Coach: Ed Van Tassel (ninth year)

Conference: MVC; Class: C

Last year’s results: Boys: 11th in MVC; Girls: sixth in MVC, 12th in Class C.

Returning athletes: Boys: Seniors — Zach Phinney (sprints), Otis Vance (sprints, pole vault, jumps), Nick Charest (distance), Jeremy Mihalakis (throws), Josh Ward (throws); Juniors — Mathias Deming (distance), Brian Levesque (jumps), Will Vance (distance), Dustin Tripp (throws); Sophomores — Andrew Pazdziorko (sprints), Nate Scott (sprints);

Girls: Juniors — Julie McConnell (sprints), Kaitlin Souza (middle distance), Emma Conrad (middle distance), Jada Choate (middle distance), Alison Berube (sprints); Sophomores — Kat Hajduk (middle distance), Emily Molino (sprints), Allison Johnson (distance).

Key losses: Boys: Ethan Squires; Girls: Joy Cognata, Molly Kieltyka, Micaela Hajduk, Rachel Ingram. 

Promising newcomers: Not available at press time. 

Season outlook: There’s plenty of upperclassmen for both the boys’ and girls’ teams this season. The boys have 10 returning upperclassmen that participated at MVC and the girls have five returning upperclassmen — all juniors — that did the same. The girls’ relay teams should be strong once again this year after three top-three finishes at MVCs, including a conference title for the 400 relay team. 


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