Wilmington’s Sperlinga Earns Spot on Assumption College Men’s Track and Field Team

WORCESTER, MA — The Assumption College Department of Athletics has announced that Evan Sperlinga, of Wilmington, has earned a coveted spot on the 2016-17 Assumption College Men’s Track and Field team. Sperlinga, Class of 2020, will compete during the Greyhounds’ spring season, which picks up on March 25 at the Bridgewater State University Invitational.

“I’m very excited with the progress of our men’s and women’s track programs,” said head coach Stacie Wentz. “We broke a record 25 school records during our indoor season and hope to carry this progress into the outdoor seasons. In addition, the men’s and women’s teams had their best finishes ever at the Northeast-10 Conference Championships and we had several athletes win individual titles. We have a young team, of which more than half are freshmen, so we have a bright future.”

The Assumption Men’s Track and Field team finished their indoor season in record style. The Men’s team came in sixth in the indoor Northeast-10 Conference Championships, the highest finish in the program’s history. In addition, two school records were broken by Jeremy Alley-Tarter ’18 (500m) and Justin Ireland ’20 (60m).

For more information on Assumption sports, visit http://www.assumptiongreyhounds.com.

About Assumption College

Founded in 1904 by the Augustinians of the Assumption in Worcester, Mass., Assumption College offers 43 majors and 48 minors in the liberal arts, sciences, business, and professional studies, through an educational experience grounded in the rich Catholic intellectual tradition coupled with professional programs. The curriculum enables students to gain a depth and breadth of knowledge that lead to professional success and personal fulfillment. Students become engaged participants in Assumption’s classic liberal arts education – exploring new ideas and making connections across disciplines. To prepare for the workforce, students learn cutting-edge theory and best practices, and development excellent communication and critical-analysis skills. Assumption graduates are also known for their thoughtful citizenship and compassionate service to their community. For more information, please visit http://www.assumption.edu.

(NOTE: The above press release is from Assumption College via Merit.)

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