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Men fifth, women third at Army 6-Way Indoor Track Meet

Helman captures men's pole vault

January 12, 2013


Men fifth, women third at Army 6-Way Indoor Track Meet

WEST POINT, N.Y. – Junior Alexis Murray swept the women’s long jump and triple jump titles, highlighting Binghamton’s performance at the Army 6-Way Indoor Track Meet on Saturday afternoon. The Bearcat women were third in the team standings while the men placed fifth overall.

Murray’s winning distances were 18-0 in the long jump and 38-5 in the triple jump. Freshman Kierra Arthur was the runner-up in the triple jump (37-8.50) and won the 60 hurdles (8.85). In the process, she recorded the fastest time ever in that event by a Binghamton freshman.

Also turning in a first-place performance on the women’s side was junior Camille Ginyard in the pole vault (11-3 ¾).

On the men’s side,  senior Adam Helman captured the pole vault (15-3).

Monmouth took top honors in the women’s meet while the host Black Knights were first in the men’s competition.

Up next for Binghamton is the Cornell Upstate Challenge next Saturday at 12:30 p.m.

FINAL WOMEN’S TEAM SCORES: Monmouth 186, Rider 154, Binghamton 115.5, Lehigh 111, Army 90, Ramapo 21

FINAL MEN’S TEAM SCORES: Army 214, Rider 154, Monmouth 149.50,  Lehigh 98.5, Binghamton 62, Ramapo 15

TOP BINGHAMTON WOMEN’S PERFORMERS

Kierra Arthur, 1st, 60 Hurdles (8.85) FR
Camille Ginyard, 1st, Pole Vault (11-3 ¾)
Alexis Murray, 1st, Long Jump (18-0)
Alexis Murray, 1st, Triple Jump (38-5)
Lizzie Greiner, 2nd, 3,000 (10:49)
Kierra Arthur, 2nd, Triple Jump (37-8.50)
Jenna Marrione, 3rd. Pole Vault (11-3 ¾)

TOP BINGHAMTON MEN’S RESULTS

Adam Helman, 1st, Pole Vault (15-3)
Jacob Platel, 2nd, Weight Throw (56-7 ½)
Cameron Black, 3rd, 60 Hurdles (8.39)

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