St. Thomas Aquinas College's St. Jacob Diodonet and Dante Brown were named the East Coast Conference Men's Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week respectively on Tuesday, after the Spartans hosted their 3rd Annual Invitational this past Friday.
On the track, Diodonet took a first place finish in the 400 Meter Dash (48.95). The junior sprinter from West Milford, NJ also placed fourth in the 200 Meter Dash with a time of 21.99.
In the field events, Brown finished third in the Long Jump (6.73 meters/22 feet, 1 inch). The freshman sprinter/jumper from Nyack, NY also competed in the 60 Meter Dash, recording a fifth place time of 7.08, and ran alongside his teammate Diodonet in the 200 Meter Dash, where he finished three spots behind St. Jacob with a time of 22.26.
The Spartans will return to their home away from home, the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island, NY on Friday, January 19th to compete in the NYC Gotham Cup.