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Track & Field

Photo courtesy of Ionagaels.com. The men earned three medals at the IC4A Championships.

Gael playoff runs pave way for NCAA Championships

Robert Hughes, Sports Editor March 7, 2024

The Iona University men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams completed action at both the 2024 MAAC and IC4A Championships.   Beginning with the MAAC Championships, which lasted from Feb....

Coles 3000-meter time was 58th fastest overall.

Indoor Track back in action after month-long layoff

Robert Hughes, Sports Editor January 25, 2024

The Iona University men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams participated in six combined meets to begin the 2023-24 season.   Just prior to winter break, from Dec. 1-2, both teams played...

Senior Holly Smith finished 3rd in the 3k at the 2020-21 ECAC Championship.

Three races prepare cross country for postseason

Robert Hughes, Sports Editor October 19, 2023

The Iona University men and women’s cross country teams participated in three separate events from Oct. 13 and 14 as they rounded out their regular seasons.     Coming off a second-place...

The Gaels’ women’s team has won 16 of the last 18 MAAC Championships.

Preseason poll favors Gaels as cross country kicks off

Robert Hughes, Sports Editor September 7, 2023

The Iona men and women’s XC/Track & Field teams have big expectations heading into the 2023 season following the announcement of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference’s Preseason Coaches’ Poll.    In...

Track and field prepare for MAAC outdoor championships

Robert Hughes, Assistant Sports Editor May 4, 2023

ona men’s and women’s track and field teams are heading into the upcoming Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference outdoor championships following the conclusion of their regular season.   The Gaels...

Richard Kiplagat holds the fastest mile time in Iona history, he ran 3:57.40 back in 2006.  

Iona track and field completes MAAC championships

Jordan Score, Staff Writer March 12, 2023

The Iona men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the indoor Metro Atlantic Athletics Conference Championships on Feb. 18 and Feb. 19 at the New York Armory Track & Field Center.   The...

El-Sandali recorded the tenth best 5k time in the NCAA at BU.

Four Gaels post personal-best times at BU invitational

Jordan Score, Staff Writer March 12, 2022

The Iona indoor track and field team traveled to Boston to compete in the BU Last Chance Meet on Feb. 27.   Graduate students Mael Gouyette and Ehab El-Sandali, along with senior runner Jamie Dee...

 This season marks the Gaels’ first indoor season since 2020.  

The Iona track and field team traveled to Boston to compete in the John Thomas Terrier Classic on Jan. 13.

Jordan Score, Staff Writer February 13, 2022

Iona had one runner make his debut for the Gaels as well as five runners posting personal best times. All five Gael runners finished with Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletes of America qualifying...

The Gaels have five more meets before MAAC Championships begin in late February.  
 

Indoor track and field team begins spring season at the Armory

Jason Piccolomini, Staff Writer January 27, 2022

The Iona Gaels track and field team got the 2022 season off to a running start at the Armory on Jan. 15.   The men’s team found success across the board. In the 60-Meter, redshirt freshman Jordan...

El-Sandali’s 5k time currently ranks eighth in the NCAA this season. 

Track and field kicks off indoor season with two meets

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Sports Editor December 9, 2021

The Iona track and field team got their indoor season underway this past weekend, competing in both the Sharon Colyear-Danville Season Opener at Boston University and the Bill Ward Invitational at the...

Freshman Nick Sinofsky running during the  Metropolitan Championships on April 9th at Icahn Stadium.

Gaels wrap up Metropolitan Championships

Matthew Chaves, Sports Editor April 22, 2021

The Iona College track and field team finished their meet at the Metropolitan Championships on April 9.   This is the third event finished for the women’s side and the fourth finished for the men’s...

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