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Arthur wins triple jump, Taussig sets school record in 60
December 2, 2012
ITHACA, N.Y. – Freshman Kierra Arthur won the women’s triple jump and sophomore Ivory Taussig set the school record in the women’s 60, highlighting Binghamton’s performance at the Cornell Relays on Saturday afternoon. There was no team scoring in the meet.
Arthur recorded a first-place distance of 38-8 ¾. She was also third in the 60 hurdles with a time of 8.99.
Taussig, meanwhile, was second in her event with a time of 7.83. The previous school record of 7.84 was clocked by Kim Williams in 2006.
On the men’s side, freshman Cameron Black was fourth in the 60 hurdles with a time of 8.28 seconds. In the weight throw, seniors Jacob Platel and Greg Feathers placed fourth in fifth with distances of 53-5 ½ and 52-1 ¾ respectively.
Binghamton is off until the West Point Invitational on Jan. 12.
TOP MEN’S PERFORMERS
Cameron Black, 4th, 60 Hurdles (8.28)
Jacob Platel, 4th, Weight Throw ( 53-5 ½)
Greg Feathers , 5th, Weight Throw (52-1 ¾ )
Pat Heikkila, 5th, Shot Put (48-3 ½)
Jon King, 6th, High Jump (6-6 ¼)
Josh Miller, 6th, 500 (1:07.61)
TOP WOMEN’S PERFORMERS
Kierra Arthur, 1st, Triple Jump (38-8 ¾ )
Emily Taussig, 2nd, 60 ( 7.83)
Camille Ginyard, 2nd, Pole Vault (11-9 ¾)
Alexis Murray, 2nd, Long Jump (18-6)
Jess Goldberg , 3rd, Pentathlon (3,361)
Jessica Hennig, 3rd, 300 (40.83)
Kierra Arthur, 3rd, 60 Hurdles (8.99)
Caysie Capano, 4th, Shot Put (37-1 ¾)
Christy DiMichele , 4th, Pole Vault (11-3 ¾)
Alexis Murray, 4th, Triple Jump (38-4 ¾)
Taylor Bates, 5th, Pole Vault ( 10-10)
Daniella Olusoga, 5th, Pentathlon (3,158)
Jess Goldberg, 6th, 60 Hurdles (9.42)
Alexx Baum, 6th, Long Jump (17-10 ¾)