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Sage Men’s Outdoor Track & Field History

First Season: 2014

Coaches: Jim Bowles (2014-2017), Zachary Williams (2018), David Taranto (2019 to present)


  • Broke 5 school records in 2016 campaign, while Zack Funk broke marks in 800 meter and 1,500 meter runs. Ben Hulett broke shot put and discus records multiple times during 2016 season.
  • Zachary Bishop selected as 2017-2018 Sage Dean Robinson Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
  • 2019 Team breaks numerous school records including a few that were added to more than once on the year.
  • Sage finishes in seventh place at 2019 Empire 8 Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Championship.

Notable Student-Athletes

Ellis Richardson: 2018 and 2019 Gator of the Year. Broke his own school record in the 800 meter run (2:04.74, 4/20/19 at UAlbany Invitational). Holds the school record in the 400 meter run (51.53, 4/13/19 at SUNY-Delhi Invitational). Also part of the school record 4 x 100 RELAY   (45.00 E. Williams, A. Burnett, T. Mitchell, and E. Richardson) at the UAlbany Invitational (4/20/19), the 4 x 400 RELAY (3:36.82) E. Richardson, T. Mitchell, R. Williams, A. Burnett) at UAlbany Invitational.

Anthony Crawford: Gator of the Year (2015); Anthony Williamson, Gator of the Year (2016).

Eric Denny: first two-time medalist in program history with high jump wins (2015).

All-Time Sage Men’s Track and Field Empire 8 Award Winners


              Arnoldo (AJ) Burnett, Empire 8 Men’s Track and Field Sportsmanship Team


               Zach Bishop, Empire 8 Men’s Track and Field Sportsmanship Team