George Mason University Fairfax, VA, USA

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA, USA

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Salute To Seniors: Angel Coburn - West Orange Todd Grasley Jul 25, 2012

It was a great 2011-2012 in both cross country and track across the Sunshine State. Many of our seniors will soon be on their way to start their college careers both athletically and academically so we wanted to salute them one more time in this special feature.   

Catching up with...Olympic Trials finalist David Verburg Brandon Miles Jul 13, 2012

    The United States has been loaded with the World's best 400 meter runners for years and still currently holds that reign heading into the 2012 Olympian Games led by Virginia's own and defending Olympic champion Lashawn Merritt. In the 2016 Olympic Games, Merritt could be joined by another Virginian who this past spring showed himself not only to be one of the best at the distance in the collegiate rankings, but earning respect and turning heads among the profesional and international level as well in George Mason University rising senior David Verburg. caught up with David Verburg, fresh off his return from Mexico in which he competed at the NACAC U-23 Championships and earned gold medals in the open 400 meters and 4x400 meter relay amongst a contigent of America's best and rising young collegiate athletes against other top young competition from other North American countries.

David Verburg (E.C. Glass '09) wins 400 at NACAC U-23 Champs Brandon Miles Jul 10, 2012

  George Mason University's David Verburg, a 2009 graduate from E.C. Glass High School in Lynchburg, this past weekend represented the United States at the NACAC U-23 Championship meet in Guanajuato, Mexico. He represented the United States, George Mason University, E.C. Glass High School, and the state of Virginia well in winning the 400 meter dash against many of North America's top young quarter milers with a 45.14 victory. 

GMU Men\'s Track and Field Inks Five to National Letters of Intent George Mason University Press Release May 3, 2006

Five middle distance and distance runners highlight the first group of signees that first-year head coach Andrew Gerard has brought in as he attempts to build the George Mason men\'s track and field program into a national contender. Ryan Gaul, Robert Krause, Anthony LaMastro, Michael Pachella and James Phillips have all signed National Letters of Intent to compete for the Patriots next season. All five bring impressive credentials to the table.

Kellman Finishes Second at NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships George Mason University Press Release Mar 11, 2006

George Mason University senior Marc Kellman (Coram, N.Y./Longwood/West Virginia University) placed second in the triple jump with a leap of 16.43 meters (53 ft. 11 in.) at the NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships, held at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville, Ark. The mark is a new personal record for Kellman, topping his previous high of 16.21 meters (53 ft. 2

Ackerley Wins Discus Competition at Delaware Track & Field Invitational George Mason University Press Release Apr 9, 2005

George Mason junior Ashley Ackerley\'s (Burke, Va.) victory in the discus competition highlighted the George Mason women\'s track and field team\'s eighth-place finish out of 10 teams at the Delaware Invitational, held Friday and Saturday, April 8-9, on the campus of the University of Delaware. Ackerley threw the discus 39.78m - just shy of her season high of 40.38 - to take home the individual crown, out performing her nearest competitor by three meters.

Mason\'s Kellman Named CAA Athlete of the Week George Mason University Press Release Mar 29, 2005

George Mason University senior Marc Kellman (Coram, N.Y./Longwood) received his first Colonial Athletic Association honor Tuesday, earning CAA Men\'s Field Athlete of the Week in the sport of track and field, the league announced. The award covers all competition from Mar. 21 to Mar. 27. Kellman won the triple jump at the Raleigh Relays last weekend with an NCAA East Region qualifying mark of 15.24 meters. It was the first foray into the triple jump this season for Kellman, who won the CAA championship in the event a year ago.

Kellman Posts NCAA Regional Qualifying Mark in Winning Triple Jump at Raleigh Relays George Mason University Press Release Mar 26, 2005

Senior Marc Kellman (Coram, N.Y./West Virginia) leaped an NCAA Regional qualifying mark of 15.24m in winning the triple jump on the final day of the Raleigh Relays, held Saturday at the Paul Derr Track on the campus of N.C. State University. Teammate Mike Garner (Frederick, Md./Gov. Thomas Johnson) was also very impressive in his debut in the 200m, placing second overall in an IC4A qualifying time of 21.69. Senior Ricardo Cunningham (Clarendon, Jamaica) finished fourth in the 800m run (1:50.92), qualifying for the IC4A Championships.

Kellman, McCoy, Phillips Earn All-American Status George Mason University Press Release Mar 12, 2005

A trio of George Mason men\'s track and field athletes will be returning to Fairfax, Va. with from the NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships with \"All-American\" attached to their name. Senior Marc Kellman, sophomore Ryan McCoy and senior Richard Phillips earned All-American status on Saturday in Fayetteville, Ark. Kellman was fifth in the triple jump, McCoy was eighth in the triple jump and Phillips was eighth in the 60-meter hurdles.

Without Any Hurdles, Phillips Shows He\'s Just as Fast George Mason University Press Release Feb 19, 2005

The George Mason men\'s and women\'s track and field teams hosted the George Mason Collegiate Open Invitational on Saturday and Olympian Richard Phillips had a chance to show his speed without any hurdles in his path. The Olympic semifinalist in the 110-meter hurdles and indoor All-American in the 60-meter hurdles and 110-meter hurdles got to run the 60-meter dash and he showed the whether he\'s got obstacles in his path or not, he is just plain fast.