Bergen Community College’s Track and Field team had a very successful season in 2022. The completed 5 meets included a trip to the National Tournament in Troy, NY. The Bulldogs finished in 14th place in the Men’s Team Rankings, which landed them in 3rd place in the region with 18 points. Bergen also landed two All-Americans on the Men’s side. Tamir Williams in the Long Jump and Kaden Steven with 2 All-Americans in both the Men’s Triple Jump and 400M Hurdles.
Bergen had several national qualifiers this year: Caitlyn Calupad (Women’s Pole Vault), Zoe Florio (Women’s Shot Put), Anthony Bertollo (Men’s 800m Run), Kamal Khan (Men’s 800m Run), Joseph Dutan (Men’s 5000M Run), Freddy Zuniga (Men’s 5000M Run), Tamir Williams (Men’s Long Jump), and Kaden Stevens (Men’s Triple Jump & Men’s 400M Hurdles).
Unfortunately, the Bulldogs started the National Tournament with an unexpected injury. Women’s pole vaulter, Caitlyn Calupad, injured herself on the first jump and was not able to recover to complete her event.
Women’s Shot Put thrower, Zoe Florio, finished in 12th place with a throw of 7.61m.
Men’s 800 Meter Results: 12th place Anthony Bertollo (2:03.20) and 17th place Kamal Khan (2:07.62).
Men’s 5000 Meter Run Results: 9th place Joseph Dutan 17:35.66 (1st Team All-Region) and 11th Place Freddy Zuniga (18:17.65).
Men’s Long Jump Results: 4th place Tamir Williams 6.00m (All-American and 1st All-Region).
Men’s Triple Jump Results: 2nd place Kaden Stevens 13.67m (2nd Team All-American and 1st Team All-Region).
Men’s 400m Hurdles Results: 2nd place Kaden Stevens 58.00m (2nd Team All-American and 1st Team All-Region).
Based in Paramus, Bergen Community College (www.bergen.edu), a public two-year coeducational college, enrolls more than 13,000 students at locations in Paramus, the Philip Ciarco Jr. Learning Center in Hackensack and Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst. The College offers associate degree, certificate and continuing education programs in a variety of fields. More students graduate from Bergen than any other community college in the state.
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