Wadeline Jonathas leads New England Athletes to Glory in Austin (1)


June 10th, 2019

Austin, TX

NCAA D1 Track and Field Outdoor Finals

New England Collegians Compete at NCAA Division 1 Nationals


Over the weekend, 17 NCAA athletes with ties to the New England association competed at the 2019 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship in Austin, Texas. These athletes include students who are enrolled in local area colleges, and students who have grown up in USATF-NE states but compete for schools outside the Association’s borders.

Our athletes competed in many events ranging from the 400 meters to the 10000 meters, and in numerous field events. Highlighted by Wadeline Jonathas’ (Worcester, MA native) win in the 400M in 50.60 to take home the crown, our athletes put forth some great marks. Here are their performances.


Wadeline Jonathas (Worcester MA/UMassBoston) JR, South Carolina: 50.06, NCAA Champion

Also was part of South Carolina’s 4x400m relay team, which placed third overall.


Miles Marshall, SR, Harvard: 1:58.55


Lotte Black, Rhode Island: 4:13.02, 4th overall

Millie Paladino, SR, Providence: 4:14.84

Paige Duca, JR, Boston College: 4:22.08

Anna Juul, SO, Harvard: 4:23.57


Abbey Wheeler, JR, Providence: 16:23.42, 14th overall

Thomas Ratcliffe, (Concord MA) SO, Stanford: 14:07.92, 3rd overall


Paul Hogan, SR, UMass Lowell: 29:42.60, 11th overall

Sean Burke, JR, Boston College: 30:01.13, 16th overall

Jacqueline Gaughan (Exeter, NH), FR, Notre Dame: DNF

3000m Steeplechase

Brianna Ilarda, SR, Providence: 10:11.63, 10th overall

High Jump

Jada Harris, SO, Umass Amherst: 1.70m (5'7")


Sam Welch: FR, Harvard: 59.54 (195'4"), 6th overall

Pole Vault

Erick Duffy, JR, Harvard: 5.20m (17'0.75")

Hammer Throw

Bobby Colantonio (Providence RI), FR, Alabama: 66.65m (218'8")


Benjamin Ose, SR, Dartmouth: 7445, 9th overall

Find all results at: www.ncaa.org

Comments/Questions: communications@newengland.usatf.org