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Former Fordham Runner Accuses Track And Field Program of Perpetuating Racist Culture, Former Coach Thomas Dewey Denies Allegations

Jimmy Sullivan, Andrew Posadas

June 24, 2020

Former Fordham track and field runner Michael Petersen is accusing former Fordham track head coach Thomas Dewey and former team captain Ryan McGann of multiple racist incidents during the 2016-17 season, Petersen’s freshman year. Petersen transferred to Western University in London, Ontario, Canada after that year. In a series of Instagram stories Tuesday night, Petersen wrote what he said occurred during the season.  “Th...

Talk the Talk to Better the Run

Talk the Talk to Better the Run

November 13, 2019

Athletes should never be pressured into sacrificing their welfare for the benefit of a program, and it is abhorrent that Salazar and the rest of the Nike team would show such a severe lack of human decency by requiring their runners to do so. 

Brian Cook was one of the stars for Fordham Track and Field at the Metropolitan Relays. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Fordham Track and Field Secures Top-3 Finish in Metropolitan Outdoor Championships

April 19, 2019

By Andrew Posadas With the Atlantic 10 Championship less than three weeks away, Fordham Track and Field invaded the University of Rutgers for the 2019 Metropolitan Outdoor Championship. The Rams had ...

Track and Field have taken full advantage of the outdoor season so far. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Fordham Track and Field Have Solid Showing in Colonial Relays

April 10, 2019

After having his team split to compete in multiple meets for the last two weeks, head coach Thomas Dewey finally had his team whole as they headed south for Williamsburg, VA.

Student-Athlete Column: A Much-Needed Break

March 13, 2019

Spring break came a week early for many of Fordham’s track and field athletes.

Fordham Track is still in its indoor season, but it’s never too early to look ahead. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Track Has Busy Weekend in Staten Island

January 23, 2019

The Fordham Track and Field team had several impressive performances over two events in Staten Island this weekend.

The women’s teams competed on Friday, with the men going on Saturday (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics).

Track Turns Toward End of Indoor At Valentine Invite

February 14, 2018

By Emmanuel Berbari Boston University hosted the 2018 David Hemery Valentine Invite, this year’s holiday-tailored Track and Field event at its Track and Tennis Center. The Fordham women’s teams competed on Friday and ...

Fordham Track and Field Competes at 2018 Metropolitan Championship this past weekend. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Track Impresses at Metropolitan Championship

February 7, 2018

By Emmanuel Berbari Fordham Track and Field put together an impressive showing at the 2018 Metropolitan Championship, with the men placing third and the women ranking sixth at Staten Island’s Ocean Breeze Athletic Compl...

Mary Kate Kenny has broken the Fordham record in the 60m two weeks in a row. It now stands at 7.78 seconds. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Kenny Breaks Own Record, Seven Men Qualify for IC4As

January 31, 2018

By Emmanuel Berbari The women’s and men’s track teams competed at the Terrier Classic at Boston University on Friday and Saturday, and multiple athletes posted stellar times. On the women’s side, junior Mary Kate Ken...

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