Athlete’s Corner

Season Wrap

by admin on August 9, 2017

  At last the season is officially over! We started with practice back in November and now we’ve just concluded with the AAU and USATF National Jr. Olympics.   Congratulations are in order for all our National Jr. Olympics competitors.   Ajanae Thompson won the 80 meter hurdles at the USATF JO’s at the University […]

  Broken but not deterred ……   It was the end of indoor season that Jenai (nicknamed Practice) started to complain about a pain in her foot. When the pain didn’t go away her mom took her to the doctor and it was determined that she had a stress fracture and would be out for […]

  From the first day she stepped on the track, everyone knew that there was something special  about Paige. When others at practice were bent over in exhaustion, Paige was running around, smiling and asking the coaches “what’s next?”.   After watching in amazement and waiting for her to finally be old enough to run […]

  Nationals is typically the seasoning ending grand event.  The goal is to get to the podium and if not, to end the season with a personal best.  Well, Avery Jordan, went into the 2017 AAU Junior Olympic Games, with both goals in mind. Avery competed in two events, the 200 meter hurdles and the […]

Ajanae Thompson, participated in the USATF Hershey Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships 2017 in the 100 meter dash and the  80 meter hurdles.  The field was packed with the best of the best athletes from across the US, with a domination of athletes from the southern states.  In the 100 meters, she ran a […]

Tsunami in Motion at AAU Regionals

by admin on July 13, 2017

Over the weekend of June 30th, the AAU region 1 championships were held at Hub Stein field, in Plainfield and Tsunami athletes shined.   This was the first time that the championships were held in our city with athletes competing from New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts and our children did an outstanding job, […]

And She Does it Again!!!!

by admin on July 13, 2017

  The Tsunami Track Club would like to take the time out to thank Sydney McLaughlin, Gatorade’s High School Track Athlete of the Year for her generosity towards our club.   For the second year in a row, Sydney has decided to pay it forward with a donation to our club to help with the purchasing […]

Ajanae Thompson Hurdling All Barriers

by admin on July 13, 2017

Tsunami would like to congratulate Ajanae Thompson on her efforts at the USATF Region 2 championships held in Brockport, New York this past weekend.     Ajanae, while nursing a sore knee, managed to compete and medal in three events. She placed 2nd in the 100-meter dash, where she ran a new personal best, took […]

  Each year at the end of the high school season, the nation’s best athletes convene at New Balance Nationals (NBN) in Greensboro North Carolina. Several Tsunami athletes made the trek this year with their High School teams and some impressive performances were recorded:   Ashliegh Patterson in her first National outdoor competition as a […]

Our very own and newest athlete of Plainfield Tsunami, runner Ajanae Thompson has broken a 22-year USATF New Jersey Junior Olympic Track & Field Championship Meet Record in the 80-meters hurdles by running 12.64 seconds at the USATF NJ Association Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships surpassing Amber Williams previous mark of 12.9 set in […]

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