St. John the Baptist Cross Country and Track & Field Team Highlights

Under the direction of Coach Wood (8/2000 – 8/2014)

Cross Country                             Winter Track & Field                Spring Track & Field


17 Nike/New Balance National Scholastic Sports Foundation All Americans

M.Fitzgerald, A.Ortiz, R.Ortiz, D.Harris, J.Rachiele, M.DuPlessis, D.Locher, A.Boyce, E.Pardo, P.Balling, J.Micheels, T.Dulovic, H.Burell, S.Ferguson, S.Solomon, B.Camenzuli, M.Zampariello

37 Varsity School Records Set

2 From Cross Country:  Girls 2.5 at VCP (14:52.3) and Girls 5K at Goddard Park, The Brown Invitational Rhode Island (18:01)

17 From Winter: 55m, 55mHH, 200m, 300m, 400m, 500m, 600, 800m, Triple Jump, Weight Throw, 4x200, 4x400, 4x800, 3+4Person Shuttle Hurdle, Sprint Medley, Distance Medley

18 From Spring: 100m, 110mHH, 200m, 400m, 800m, 2000m Steeplechase, Hammer Throw, Triple Jump, 4x100, 4x200, 4x400, 4x800, 800Medley, Mile Medley, 3xand4x110mHH, 3x400mIH, 4000mDMR

6 NSCHSAA League Records Set

55m, Triple Jump, 1600Medley, 3xShuttle Hurdle Relay, 4xShuttle Hurdle Relay, 4x800m Relay

2 Catholic State (CHSAA) Records Set

4 x 100 meter Relay (42.46), 4x800m Relay (7:37.93)

1 NATIONAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL RECORD - 4x800 meter relay 7:37.93, 2011


80 SJB XC/T&F Alumni have gone on to run in college since 2001: 42-Div I, 16-Div II, 21-Div III

50 Individual League Champions since 2001: 22 in Winter Track and 28 in Spring Track

11 Individual Catholic State Champions since 2001: 7 in Winter Track and 4 in Spring Track

13 Catholic State Relay Championships since 2001: 7 in Winter Track and 6 in Spring Track

4 Valedictorians - 4 Salutatorians 2 News12 Scholar Athletes - 6 NSCHSAA XC League Scholar Athletes


Coach Wood has been named Coach of the Year 9 Times:

Girl’s XC: 2003-2005-2006-2007-2008-2009

Boy’s Track & Field: 2003-2007-2009