SLU track and field members Ramsey, Lehmann, Newman honored by Liberty League
Friday, March 25, 2011 - 9:46 pm

St. Lawrence University's men's indoor track and field program took three of the 2011 indoor Liberty League awards in voting by the league coaches.

Dan Ramsey was Liberty League Indoor Track Performer of the Year. Photo by Wally Johnson.Dan Ramsey was Liberty League Indoor Track Performer of the Year. Photo by Wally Johnson.Senior Dan Ramsey was named co-Indoor Track Performer of the Year, freshman Tom Lehmann was selected as the league's co-Rookie of the Year and men's coach John Newman and his staff were named Indoor Coaching Staff of the Year.

Ramsey won the 5000 meters and anchored the winning Distance Medley Relay team in the Liberty League Championships, and won both the 3000 and the 5000 at the NYSCTC championships. He also won the 3000 and was second by .01 seconds in the 5000 at the ECAC Championships. He was both indoor and outdoor performer of the year last year and won the league's Rookie of the Year both indoor and outdoor as a freshman.

Lehmann won the triple jump with a 13.01 meter series at the Liberty League Championships and was sixth in the long jump. He was fifth in the NYSCTC championships in the triple jump.

Newman coached his team to the Liberty League indoor championship and the NYSCTC indoor championship in the 2010-11 season. The Saints also finished sixth in the ECAC championships. He is assisted by Mike Howard, Kate Curran, Kevin Burrall, Katie Gernand, and Aland Joseph. He was also the 2010 men's cross country Liberty League Coach of the Year.