Achievements

Congratulations 2014 National Team

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by admin on August 15, 2014

This year several Tsunami athletes participated in the USATF & AAU Nationals.  The athletes did very well and several performed their best times of the season. The national team was: Amaya Chadwick Abayomi Hazel Jarvis Jones Jenai Berry Ashleigh Patterson Brandon Patterson **************************** A big congratulations goes to our medalist: Brandon Patterson  is the NATIONAL […]

Specialty Wednesday is arguably the most dynamic practice day for the Plainfield Tsunami Track Club.  It’s the day, each week, that is set aside for the athletes to focus on honing the required skills for their specialty.  Specialties range from hurdling to long jump, sprinting to distance racing, shot put to discus throwing, and of […]

Tsunamis Go Cross Country

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by admin on April 30, 2014

The Plainfield Tsunami Track Club facilitates participation in the full range of distance events, offering its age-group athletes varied experiences from which they can develop a specialty.   Some of its athletes gravitate to the middle distance 800 and 1500 meter events, where stamina meets speed; and others exalt in the endurance-based 3000 meter run as well as […]

There is no mistaking, Aniyah Charles is a sprinter.  Her muscles are loaded with fast twitch fibers that foster rapid movement.  She knows only one speed and that’s LIGHTNING FAST.  To that, she says: I know I’m a sprinter because my races are over before my mama can shout “RUN FAST”.  When my distance friend […]

Malcolm Brunson: The Scholar Athlete

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by admin on April 21, 2014

  Malcolm Brunson is one of the finest examples of the scholar athletes that comprise the Plainfield Tsunami Track Club.  A resident of Plainfield, NJ for all of his fourteen years, Brunson has run track for the past five years with the Tsunamis, which he credits for his record breaking performance in middle school football.  […]

When Brandon Patterson headed into the USA Track & Field’s National Youth Indoor Track and Field Championships in Landover, Md, in early March, he had one goal in mind Become the national record holder for his age group for the shot put. “I told him (Coach Mike Billups) before that this was my goal because […]

The Plainfield Tsunami Track Club had a spectacular showing at the 2014 USATF Northeast Zone Youth Indoor Championship held on February 22-23, 2014 at the Bennett Complex in Toms River, NJ. Twelve female and four male Tsunami athletes participated in the meet. The athletes’ commitment to training during the season paid off tremendously, demonstrated by […]

Berkeley Heights resident Victoria Vanriele capped her indoor track season with an impressive performance at the USATF Youth Indoor National Championship held on March 7-9 in Landover, Maryland.   Victoria placed second in the 1500 meter and third in the 800 meter events for girls 11-12 years old, with personal best times of 5:10.97 and […]

The early occurrence of the 40th Annual Colgate Women’s Games jump-started the indoor track and field competitive season for the Plainfield Tsunami athletes, of whom Jenai Berry, Sydney Roach, Victoria Vanriele and Cristal Vilasoa earned the coveted Finalist status in this complex, multi-day Series. Traditionally, the Colgate Games for track and field are held over […]

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