2019 Men's Track & Field News

  • Maslowski Leads Owls to Gravel Meet Title
    April 13, 2019
    Sophomore Mitch Maslowski (Berlin, Conn.) ran 21.79 in winning the 200 meter dash, a time that has him inside the top 20 in the nation, in helping to lead the Owls to a win in their Jerry Gravel Invitational meet at the Gravel Track on Saturday.
  • Owls Host Jerry Gravel Invitational Meet On Saturday
    April 10, 2019
    The meet is named after coach Jerry Gravel founded the Westfield State men's track and field program in 1969, and developed it into one of the most successful division 3 programs in Massachusetts. Gravel was the head coach of the Westfield State Track and Field program for 28 seasons before retiring in 1997. From 1972 to 1997, Gravel won 20 out of 26 MASCAC championships, including 13 consecutive titles within that span. He also founded the Cross Country program at Westfield State, and coached 32 All-American student-athletes in his time as head coach.  
  • Maslowski Earns Men's Track Athlete of the Week
    April 08, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass. - Westfield State sophomore Mitch Maslowksi (Berlin, Conn.) was named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference's (MASCAC) Men's Track Athlete of the Week for the week ending April 7th.
  • Maslowski Leads Owls to Second-Place Finish a Coast Guard Academy Invitational
    April 06, 2019
    Westfield State’s 4x100 relay was a winner, and Mitch Maslowski ran a New England Championships qualifying time in the 200 meters to help the Owls to a second place finish at the Coast Guard Academy Invitational in New London, Conn. on Saturday.
  • Five Owls Named to MASCAC Sportsmanship Team
    April 05, 2019
    Several Westfield State student-athletes were recently named to the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Sportsmanship Team for the 2018-19 winter season, as announced by the conference earlier this week.
  • Forrest Named MASCAC Track Athlete of the Week
    April 02, 2019
    Westfield State senior Tim Forrest claimed MASCAC track athlete of the week honors after winning the 10,000 meters at the Corsair Classic Track and Field Invitational with a time of 33:15.68, leading the Owls to a second place team finish.
  • Forrest Wins 10,000 As Owls Take Second at Corsair Classic
    March 30, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass. – Westfield State senior Tim Forrest won the 10,000 meters  on Saturday at the Corsair Classic track and field meet in North Dartmouth, Mass., leading the Owls to a second-place team finish at the team’s first outdoor meet of the season.
  • MASCAC SAAC President Zac Bentley has made an Impact on and off the Track for the Owls
    March 29, 2019
    When junior Zac Bentley, a member of the cross country and indoor/outdoor track teams, made the decision to transfer to Westfield State as a sophomore, he was looking for a fresh start and a place where he could make an impact. Just a little over a year later, and Bentley has done just that, being voted as the president of the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Student-Athlete Advisory Committee this past semester.
  • Westfield State Men's Outdoor Track and Field Earns Second Place in Preseason Coaches’ Poll
    March 21, 2019
    The Westfield State men's track and field team was voted second in the MASCAC preseason coaches’ poll for the upcoming outdoor season.
  • Three Earn All-Region Honors; Popp Set To Compete at NCAA's
    March 06, 2019
    Senior sprinter-hurdler Lexi Popp (Westford, Mass.), junior thrower Lauren Gilderdale (Housatonic/Great Barrington, Mass.), and junior multi event athlete William Canty (Grafton/S. Grafton, Mass.) were recognized.
  • Ortiz Posts Best Finish For Owl Men At DIII Championships
    February 23, 2019
    BRUNSWICK, Maine -- Sophomore Owen Ortiz (Turners Falls/Greenfield, Mass.) was the top finisher out of four competitors for Westfield State at the New England Men's Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships.
  • Men's Track and Field Second at MASCAC Meet
    February 16, 2019
    Westfield State junior William Canty (Grafton HS/S. Grafton, Mass.) scored points in six different events to help the Owls to a second place team finish at the 2019 MASCAC Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Allwell North Complex at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, N.H. on Saturday.
  • Canty Tops Owls Performance at Massasoit Meet
    January 26, 2019
    William Canty placed second in the 200 meters with a time of 23.23 seconds to highlight the Westfield State University men’s track and field team’s efforts at the Massasoit Invitational meet at Springfield College on Saturday.
  • Men's Track Sixth at Pioneer Invitational
    January 19, 2019
    Owls senior Tim Forrest placed second in the 5000 meters in a time 15:39.53, with teammate Brandon Leclair third in 15:50.61 to highlight Westfield’s individual performances.
  • Canty Named MASCAC Field Athlete of the Week
    January 14, 2019
    WESTFIELD, Mass. -- Junior men's track and field athlete William Canty (South Grafton, Mass.) was named this week's MASCAC Field Athlete of the Week, as announced by the conference earlier today.
  • Canty Sets School Record in Heptathlon
    January 11, 2019
    Westfield State junior William Canty (Grafton, Mass.) set the Owls’ school record in the heptathlon, as he finished second at the Harvard University multi-event meet on Friday and Saturday.
  • Bentley, Leclair Set RIC Invitational Records
    December 08, 2018
    WESTFIELD, Mass. -- The Westfield State University men's track and field team won three events at the Rhode Island College Invitational held at Providence Career and Technical High School Saturday afternoon.
  • Renovations Complete At Alumni Field and Jerry Gravel Track !
    August 17, 2018
    Major improvements have been completed at Westfield State University’s Alumni Field, the Jerry Gravel outdoor track, and the Woodward Center indoor track over the summer.