Come out to Support the Northeastern Women’s Powerlifting Team

01/28/2013 Mass-Lift 0

The Northeastern Woman’s Powerlifting team has grown from 8 to 20 members in the past year. Last year the team finished in 3rd place at Collegiate Nationals in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This included an all around champion of champions and two first place winners. Currently 8 women are qualified to compete in the 2013 Collegiate Nationals to take place in Killeen, Texas; more are expected to qualify at the Winter Classic being held on February 24th. The Read More

Boston to Host American Open in 2014, Zawilinski elected as Athlete Rep

06/29/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Orlando, FL, June 21- The National Governing Body Meeting traditionally held the day before Men’s Nationals was the site for two important announcements for USA Powerlifting in New England. First Boston wins the bid for the 2014 American Open and local lifter, meet director and coach Michael Zawilinski is elected to a two year term as one of five Athlete Representatives. The American Open is a national meet that doesn’t require a qualifying total and Read More

Jaimes Brings Home Silver Medal for America

05/24/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Pilsen, Czech Republic, May 24, 2012 – Luis Jaimes (Roslindale, Mass) placed second in the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Junior Bench Press Championships. Jaimes pressed 262.5Kgs/578.7Lbs in the Junior (age 19-23) 105Kgs/231.5Lbs division. Jaimes is a recent graduate of Northeastern University in Boston, MA where he was one of the main contributors to the Club Powerlifting team. His silver medal performance at worlds comes just over a month after his second place finish at Read More

2012 Women’s Nationals

05/18/2012 Mass-Lift 0

The 2012 USAPL Women’s National Powerlifting Championships will be streamed live this Saturday and Sunday, May 19 & 20, at the Grove Hotel in Downtown Boise. There will be almost 100 of the strongest women in the United States ranging in age from 16 to 70 competing for their opportunity to represent the USA at this year’s IPF World Championships. Lifting is schedule to start at 9am local time. Free desktop streaming application by Ustream Read More

Northeastern University Powerlifting Women’s Team at 2012 Collegiate Nationals

05/08/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Two local schools recently competed at the 2012 Collegiate Nationals in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Despite the time difference and elaborate traveling, both schools saw success. Ultimately the women’s team from Northeastern had the best weekend, placing 3rd and combined, Northeastern Women’s Team picked up five All-American finishes, with two first place,  one third place, one fourth place and two fifth place finishes. All Americans Top 5 Seri Gordon Heather Crocker Shaina Petit Erica Myers Allison Read More

Northeastern University Powerlifting Men’s Team at 2012 Collegiate Nationals

05/08/2012 Mass-Lift 0

All Americans Top 5 Anthony Grimaldi Luis Jaimes Medalist Top 3 Luis Jaimes Northeastern Powerlifting Men’s Team placed 9th a head of regional rival Penn State. New Collegiate Records Luis Jaimes – 242lbs weight class- Bench Press(600.8lbs) Luis becomes just the 4th collegiate lifter to Bench over the 600lbs mark, regardless of weight class, joining Northeastern’s own Joe Cappellino who holds the highest bench of 705lbs) Northeastern Powerlifting Men’s Team Anthony Grimaldi, a senior history Read More

Heights (Boston College) Powerlifting at 2012 Collegiate Nationals

05/08/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Heights Powerlifting (Boston College) Joseph Cassaro, a sophomore in his first collegiate nationals hit several personal records in the 165lbs weight class. His best lifts were a 182.5kg (402.3lbs) squat, 117.5kg (259lbs) bench, 185kg (407lbs) deadlift for a 485kg (1069lbs) total. For his efforts Joseph finished 20 out of 25 in his class. Joseph is a local lifter who is an alumni of Xaverian Brothers High School, Featured Lifter- Shaina Petit

05/08/2012 Mass-Lift 0

For her performance at the 2012 USAPL Collegiate Nationals Shaina Petit is the newest featured lifter. Her total was the 2nd highest regardless of weight class and smashed the National and American Bench Press records along the way. She is also the founder and president of the Northeastern University’s Women’s Powerlifting Team.   Can you tell us a little about yourself? I am a fifth year Physical Therapy student at Northeastern University—I will be Read More

2012 Masters Nationals

05/03/2012 Mass-Lift 0

USAPL Masters Nationals is set for this weekend 5/4-6. Come back her watch the live stream. Official Website with Schedule and Roster: MASTERS NATIONALS WEBSITE Live Stream: Live broadcast by Ustream

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