SOUTHWEST MIAMI HIGH SCHOOL EAGLES TRACK & FIELD
BERNARD SIGNS WITH WEBBER
Senior distance runner Jonathan Bernard has signed to run next year for Webber International University in Babson Park, Florida. He becomes the third senior member of the team to sign collegiately.
TWO EAGLES SIGN WITH ST. THOMAS
Sprinter Frank De La Cruz and jumper Tony Rodriguez capped off a successful senior year May 2 by signing track scholarships with Miami's St. Thomas University. Teammate Sarah Del Mazo is also expected to compete at the next level but she remains undecided on her collegiate plans.
2018 SEASON IN REVIEW
The 2018 Southwest Track & Field team had a successful 2018 season under first-year head coach Andre' Daniels. Two Eagles qualified for the regional meet, Frank De La Cruz and Tony Rodriguez. De La Cruz finished 14th at the regionals in the 800 meter finals and placed 13th in the prelims of the 400 meter dash. Rodriguez finished 8th in the long jump finals and 12th in the triple jump finals. Among the highlights of the season were:
•De La Cruz winning a district championship in the 400 meters
•School records were set in the 800 meters by De La Cruz, the 4 x 200 meter relay (Rodriguez, Chris Brice, Jonathan Campos and De La Cruz), the 4 x 400 meter relay (Rodriguez, Brice, Fanelle Andrus, and De La Cruz) and the 4 x 800 meter relay (David Bush, Jonathan Bernard, Rodriguez and De La Cruz)
•Rodriguez, De La Cruz and Sarah del Mazo were all offered track scholarships. National Signing Day is Wednesday and they will be choosing from among FIU, Benedict College, St. Thomas University, and Webber International University.
•Numerous Eagles set personal records showing continuous improvement throughout the season.
Tony Rodriguez (left) and Frank De La Cruz sign with St. Thomas
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