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Track teams lead America East Indoor Championships After Day One
Ginyard and DiMichele tie for first in women's pole vault
February 11, 2013Tweet
BOSTON, Mass. – Junior Camille Ginyard and sophomore Christy DiMichele tied for first in the women’s pole vault, highlighting Binghamton’s performance in the opening day of the America East Indoor Track & Field Championships on Monday at the Reggie Lewis Center. The Bearcat men lead the eight-team field with 52.5 points while the women are also first with 50.5 points.
Ginyard and DiMichele each cleared 11-9 and remained tied after two rounds of jump-offs. For Ginyard, it marks the second year in a row she has taken top honors in the indoor pole vault. Ginyard and DiMichele were high school teammates at nearby Vestal High School.
On the men’s side, senior Adam Helman was second in the pole vault (16-2) while freshman Joe Miceli was third (14-9). Senior Vasili Papastrat was third in the 5,000 (14:49.47) and senior Jacob Platel was third in the weight throw (55-10).
The America East Indoor Track & Field Championships conclude Tuesday.
NOTE: Ginyard now has won three conference pole vault titles. She also won the 2012 outdoor crown.
TOP MEN’S FINISHERS
Adam Helman, 2nd, Pole Vault (16-2) IC4A
Joe Miceli, T3rd, Pole Vault (14-9)
Jacob Platel, 3rd, Weight Throw (55-10) IC4A
Vasili Papastrat, 3rd, 5,000 (14:49.17)
Jason Santos, 4th, 5,000 (14:51.10)
Greg Feathers, 5th, Weight Throw (53-7)
Antony Gaetani, 6th, 5,000 (14:53.10)
Chris Nock, 6th, Pole Vault (14-3)
Eric Ziegler, 6th, Long Jump (22-2)
Matt Traylor, 8th, Long Jump (21-9)
TOP WOMEN’S FINISHERS
Camille Ginyard, T1st, Pole Vault (11-9) ECAC
Christy DiMichelle, T1st. Pole Vault (11-9) ECAC
Jessica Goldberg, 2nd, Pentathlon (3,276)
Alexis Murray, 3rd, Long Jump (17-11 3/4)
Alexx Baum, 4th, Long Jump (17-10)
Sara Wickes, 4th, Pentathlon (3,077)
Jenna Marionne, 5th, Pole Vault (10-9)
Taylor Bates, 6th, Pole Vault (10-9)
MEN’S TEAM SCORING (Through 6 Events)
Binghamton 52.5, Albany 41,5, Maine 32, UMBC 28, New Hampshire 19, Stony Brook 17, Vermont 3, Hartford 2
WOMEN’S TEAM SCORING (Through 6 Events)
Binghamton 50.5, Vermont 40, Albany 35, Maine 33.5, UMBC 29, New Hampshire 28, Stony Brook 14, Hartford 4