.
March 26, 2010 - Lexington, VA - MIT sophomore Ben Mattocks paced a 15:35.52 5000m at the Washington & Lee University Spring Carnival. Mattocks placed 18th out of a field of 42.
March 20, 2010 - West Chester, PA - In a strong showing to open the spring season, University of Delaware freshman Rachel Wasserman threw down a 2:23.49 in the 800m at the Golden Ram Invitational, hosted by West Chester University. Her time was good enough to capture 4th place among a field of 35 competitors. Wasserman also ran a leg in the 4 x 400m relay (4:21.56) for the Blue Hens.
February 20, 2010 - Lewiston, ME - MIT sophomore Ben Mattocks placed 12th in the New England Division 3 Indoor Championships at 3000m. Mattocks posted an 8:51.43. The Engineers went on to claim its 10th NE Div. 3 Championship title.
February 18, 2010 - Boston, MA - Bentley senior Dan Darcy ran a 4:33.66 in the Mile at the Northeast-10 Conference Indoor Championship for the the Falcons. Darcy placed 12th overall.

February 14, 2010 - Boston, MA - MIT sophomore Ben Mattocks placed 67th out of 191 runners competing in the Valentine Invitational 3000m, hosted by Boston University. Mattocks ran an 8:41.71 PR for the Engineers. Bentley senior Dan Darcy posted a 4:11.08 in the Mile, good for 21st out of a field of 203 competitors.
February 13, 2010 - Ottawa, ON - Redmen freshman Chris Peng posted a 9.60 for McGill University in the 60m Hurdles at the 2010 Ottawa Winter Nationals.

February 6, 2010 - Cambridge, MA - Sophomore Ben Mattocks placed 4th in the 3000m at a tri-meet hosted by the MIT Engineers. Competing against Williams College and the US Coast Guard Academy, Mattocks covered the distance in 8:53.06. MIT secured the team victory.
January 30, 2010 - Brunswick, ME - MIT sophomore Ben Mattocks placed 4th in the Mile at the Bowdoin Invitational. Mattocks hit the tape at 4:24.82. MIT took the overall team honors over Springfield, Bowdoin, Tufts, and Colby.
January 30, 2010 - Montreal QC, Canada - Freshman Chris Peng competed in the High Jump at the 15th annual McGill Team Challenge. Peng cleared 1.70m (5' 7") for the McGill Redmen.
January 30, 2010 - Granville, OH - Freshman Alex Kutana and his relay mates placed 3rd (1:33.39) for Oberlin College in the 4 x 200m at the North Coast AC Relays, hosted by Dension University.
Complete Meet Results
January 24, 2010 - Cambridge, MA - Bentley senior Dan Darcy clocked an impressive 3rd place time of 4:10.63 in the Championship Mile at the Greater Boston Track Club Invitational, hosted by Harvard University.

January 23, 2010 - Springfield, MA - UMass-Dartmouth freshman middle-distance runner Scott Connolly worked uptempo in the 600m at the Springfield 5-Way. Connolly posted a 1:30.73.

January 23, 2010 - Cambridge, MA - MIT sophomore Ben Mattocks clocked a 9:04.22 in the 3000m for a win at the MIT Coed Invitational. 
January 23, 2010 - Berea, OH - Oberlin's Alex Kutana competed in the Baldwin-Wallace Mid-January Invite held at the Lou Higgins Center.  Kutana posted a 24.61 in the 200m for 20th place in the 41-man field. Along with a leap of 39' 6" (12.04m) in the TJ, Kutana ran a leg on the victorious 4 x 200m (1:33.05).
January 16, 2010 - Kingston, RI - Back from the break, UMass-Dartmouth freshman Scott Connolly competed at the Sorlein Memorial Invitational hosted by the University of Rhode Island. Connolly competed at 500m (1:13.64) and ran a leg on the Corsair's 4 x 400m relay (3:40.41).

January 16, 2010 - Cambridge, MA - In the indoor season's opener, MIT sophomore Ben Mattocks ran the 3000m in a tri-meet against Colby College and Bates College. Mattocks covered the distance in 9:01.80 for the Engineers.

January 15, 2010 - Oberlin, OH - Freshman Alex Kutana had a busy day for Oberlin College, as the Yeomen took on Thiel College at the Heisman Field House. Kutana competed in the 200m (25.35), LJ (5.32m / 17' 6.5"), TJ (12.09m / 39' 8") and 4 x 200m (1:34.36).

December 19, 2009 - Montreal QC, Canada - McGill University freshman Chris Peng made his first appearance as a Redmen at the Montreal Holiday Classic, held at the Tomlinson Fieldhouse by host McGill. Peng cleared 1.30m in the high jump.

December 11-12, 2009 - Kent, OH - Oberlin College freshman Alex Kutana triple jumped in his first collegiate meet at the Golden Flash Gala hosted by Kent State. Yeoman Kutana's best jump of the meet was 11.88m (38' 11.75") for 12th place in a field of 17.

December 5, 2009 - Boston, MA - Running on familiar ground, UMass-Dartmouth freshman Scott Connolly made his debut as a Corsair at the Jay Carisella T & F Invitational, held at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center by host Northeastern University. Connolly posted a 2:02.26 in the Men's 800 Meter Run, taking 11th place overall among a field of 45 competitors.