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Aquinas Institute dedicating new outdoor track to former coach

Aquinas Institute dedicating new outdoor track to former coach

May 15, 2019 03:13 PM

ROCHESTER N.Y. (WHEC) — The Aquinas Institute of Rochester will dedicate and name the school's new outdoor track at a ceremony on Thursday.

The track will be named the Father J. Michael Wesley, CSB '57 Track.

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Wesley was a long-time track and field coach at Aquinas.  Wesley helped make the Aquinas Relays a premier event attracting top teams form across the state.  In 1976 Wesley guided the track team to Aquinas's first-ever Section V Championship, in any sport.  He is a member of the Section V Track and Field Hall of Fame as a coach.

The school installed the 400-meter, all-weather running track in August 2018.

Thursday's dedication ceremony will include remarks form Aquinas Presidnet Michael Daley and track benefactor Ed Fiorentino.  A new plaque will also be dedicated at the ceremony.

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