Men's Cross Country and Track and Field Announces Newcomers


ITHACA, N.Y. – George Heekin '29 Head Coach of Men's Track and Field and Cross Country Adrian Durant announce the addition of 18 newcomers to both the men's cross country and track and field teams. Morgan Cupp, Greg Fusco, Matthew Fusco, James Granata, Shane Johnson, Caleb McCurdy, Alex Mocarski, Saano Murembya and Marek Nowak will compete for both teams. Tony Bridges, Ian Frost, Paris Howland, Dan Mead, Kuune Mini, William Powers, Darius Scott, Johannes Stromhaug and Benjamin Waynescott will be solely on the track and field team. "This group of freshmen is ambitious, enthusiastic and will certainly make an immediate impact within the league," Durant said. "The goal is always to identify individuals who can buy into the team's overall mission, to win the Ivy HEPS. I believe that is what this class represents, a group that certainly wants to win and that is striving to be the best."

Tony Bridges – Jumps – Information Science (Pine Crest HS) Lauderhill, Fla.

Before Cornell

  • Bridges had a stellar high school career at Pine Crest High School, where he was a four time letterwinner on the varsity track and field team.

  • He placed in the top seven on two separate occasions in the Junior Olympics for triple jump.

  • Was the 2018 district, city, regional and state champion in both long jump and triple jump.

  • Finished as a runner-up in the Florida outdoor state meet in 2017.

  • Competed for Broward Elite, which he twice earned USATF All-America honors for in the triple jump in 2015 and 2017.

  • His personal bests are 48'3.5 for triple jump and 23'3 for long jump.