20th Annual Penn State Track and Field/XC Reunion

And SAVE THE DATE! The Executive Committee meeting of the Officers of the Group convened and chose the dates for the 2022 Reunion and Coach Groves Golf Tournament. This will be the 20th anniversary of the formulation of this whole shebang, and you better SAVE THE DATE!! So set aside May 13th and 14th, 2022. (Each year will alternate between May and August) We will be going all out for this event and you won't want to miss it. Adult beverages, camaraderie with old and new friends, mediocre golf, AND LIVE MUSIC FROM PROFESSIONALS! Stay tuned...

Monday, July 19, 2021

Top Nittany Lion Finishers At American Track League

 

Thanks to Matt Groves for alerting me to this meet.

2 Evonne Britton
USA
  12.72
+3.6 m/s

1       100MH
1 Brannon Kidder
USA
  1:45.26

1     800M
1 Darrell Hill
USA
         21.35m
70' 0½"

1       Shot Put



Sunday, July 18, 2021

Big Winning Throw For Michael Shuey At Javelin Fest: On To The Olympics

 

Event 9  Men Javelin Throw Elite
=============================================================================
    National:   299-06  6/21/2007   Breaux Greer, adidas                       
        Meet:   281-01  7/16/2021   Michael Shuey, Chula Vista, CA             
    Name                    Year Team                    Finals            H#
=============================================================================
  1 #   99 Shuey, Michael        Chula Vista, CA        
      77.96m 79.55m FOUL FOUL FOUL 85.67m(281'1")
  2 #  110 Thompson, Curtis      Florence, NJ           
      77.44m 76.98m 76.35m 78.79m 81.04m 77.60m
  3 #  118 Williamson, Caper     Greer, SC               
      71.93m FOUL 73.33m 73.82m 75.92m 80.49m

 

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Michael Shuey Headlines Javelin Festival

 

After a one-year hiatus, American JavFest is returning to East Stroudsburg. This year it's bringing three Olympians with it.

The National Scholastic Athletics Foundation's sixth annual javelin festival will take place at East Stroudsburg High School South on July 16-17. The event gathers javelin competitors of different skill levels from across the country to compete and learn from one another. 

Olympians Maggie Malone, Curtis Thompson and Michael Shuey will be in attendance this year, giving those at JavFest the opportunity to watch the country's greatest compete.


 

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Diamonds Are A Guys Best Friend

 Isaiah Harris made the most of his post-Olympic Trials 4th place finish by snagging a win in the Diamond League Gateshead 800M race on Sunday.


 

"Light yourself on fire and then roll in broken glass to put out the fire!"
-from Isaiah Harris's Twitter Feed, explaining how to replicate the feeling after an 800M race.

But he was all smiles at the finish of this one!



Sunday, July 11, 2021

Penn State Track And Field Alumni (Golfers) Olympic Schedule

*All Times are Eastern Standard Time (EDT)

Men’s Shot Put Qualifying Round 8/3/21 6:15 AM  Joe Kovacs

PEACOCK4 a.m. – 11 a.m.

 https://stream.nbcolympics.com/track-and-field-session-11-mens-shot-put-qualifying 

Men’s Shot Put Final 8/4/21 10:05 PM NBC 8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

NBC8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

 https://stream.nbcolympics.com/track-and-field-session-14-mens-shot-put-final

Men's Javelin Throw Qualifying Round   8/3/21 8:05 PM   Michael Shuey

https://stream.nbcolympics.com/track-and-field-session-12-mens-javelin-qualifying

 Men’s Javelin Throw Final   8/7/21 7:00 AM  

 https://stream.nbcolympics.com/track-and-field-session-19-mens-javelin-final

PEACOCK6 a.m. – 11 a.m. 

n's Javelin Throw Qualund8/3/21 8:05 PM

 
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