BROCKTON, Mass. ---- The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its Week 3 NJCAA National rankings on Wednesday, with Massasoit Community College men’s track and field team ranking 18th and the women’s team ranking 20th.
Wednesday marked the second consecutive week that the Warriors appeared in the USTFCCA top-25 rankings, with both Massasoit teams staying in the same positions as the list from Week 2.
After another impressive showing, Nick Vaughn elevated his spot in the NJCAA Division III rankings to the fifth fastest 100-meter dash time. At the Smith Pioneer Invitational this past weekend, the freshmen from Kingston clocked a school record 11.15 in the 100m, taking second overall at the meet.
Vaughn is just .07 seconds away from being in the top three in the 100-meter rankings.
Fellow freshman Alex MacMillan (Brockton) improved his javelin distance to 44.78 meters (146’11”), placing him tied for seventh on the USTFCCCA list.
On the women’s side, Kerry O’Neil (Stoughton) improved her 5,000-meter time by over 10 seconds at the Smith Pioneer Invitational, 22:54.53, as she ranks 12th in the event.
Overall, Massasoit’s name appears 16 times in the USTFCCCA rankings.
Massasoit Men’s Track & Field
Nick Vaughn (Kingston)
5th in 100m at (11.15)
27th in 200m (23.51)
Alex MacMillan (Brockton)
T7th in Javelin at 44.78m (146-11)
T22nd in High Jump at 1.73m (5-8)
36th in 200m (23.49)
Mitchell Vaughn (Kingston)
T22nd in high jump at 1.73m (5-8)
Rokas Piragis (Brockton)
36th in 800m (2:10.90)
45th in 400m (55.67)
Jacob Hume (Brockton)
25th in Triple Jump in 11.18m (36-8 ¼)
34th in Javelin in 28.54m (93-7 ¾)
Adam Blanchette (Brockton)
36th in Javelin in 25.25m (82-10 ¼)
Massasoit Women’s Track & Field
Emely Abellard (Brockton)
28th in 100m (16.53)
Kerry O’Neil (Brockton)
12th in 5000m (22:54.53)
Rosie Debrito (Brockton)
23rd in Long Jump in 3.55m (11-7 3/4 )
31st in 400m (1:14.17)