YORK, PA - York College men’s track and field athlete Phil Cavaluchi (Port Carbon, Pa./Pottsville Area) has been selected as the Spartan Athlete-of-the-Week for the week spanning April 12 - 18.
The Spartan freshman made his assault on the Capital Athletic Conference by posting the league's top long jump at the championship meet.The jump gave the Green and White their third win at the meet. For Cavaluchi the mark of 22’ 11.25” was the top jump by over a foot amongst his competitors, upsetting the conference's top seed. The jump also fell .01 meters short of an NCAA provisional cut.
Cavaluchi also recorded an All-CAC performance in the javelin with a throw of 175’ 11”. The performance was good for second in the event behind Spartan teammate Zachary Raywood (Hamilton, N.J./Nottingham).
Cavaluchi and the rest of the York squad will continue their 2010 outdoor schedule beginning with the Penn Relays and the Paul Kaiser Classic at Shippensburg. The annual Relays start April 22 at the University of Pennsylvania while the Kaiser Classic takes place on Saturday, April 24, at 9:00 a.m.
Written by Garrett Wampler - York College sports information student-intern