Track & Field Finishes Season at NECC Championships

Track & Field Finishes Season at NECC Championships

WESTON, Mass. – The Southern Vermont College outdoor track and field team completed its final season with the 2019 New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Championships at Regis College. The meet was an inter-conference title event which included squads from the Great Northeast Athletic Conference and the North Atlantic Conference.

One of the six SVC entries went for a personal record with sophomore Omar Santiago-Rodriguez (Stanfordville, N.Y.) breaking his previous best in the 400 meter dash.

Santiago-Rodriguez knocked 1.54 seconds off his time in the one-lap race to chalk up a mark of 58.73. Freshman Osman Padilla (El Paso, Texas) came just .02 meters from his personal record in the long jump as he leapt 4.73 meters to take fifth in the NECC standings.


Men's 200 Meter Dash
Osman Padilla: 8th – 26.31

Men's 400 Meter Dash
Omar Santiago-Rodriguez: 6th – 58.73 (PR)
Osman Padilla: 7th – 1:01.82

Men's Long Jump
Osman Padilla: 5th – 4.73m

Men's Shot Put
Omar Santiago-Rodriguez: 10th – 7.09m

Men's Discus
Omar Santiago-Rodriguez: 7th – 15.82m


PR = Personal Record, SR = SVC Record, PR* = First-time Participation for Individual, SR* = First-time Participation for SVC, Q = Qualifying Mark for DIII New England Championship