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2010 Men's Track & Field News

May 15, 2010
Men's Track Competes at IC4A Championships
The Central Connecticut men's track and field team is competing at the IC4A Outdoor Championships this weekend. Sophomore Sam Alexander led the Blue Devils with an eighth place finish in the 10,000 meter run on Friday. Alexander crossed the line in 30:53.78 to score CCSU's lone point in the first two days of competition.

May 8, 2010
Hrezi Leads Central at New England Championships
Freshman Mohamed Hrezi led Central Connecticut State University at the New England Outdoor Track and Field Championships this weekend. He placed third in the 800 meters with a time of 1:52.72. Hrezi's time was less than a second off of his own school record in the event.

May 2, 2010
CCSU's Third Place Finish at NEC Championships Is Program Best
Central Connecticut State University finished with its best showing in school history at the Northeast Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Sunday. The Blue Devils placed third out of 11 teams with a total score of 79 points. CCSU was led in day two action by third place finishes by senior Ry Sanderson and sophomore Jeremy Schmid.

May 1, 2010
Blue Devils In Second Place After Day One at NEC Championship Meet
Sophomore Matt Berube and senior Ry Sanderson each won events to lead the Central Connecticut men's track and field team during first day action at the Northeast Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Emmitsburg, MD. The Blue Devils scored 48 points to finished Saturday in second place out of 10 teams.

April 27, 2010
Radden Earns NEC Track Athlete of the Week Honors
Central Connecticut freshman Aaron Radden was named Road Runner Sports Northeast Conference Track Athlete of the Week for his performance this weekend. The Blue Devil sprinter earned weekly NEC honors for the third time this year. Radden received the honors twice during the indoor season before being named Most Valuable Performer at the conference championships.

April 25, 2010
Hrezi and Radden Excel at Yale Springtime Invitational
Freshmen Mohamed Hrezi and Aaron Radden excelled on the track as Central Connecticut State University competed in a non-scored meet at Yale University on Sunday. Hrezi broke his own school record in the 800 meters, winning the event in a time of 1:52.12. Radden won both the 100 and 200 meter dashes, recording times of 10.86 and 21.59 seconds, respectively.

April 20, 2010
Hrezi Receives NEC Rookie of the Week Honors
Mohamed Hrezi earned his first career weekly honor for his performance at Holy Cross this weekend. The freshman was named Road Runner Sports Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week on Tuesday after winning the 800 meters, as the Central Connecticut men's track and field team placed third at Holy Cross on Sunday.

April 20, 2010
Radden Wins 100, 200 as Central Competes at Holy Cross
Freshman Aaron Radden led Central Connecticut to a third place finish at Holy Cross on Tuesday, winning both the 100 and 200 meter dashes. Radden recorded times of 10.67 and 22.14 seconds in the two events, respectively. CCSU scored 72.50 team points to place third out of five team in competition in Worcester, MA.

April 18, 2010
Blue Devils Place Third of Seven at Holy Cross
Four different Blue Devils won individual events as the Central Connecticut men's track and field team placed third out of seven teams at Holy Cross on Sunday. Sophmore Jeremy Schmid won the 1,500 meters, sophomore Rashad Williams won the hammer throw, sophomore Nick Trifone won the high jump, and freshman Mohamed Hrezi brok the CCSU school record in the 800 meters while winning the event in a time of 1:52.81.

April 10, 2010
Rashad Williams Wins Shot Put as Blue Devils Compete at UMass, Bucknell
The Central Connecticut State University men's track and field team competed at both the Bucknell and UMass Invitationals this #$%^weekend. Bucknell was an unscored meet and the Blue Devils finished sixth out of 11 teams at the UMass meet. Sophomore #$%^Rashad Williams recorded the top performance of the weekend, winning the shot put in Amherst with a distance of 47'10'.

April 3, 2010
Men's Track Competes at UConn Invitational
Sophomore Matt Berube and freshmen Mohamed Hrezi and Keith Boyd-Carter each placed fourth in their respective events as the Central Connecticut track and field team kicked off the outdoor season at the UConn Invitational on Saturday.

March 6, 2010
Blue Devils Break School Records at IC4A Championships
The Central Connecticut State University men's track and field competed in the IC4A Championships on Saturday to finish indoor competition for 2010. Freshman Mohamed Hrezi and the Blue Devil Distance Medley Relay team both broke school records this afternoon.

February 27, 2010
Radden Wins 200 Meters as CCSU Places 12th at New Englands
Freshman Aaron Radden won the 200 meter dash as Central Connecticut State University placed 12th out of 34 scoring teams at the New England Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend. Radden broke his own school record again as he crossed the line in 21.03 seconds. His time is the 11th fastest in Division I this season.

February 26, 2010
Alexander Breaks 5,000 Record at New England Championships
Sophomore Sam Alexander placed third in the 5,000 meter run to lead Central Connecticut State University at the New England Indoor Track and Field Championships on Friday. Alexander crossed the line in 14:48.13, breaking the CCSU school record for the indoor event. He topped teammate Ry Sanderson's time of 14:51.69 set at last year's Northeast Conference Championships.

February 22, 2010
Watch Aaron Radden's Championship Performances
All of the races from Central Connecticut State University's fourth place finish at the Northeast Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships are available for viewing at FloTrack.org. Freshman Aaron Radden's championship performances in the 60 and 200 meter dashes, as well as all of Sunday's individual finals are linked here at CCSUBlueDevils.com.

February 21, 2010
Radden Named Most Valuable Performer as Blue Devils Place Fourth at NEC Championships
Freshman Aaron Radden was named Most Valuable Performer, Outstanding Track Performer and Outstanding Rookie Performer as the Central Connecticut State University men's track and field team placed fourth for the second straight year at the Northeast Conference Indoor Track Championships in Landover, MD. Radden won both the 60 and 200 meter dashes, recording times of 6.91 and 21.86 seconds, respectively.

February 20, 2010
Berube, Alexander Lead Blue Devils at First Day of NEC Championships
After its best performance at the championships a year ago, the Central Connecticut State University men's track and field team got out to a good start again this season finishing day one of competition at the Northeast Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships in second place. The Blue Devils totaled 23 points behind two top four finishes by sophomore Matt Berube. He tied for second in the high jump with a mark of six feet 4.25 inches and placed fourth in the long jump with a distance of 22 feet 11 inches.

February 16, 2010
Radden Earns Northeast Conference Honors
Freshman Aaron Radden was named Roadrunner Sports/Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week for the second time this season, and earned Track Athlete of the Week accolades for the first time in his career for his performance at the Rider Lafayette Winter Games this weekend. Radden broke school records in both the 200 and 60 meter dashes.

February 12, 2010
Radden Leads Central at Lafayette Rider Games
Freshman Aaron Radden broke his own school record in the 200 meters as Central Connecticut State University competed in the Lafayette Rider Winter Games on Friday. His time of 21.67 seconds topped his previous record of 22.03 seconds set at the Boston Indoor Games. Radden also took second in the 60 meter dash, setting another school record with a time of 6.97 seconds.

February 6, 2010
Blue Devils Finish Competition at Yale
The Central Connecticut State University men's track and field team finished competition at the Yale Giegengack Invitational on Saturday. Sophomore Nick Trifone led the Blue Devils in the second day of action with a sixth place finish in the high jump, recording a mark of 6 feet, 4.25 inches.

February 5, 2010
Men's Track Completes Day One Action at Giegengack Invite
Freshman Aaron Radden won the 200 meter dash as the Central Connecticut State University men's track and field team #$%^competed in the first day of the Yale Giegengack Invitational on Friday. Radden finished in 22.20 seconds to place first in the #$%^200 meters. the Blue Devils will continue competition on Saturday.

February 2, 2010
Radden Earns First NEC Track Award of the Season
Freshman Aaron Radden garnered the first Road Runner Sports/Northeast Conference track and field honor of the season. Radden was named Rookie of the Week by the conference on Tuesday for his performance at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games this past weekend.

January 30, 2010
Radden Sets New Record In 200 Meters at Boston Indoor Games
Freshman Aaron Radden broke the indoor track school record in the 200 meter dash, as Central Connecticut State University placed ninth out of 18 scoring teams at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games Friday night. Radden won the event in a time of 22.03 seconds, breaking the previous CCSU best by two hundredths of a second. Sean Smith was the previous record holder, at 22.05 seconds, which he set in 2008.

January 16, 2010
Blue Devils Place Fourth at Sorlein Invite
Freshmen Mohamed Hrezi and Aaron Radden each recorded second place finishes, but Central Connecticut State University placed fourth out of eight teams at the Sorlein Invitational on the campus of Rhode Island Saturday. Hrezi took second in the 1,000 meters with a time of 2:31.79, while Radden recorded a time 6.48 seconds to place second in the 55 meter dash.

January 9, 2010
Men's Track and Field Competes at Yale Invitational
The Central Connecticut State University men's track and field team competed in its first action of the year as they traveled to nearby Yale University to take part in the Yale Collegiate Invitational on Saturday. Freshman Aaron Radden was the top performer for the Blue Devils in the unscored meet, placing second in the 60 meter dash in a time of 7.04 seconds.

December 15, 2009
Men's Indoor Track & Field Picked Fifth In Northeast Conference Poll
The Central Connecticut State University men's indoor track & field team was selected fifth in the Northeast Conference #$%^Preseason Coaches' Poll, released today. The Blue Devils finished fourth out of 12 teams at last year's NEC Indoor Track & Field #$%^Championships. It was the best finish by CCSU since joining the league in 1998.