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 and Matt Schaefer.  63 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 Relay2018. 
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
Latest News/Important Stuff

Make sure you have your paperwork in if you are competing in Winter Track.  No paperwork, no practice!

   

2018 Group 3 XC Girls Champions

2018 Central Jersey Group 3 Spring Track Champions
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. *** Colts Neck alum Anthony Russo '17 (U Penn), qualified for the NCAA XC Champs on Nov 17th at U of Wisconsin. He was 7th in the Mid-Atlantic Region.  Jordan Brannan '17 (Iona) also qualified for the championships.  His team finished 2nd in the Northeast Region.  It was their 17th consecutive year qualifying for nationals.  Matt Schaefer '18 (Northeastern) was the 4th man on the team that was 10th in the Northeast Region, the school's highest finish ever.

Upcoming Meets Cross Country Results

 

Winter Track (upcoming meets)

  Shore Track Coaches Season Opener @ TR Bubble, Dec 17  4:30 pm

Monmouth County Relays @ TR Bubble, Jan 4  4:30 pm

Colts Neck Inv @ TR Bubble, Jan 8  4:00pm

Monmouth County Champs @ TR Bubble, Jan 11  4:30 pm

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The Monthly Distance Blog  latest blog 11/21/18 (October - Catie Anderson)

True Grit Running Blog with Adam    latest blog 11/24/17

Cross Country Results

 Nike Northeast Region Champs @ Bowdoin Park, Wappingers Falls, NY, Nov 24

Girls: team 6th, Russo 9th, misses Nationals by one spot; Boys: team 31st

Meet of Champions @ Holmdel Park, Nov 17

Girls: finish 6th as a team and make the podium; Russo 7th

Group III State Champs @ Holmdel Park, Nov 10title overall, Russo 3rd, Shapiro

Girls: win their 3rd straight and 6th overall, Russo 3rd, Shapiro 5th, Anderson 14th; Boys: team 7th, Roeder 15th

All XC Results this year  Girls   Boys

SCHEDULE/CURRENT RESULTS  COACHING STAFF

RECORDS/LISTS

 2018 Cross Country Schedule updated 6/19/18

PAST RESULTS   school and class records, top ten lists and all-time depth lists updated 11/11/18
2018 Cross Country Results  Boys  Girls 2017 Cross Country  Boys  Girls

Freehold District Records/All-Time Lists upd 11/18/18

2018-2019 Winter Track Schedule updated 6/19/18

2017-18 Winter Track  Boys  Girls

Colts Neck Stadium records    
MISC   

  2018 Spring Track  Boys  Girls

Colts Neck All-Team   boys  girls upd 6/19/18  
Team Store (for buying CN track clothes)

all previous seasons - results

CN Champions  boys  girls  upd 6/19/18   
directions - to meets & practices  PAST CN Sponsored Meets  History of NJ Cross Country  

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Freehold District XC Champs  past results  VIDEOS

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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

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