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"We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort. "
--Jesse Owens
Schedule & Results
December
January
10th Results from FCIAC Qualifier #2
10th Elm City Invitational   Results   
16th Yale Invitational
17th Yale Invitational
17th Results from FCIAC Qualifier #3
24th SCC Invitational   Results  
24th FCIAC Qualifier #4 CANCELLED
31st Central Division Championships   
February
5th FCIAC Championships   Live Results/Paynes Corner Timing
7th Boys only - FCIAC JV Invitational at Staples
14th CIAC Class LL Championships
21st
CIAC Open Championships
29th New England Championships
March
13th, 14th,15th New Balance Indoor National Championships
22nd  Team Banquet at the Norwalk Inn 1pm
Results

SCC Invitational

Boys Capture 2nd
Complete Results

Bravo wins Long Jump and Breaks Meet Record;
Hickson and Gornbein go 1,2 in the 1600

Yale Invitational

Complete Results

Boys Win 4x880; Run 8:03.46
Girls HJ Duo of Van Dorsten and Knoll Capture 1st & 2nd
Bravo wins Boys HJ
PRs set & FCIAC/Class LL standards met

Competitor/Event Result
Girls 4x800M Relay CT/ Alvarado, K Smith, M.Johnson, French 3rd/ 10:00.52
J. Lewis/ 800M 3rd/1:57.78
Bravo/HJ 1st/6-02.00
Boys 4x800M Relay CT Large/ Cruz, Gornbein, Hickson,Lewis 1st/8:03.46
Boys 4x400M Relay CT Large/ Cruz, Lewis, Robinson, Han-Lemus 2nd/3:31.06
Knoll/ HJ 2nd/5-02.00
Van dorsten /HJ 1st/5-05.00
Boys DMR Connecticut/ Gornbein, Hickson, Foster, Berman 5th/10:58.46


Staples Boys 4x800 CT Large School Relay Winners (l to r.)left to right: Luis Cruz, Chase Gornbein, Oliver Hickson, James Lewis

Elm City Invitational

Knoll Clears 5-06 to Win High Jump!

Complete Results

Competitor/Event Result
Parmar/3000M 3rd/11:01.79 
4x400 4th/4:40.92
Knoll/ HJ 1st/5-06.00
Van dorsten /HJ 2nd/5-02.00
Chapman /HJ 5th/4-08.00


Early Season Showings

Shaking off the rust, Staples posts strong early season marks

Boys Race at Hillhouse Winter Relays;
Win the Meet, 4x400, 4x800
Hillhouse Winter Relay Results

Competitor/Event Result
4 x 400 1st / 3:40.15
4 x 800 1st / 8:25.23
Sprint Medley Relay 6th / 3:59.19
Distance Medley Relay 2nd / 11:30.49
Shuttle Hurdle Relay 7th / 19.15
High Jump Relay(Bravo clears 6-02.00) 2nd / 15-10.00
Pole Vault Relay 3rd / 17-06.00

Girls Compete at RI CLassic
FCIAC and State marks reached!
Hillhouse Winter Relay Results

Competitor/Event Result
HJ Relay 7th / 10-02.00
Knoll/LJ 8th / 15-03.75
Corde / PV 5th / 8-00.00
4x800 Relay 8th / 10:36.77
Parmar / 3000M 6th/ 11:26.11


Footlocker National Cross Country Championships

DeBalsi finishes 5th; Two time All American!
The Hour   GameTimeCT

NorthEast Regional XC Championships

DeBalsi 2nd;advances to Nationals in San Diego
The Hour
Video Photos from DyeStat Results



F.Y.I.

Team Dinners -1/30 and 2/4
4:30 in the cafeteria
There are two pasta dinners left this season. Join your teammates this Friday, January 30th, for a pre-Central Division Championship meal.

More
Weather
Of Interest
Alumni FootNotes
Our College Athletes
Season Info
Meet Day Essentials
Pre Meet Nutrition

Photos
Contact Info(Coaches, Captains, Parents)
Boy's Calendar
Boy's Standards
Boy's Meet Schedule
Girl's Calendar
Girl's Standards: FCIAC  State
Girl's Meet Schedule
Girl's Logowear ASF

Order of Events
Pasta Dinners
FAQ

FCIAC Qualifier Results
Who's Qualified?

FCIAC:  Boys   Girls
Class LL: Boys  Girls

Concession Info

Shift Sign Up(as of 1/23)
Food Donations(as of 1/23)

Special Thanks & More Details
We continue to need volunteers to supply and help at the concession stand. The weekends of January 24 and January 31 are the final major days for concessions. The FCIAC Divisional meet on January 31 is expected to be a popular day. If you can help please do whatever you are able to do. We are well staffed for the February 7 JV FCIAC Invitational. This last meet tends to end earlier than the others.
Email Justin Driscoll at driscoll@matlinpattersonsc.com

Wreckords & Awards
Coaches
Laddie Lawrence- Head Boy's Coach
Jesse McCray - Head Girl's Coach

Girl's Team Assistant Coaches
Scott Burns, Joselyn Henry, Rachel Martinich, Cari Moore, Cody Simpson

Boy's Team Assistant Coaches
Dan Devore, Jon Foster and Joey Pepin

Captains
Girls
Sophia Corde 
Erica Hefnawy 
Elisabeth French 
Elizabeth Knoll 
Bridget Van Dorsten
Olivia Wiener
Boys
Jake Berman 
Luis Cruz 
Sean Driscoll 
Oliver Hickson