St. Thomas Aquinas College's Frank Schiavone and Dante Brown were named the East Coast Conference Men's Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week respectively on Monday, after the Spartans competed at the Wagner College Invitational last Friday.
Schiavone ran the 500 meter dash in 1:07.36 to take an eighth place overall finish (first among Division II and III competitors). The senior from Nanuet, NY also helped the 4x400 meter relay team to a fifth place finish (top Division II or III team) in a time of 3:24.70.
Brown took first place in the long jump with a leap of 6.96m (22.83ft). The sophomore from Nyack, NY also finished in seventh place in the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.73.
The Spartans will host their 4th Annual Invitational, which takes place on Friday, January 11th at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island, NY. Events are set to begin at 12:30pm.