Three athletes on the Lehigh men’s track and field team were selected to compete at the NCAA East Regional in Greensboro, N.C., it was announced Thursday.
Lehigh track and field junior Benjamin Beauchamp was selected as one of 10 members of the Academic All-Patriot League Team, the league announced Monday. The Electrical Engineering major from Spencer, N.Y., earned the distinction for the first time in his career after holding a 3.88 cumulative grade-point average.
Lehigh’s women’s and men’s track and field teams followed up the Patriot League Outdoor Championships by sending 19 athletes to compete at the ECAC and IC4A Championships in Princeton, N.J. The women’s team had five competitors across three events at the regional meet, which lasted from Friday to Sunday. The men were represented by 14 athletes in 10 different events.
Following their impressive performances at the Outdoor Patriot League Championships, the Lehigh men’s and women’s track and field teams will be competing at the IC4A and ECAC Championships on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Princeton, N.J. The men’s team will have 14 representatives at the IC4A meet while the women will send five athletes to ECAC competition.
The Lehigh women’s and men’s track and field teams finished in third and fourth place at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships for the third consecutive season Saturday at the Goodman Campus. The women’s squad racked up 119.25 points, while the men earned 85 points.