Northeastern University Powerlifting Men’s Team at 2012 Collegiate Nationals

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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

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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

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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 USAPL Collegiate Nationals

04/12/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Video (available starting Friday morning) The USAPL Collegiate Nationals is one of the loudest, most competitive meets you will ever encounter. With deep classes and large crowds, teams come from around the nation with one goal: Win the team title! There are only two divisions, the men’s division and the women’s division and IPF scoring rules are enforced. Historically, it has taken a minimum of 57 points to win the title. To achieve this tally, Read More

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