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Vinson, van Ingen: Two elite athletes from same hometown

Village of Marathon is home to BU's most successful athletes in 2011-12

May 29, 2012


Vinson, van Ingen: Two elite athletes from same hometown

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Contact: John Hartrick (hartrick@binghamton.edu)

VESTAL, N.Y.—Up the road about 31 miles from Binghamton University lies the village of Marathon, N.Y. - home to an estimated 919 people, two of whom happen to be the most successful student-athletes at the university.

Senior runner Erik van Ingen and junior wrestler Donnie Vinson share a hometown and much more.

Watch this feature interview with two premier athletes who grew up about a mile away from each other.

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