Posts Tagged ‘Rich Lehman’

End of season analysis

Wow, the first semester is nearly over. Four Dal Tiger varsity teams completed their seasons this semester, here is a recap of how they did.   Women’s soccer  The previous season they finished third in the league and only gave up seven goals in 12 games. With many players returning, the expectation was that they were…

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Balancing cross-country and track and field

There’s a big difference between racing 800-metres and 10,000-metres. Second-year track athlete Hudson Grimshaw-Surette is proving that he can do both.  “He’s too talented and competitive not too,” said cross-country and track and field Head coach Rich Lehman about why Grimshaw-Surette is running for both sports.   The kinesiology student dabbled in cross-country last year, running…

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Running strong programs

Going into his seventh year as the head coach of Dalhousie University’s cross-country and track and field teams, Rich Lehman has won the AUS cross-country Coach of the Year award a combined six times with both the women’s and men’s teams.   He also won the same award a combined nine times for the track and…

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“A perfect first year”

Both Dalhousie University’s men’s and women’s track and field teams brought home championship banners again this year. For the women’s team, this was the 29th consecutive season of winning the Atlantic University Sport Championships. Among their star athletes was rookie Savanna Jordan. Jordan has had an outstanding first year, considering that she spent her track…

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Training for a pentathlon

Lorena Heubach is one of Dalhousie University’s most unique track and field athletes. She’s the only athlete on the team that participates in the pentathlon: an event that includes high jump, long jump, shot put, hurdling and an 800 metre race. The athletes compete in these events over the course of a day. Heubach’s currently…

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Tigers find triumph

In her first ever university level cross-country race, Dalhousie runner Savanna Jordan won. “Yeah, I am excited,” said a smiling Jordan after the race. Racing at the Dalhousie/Saint Mary’s Invitational at Point Pleasant Park on a humid Saturday, Sept. 23rd, Jordan finished the women’s 6 km race in 22:39, which was 12 seconds faster than…

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Men’s cross-country aim for conference championship

Racing their way from being the runner-up last season, into being the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) champions this season, is the Dalhousie men’s cross-country team’s mindset. “Every time I have an interview with the Gazette and the men’s cross-country team comes up for the last five years, I have talked about how young, building and…

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St. FX runners eclipse Dal at conference meet

Holly Van Gestel earned the silver medal in her final AUS race. (Chris Parent photo)

Dalhousie and St. Francis Xavier have been the premier cross-country programs in their conference for over a decade. On this past Saturday at Point Pleasant Park, the runners from Antigonish made their case for why they are the best program in 2012. St. FX swept the podium in the team competition at the AUS cross-country…

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