March 5, 2013
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS
Congratulations to all Box Hill athletes who competed so well in the state open championships on the weekend, especially our state champions Paris McCathrion and Blake Lucas and our medal winners, Jesse Osbourne, Joel Pocklington, Nathan Brill, Phoebe Sloane, Natalia Kremenchutskaya, Steve Dinneen, Iman Blala and Brodie Cross.
Paris McCathrion: Pole Vault 3.90m
Blake Lucas: Pole Vault 5.10m
Jesse Osbourne: 5000m walk 20:00.56
Joel Pocklington: pole vault 5.10m
Nathan Brill: 5000m walk 20:08.72
Phoebe Sloane: Discus 41.77m
Natalia Kremenchutskaya: Triple Jump 12.42m
Steve Dinneen: 1500m 3:52.26
Iman Bala: Long Jump 6.04m
Brodie Cross: pole vault 4.90m
Daniel White-Alikakos: 400m. 48.68(h), 48.38(sf), 48.69(f) 200m 23.14(h), 23.05(sf)
Viv Lee: 400m 62.92
Simon Evans: 5000m walk 24:27.46
Victor Jacobsson: 100m 12.05, 200m 24.17
Stephen Vincent: 100m12.48, 200m 25.13
Iman Bala: 100m 13.03(h), 13.10(sf)
Ben Noske: 800m 1:55.79
Verity Cooper: pole vault 3.50m, 100m hurdles 15.91
Kat Houston: pole vault 2.70m
David Grant: Discus 47.93m
Nana Owusu-Afriyie: 200m 25.30
Matt Coloe: 1500m 3:35.30(h) 3:54.13(f)
Daniel Clark: 1500m 3:53.70(h) 3:52.45(f)
Sam Dipnall: 1500m 4:06.50
Mitchell Dyer: 1500m 3:58.81
Nick Baggott: 1500m 4:04.64
Yiota Carabourniotis: Triple Jump 10.08m Long jump 4.33m
Chelsea Dyer: Javelin 36.43
(Kathryn Brooks: Junior javelin 37.94m)
Helen McRae: 1500m 4:40.85
Natalia Kremenchutskaya: Long Jump 5.34m
(Jackie Fredricksen: junior long jump 5.14m)
James Filshie: pole vault 4.60m
BOX HILL WINS H. H. HUNTER SHIELD
Every year points are awarded to the top 8 placegetters in the Victorian Open Track and Field Championships and the club that scores the most points wins the H. H. Hunter Shield. After placing 2nd last year Box Hill has won this year by 2 points from Essendon. Congratulations to all the athletes who contributed to Box Hill’s victory.
5000m RACES AT MELBOURNE UNI
It was good to see the return of Andrew White to competition at Melbourne Uni last week. Andrew ran 14:57 in his first race in 15 months.
MILERS CLUB AT BOX HILL ON MARCH 21
The Milers Club will be adding the following races to Meet 5, to be held at Box Hill on Thursday 21st March:
800m – Elite Men’s and Women’s races?Top 10 male and female applicants to be selected based on performances since 1st October 2012. Indicative standards are sub 1:54 for men and sub 2:15 for women. Athletes will be advised by Monday 18th March if they are competing and be given an opportunity to enter the 1500m if they have missed out. These races will only take place if there are a minimum of 7 starters.
3000m Women only?A 10:20 qualifying standard (since 1st October 2012) will apply.
We will endeavour to have electronic timing for these events.
The proposed event schedule is:??1500m – slowest to fastest (7:00pm start time)
800m – Men’s and Women’s elite races
5000m – Men’s A race
3000m – Women’s elite race
5000m – remaining races fastest to slowest??Entries are now open, so please encourage your athletes to enter ASAP by visiting http://www.vicmilers.com/meets.php
BOX HILL FEATURE AT THE LEADER NEWSPAPER SPORTS AWARDS
Two Box Hill athletes won awards at the Leader Newspaper Sports Awards.
At the 2012 Leader Newspaper Sports Awards Night on Tuesday 26 February two of our talented and promising junior members received recognition for their 2012 sporting achievements. Congratulations to Nana and Nathan!!!
Nana Owusu-Afriyie won the 2012 Junior Sports Star Award for the Whitehorse Leader; and Nathan Brill won the 2012 Junior Sports Star Award for the Mornington Peninsula Leader.
Both received specially struck medallions and $300 Sportsmart vouchers at the Gala Awards Night held at Etihad Stadium.
*If you know someone who should be nominated as a Sports Star of the Week please contact your local Leader Newspaper. All weekly winners, Junior and Senior, are eligible to be judged Sports Star of the Year. It would be great to see as many Box Hill AC members as possible nominated in 2013.
PRESENTATION NIGHT, FRIDAY, MAY 3
Mark this date in your calendar! The 2012/13 season Presentation Night will be held at the club rooms on Friday, May 3. This is a great opportunity to celebrate all of the achievements and successes of the past year.
SCHOOL BOOKING, TUESDAY MARCH 12
The track has been booked for a school use on Tuesday, March 12 between 4:00pm and 6:00pm. This booking is for field events only, so the track will still be available for training, but the pits and throwing areas will not be available for general use. Track users please be aware that there will be school children crossing the track to field event areas.
CROSS COUNTRY IS COMING!
With the track and field season coming towards its conclusion it is time for some to start planning for the upcoming winter season.
XCR’13, cross country and road racing season will kick off with the Jells Park cross country relays on April 27, followed by the Sandown Road relays on May 11. The AV season will be proceeded by the annual club 5k handicap race, which will be held on the usual course at Gardiners Creek on Saturday April 20. More details to come soon.