Mike McCabe Named USA Today Coach of the Year


On Tuesday USA Today announced New Jersey's own Mike McCabe of Union Catholic HS for the Girls All-USA Track and Field Coach of the Year

This season, with the guidance of McCabe, the UC girls won their fifth Sectional Championship in a row with a meet record 240 points before their dominant Non-Public A Group Championship the following weekend. At Groups UC won seven of the 18 events including all three relays. Speaking of relays, UC led New Jersey this spring season in six different relay events including the: 4x100m, 47.05, 4x200m, 1:38.11, 4x400m, 3:42.97, 4x800m, 8:59.78, 4x1500m, 20:29.68, and the 4x100m shuttle hurdles, 58.60. 

Outside of local championship accolades the UC girls ran the fastest American time at Penn Relays in the 4x800m COA and won the New Balance Nationals Outdoor 4x800m with their season best 8:59.78. The rest of the team's season best performances can be found below, all these times and marks are from 2019 outdoor competition. 

Union Catholic Girls 2019 Season Leaders

TRACKTIME (W)ATHLETEGRADEMEET DATE
100m11.97 2020
200m24.65 2020
400m56.23 2020
800m2:08.91 2020
1600m4:57.40 2019
3200m10:48.96 2019
100mH14.51 2020
400mH1:03.46 2020
RELAYTIMETEAMMEET DATE
4x100m47.05 
Relay Team
4x400m3:42.97 
Relay Team
4x800m8:59.78 
Relay Team
FIELDMARK (W)ATHLETEGRADEMEET DATE
High Jump5-7 2020
Long Jump18-5 2021
Triple Jump38-1 2020
Pole Vault11-3 2019
Javelin96-9 2021
Shot Put34-8 2019
Discus99-7 2022
OTHERTIME/MARK (W)ATHLETE/TEAMGRADEMEET DATE
1 Mile4:57.13 2019
2 Mile11:51.61 2022
300mH46.92 2021
SHR 4x100m58.60 
Relay Team
SMR 800m1:50.25 
Relay Team
4x200m1:38.11 
Relay Team
SMR4:07.72 
Relay Team
4x1600m22:07.66 
Relay Team
DMR12:07.11 
Relay Team
4x1500m20:29.68 
Relay Team



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