Mercerville’s Whittle USATF NY Youth Athlete of the Year

Shamali Whittle

Nottingham High freshman Shamali Whittle was recently named the USATF New York Youth Athlete of the Year for 2018.

Running for MySprintClub Club in New York, the Mercerville resident set NY State Association records in the 100 and 200 meters and the 100-meter hurdles.

He also won two USATF National titles en route to six overall national titles in the 13/14-yeae-old division.  

About The Author

Rich Fisher has been around the Hamilton Township sports scene for so long that he actually got Rich Giallella’s autograph when Giallella was still a player! Proud product of Hamilton YMCA and Lou Gehrig baseball leagues and former teammate of Jim Maher on a very average Barton & Cooney rec basketball team, Fish graduated from Nottingham Junior High and Steinert High school and has covered township sports since 1980. His goal in life is to convince Maria Prato that Jersey tomatoes are at least 100 times better than California tomatoes.