COLTS NECK HIGH SCHOOL

Cougars

Cross Country        Track & Field

Colts Neck High School opened in the fall of 1998 with just sophomore and freshmen classes.  Since then we have competed in fourteen states (NH, MA, RI, CT, NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, VA, NC, IN, OR, and CA). 

Colts Neck All-Americans (how many times)
Craig Forys (11), Ashley Higginson (7), Allison Linnell (5), Kevin O'Dowd (4), Ryan Jagielski (3), Zach Tedoff (3), Chris Clark (3), Brenden Krewer (3), Briana Jackucewicz (3), Mike O'Dowd (3), Kristen O'Dowd (2), Evan Stivala (2), Allie Flott (2), Mark Leininger (2), Jordan Brannan (2), Shane Hart, Andrew Sobieski, Jason Weiner, Morgan Clark, Vilius Komskis, Anthony Russo, Kevin Berry, Matt Schaefer, Lilly Shapiro, Delia Russo, Natalie Shapiro and Catie Anderson.  67 total times and counting...
National & State Champions/Record Holders
boys; girls Cross Country Winter Track Spring Track
National Champions (7)
click for stories
Ashley Higginson NTN champion 2006. Distance Medley Relay 2005, Craig Forys 2 mile 2007; Girls 4 x 1 mile Relay 2006 & 2007, Ashley Higginson 2 mile 2007. Ashley Higginson 2 mile 2007.
Meet of Champion winners (16, 1 team)  click for stories Craig Forys 2005, 2006; Girls Team 2006. Craig Forys 1600m/3200m 2006, 3200m 2007; Jordan Brannan 3200 2016, 2017; Ashley Higginson 3200m 2005, 2006, 2007. Craig Forys 1600m 2005, 3200m 2006, 1600/3200 2007; Ashley Higginson 3200m 2007, Allison Linnell 1600m 2008.
State Champions click for stories

(30 individual, 8 relays, 9 teams)

Craig Forys 2005, 2006; Briana Jackucewicz 2005.  Boys Team 2016; Girls Team 2000, 2005, 2006, 2016, 2017, 2018.
Jorge Ventura 1600m 2001, Dave Gaines 800m 2003, 4 x 800m Relay 2003, Distance Medley Relay 2006, Craig Forys 1600m/3200m 2006, 1600m/3200m 2007, Mark Leininger 3200m 2009, Jordan Brannan 3200m 2016, 2017, Ryan Tompkins high jump 2016, 2017, Boys Team 2016, 2017; Pole Vault Relay 2005, High Jump Relay 2005, Ashley Higginson 3200m 2005, 2007, Distance Medley Relay 2006, 4 x 800m Relay 2007, Allison Linnell 3200m 2008, Briana Jackucewicz 3200m 2009, 4 x 800m Relay 2018. Jorge Ventura 1600m 2000, 2001;  Ryan Jagielski 800m 2005; Craig Forys 1600/3200 2005, 1600/3200 2006, 1600/3200 2007; Ashley Higginson 3200m 2005, 2006, 2007; 4 x 800m Relay 2018, 2019. 
State Record Holders Craig Forys Van Cortland Park 2.5* mile & 3.1 mile course 2006, Holmdel Park 3.1 mile course 2006*. Ashley Higginson 3000m, 2 mile 2007, Briana Jackucewiz 5000m 2007*, 4 x 1 mile relay 2007*. Boys 4 x 800 relay 2005*, Craig Forys 3000m*, 3200m*, 2 mile 2007*; Ashley Higginson 2 mile*, 5000m, 2000m steeplechase 2007.
State Class Record Holders Craig Forys  frosh Holmdel Park 2003, senior Holmdel Park*, Van Cortland Park 2.5 mile* & 3.1 mile course 2006; Briana Jackucewicz frosh Holmdel Park* 2005. Craig Forys frosh 1 mile & 3200m 2004, junior 1 mile, 3000m & 2 mile 2006; Ashley Higginson frosh 1 mile* 2004, senior 3000m & 2 mile 2007; Briana Jackucewicz frosh 1600m* & 3200m 2006, junior 2 mile 2008*. Craig Forys soph 1600* & 3000 2005, junior 1500, 3000* & 3200* 2006, senior 3000, 3200 & 2 mile 2007; Ashley Higginson senior 2 mile, 5000 & 2000m steeplechase 2007.
National Ranking Girls Team - 4th in NTN Nationals 2006, ranked 17th US 2005.  Craig Forys - national freshman 2 mile record 2004* Boys Team - Dyestat Web Nationals Northeast Regional Champs 2007.
Misc. Footlocker Finalists Northeast Footlocker Champions Nike Cross Nationals Finalists
* since broken Craig Forys 2006; Briana Jackucewicz 2005, Ashley Higginson 2006. Craig Forys 2006. Girls Team 2006, Jordan Brannan 2016
Olympic Trials Qualifiers (alumni) Ashley Higginson (steeplechase) 2012, 2016 Craig Forys (steeplechase) 2012, 2016 Mark Leininger (marathon) 2016, 2020
Latest News/Important Stuff


Summer Training Schedule          Practice Directions

A reminder, all paperwork for the fall, physicals, etc, are due July 25th this year, not August 1st.

Practice has been cancelled for Thurs, July 18th
 


2019 Girls Central Jersey Group 3 Spring Track Champions


Group III State Champions 4 x 800 meter relay team
Colts Neck Track/XC Follow the team on twitter at CNHS_XC_Track or click the twitter logo on left.  This is the new twitter address.

Alumni News:

Mark Leininger '09, qualified for the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials by running 2:17:51 in the California International Marathon 12/2/18.  He ran under the 2:19:00 qualifying standard.  Also finished 10th place in US 25k Champs 2019.
*** Outdoors: Colts Neck alum, Jordan Brannan '17 (Iona) ran 29:43 (10,000)and 14:07 (5000), Anthony Russo '17 (U Penn) 29:44 (10,000) and 14:20 (5000) and Matt Schaefer '18 (Northeastern) 31:30 (10,000).  Ryan Thompkins '17 (Villanova) has jumped 6' 07" and Liam Hoagland '18 (Middlebury) has run 1:58 for 800 and 4:00 for 1500. 

Upcoming Meets Latest Results

 

Cross Country (upcoming meets)

Team Time Trial @ Bucks Mill Park, 8/26  6:00 pm

Battle Of Ocean County Park @ Ocean Couny Park, 9/13  3:40 pm

Thompson Park Class Meet @ Thompson Park, 9/21  10:00 am

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The Monthly Distance Blog  latest blog 2/28/19  (Being a Captain - Ashley Higginson)

Spring Track Results

New Balance Scholastic Nationals @ Greensboro, NC June 14-16

Girls: 4 x mile relay, school record; Russo 7:17 steeple; Boys: Bogdan 6:40 steeple

Meet of Champions @ Northern Burlington, June 8

4 x 800 Relay 6th, Shapiro 9th 3200

Cherokee Distance Night #2 @ Cherokee, 6/3   Girls   Boys

All 2019 Spring Track Results   Girls   Boys

SCHEDULE/CURRENT RESULTS  COACHING STAFF

RECORDS/LISTS

tentative 2019 Cross Country Schedule upd 5/19/19
 
PAST RESULTS   school and class records, top ten lists and all-time depth lists updated 6/17/19
 2019 Spring Track Results  Boys  Girls 2018 Cross Country  Boys  Girls

Freehold District Records/All-Time Lists upd 6/2/19

NEW! tentative 2019-20 Winter Track Schedule upd 6/9/19

2018-19 Winter Track  Boys  Girls

Colts Neck Stadium records    
MISC   

  2018 Spring Track  Boys  Girls

Colts Neck All-Team   boys  girls upd 4/4/19  
Team Store (for buying CN track clothes)

all previous seasons - results

CN Champions  boys  girls  upd 6/4/19   
directions - to meets & practices  PAST CN Sponsored Meets  History of NJ Cross Country  

   forms    articles on iron    

Freehold District XC Champs  past results  VIDEOS

   course maps    

Cougar XC Inv   All Past Results  Video Course Tours for Cross Country
CURRENT COLTS NECK SPONSORED MEETS
 

10th Six Flags Wild Safari Cross Country Inv

Sept 28, 2019, featuring 1.2 miles through the Animal Safari and discounted admission ticket to Six Flags Great Adventure Park. 

CN & Friends Invite @ Toms River Bubble  

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Tues, Jan 8, 2019
  

CN Relays April 20, 2019

click on logo for 2018 entry info

includes high school & middle school races     results  Boys / Girls 2016 Results  main CN Relays page  2016 results     2015 results    
Club East  

The Freehold-based racing team for elite women's distance runners.

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