Immediate Release: May 6, 2007
Contact: David O'Brian (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Williams named Women's Field Athlete of the Meet at America East
Conference Track & Field Championships
BALTIMORE, MD.-- Sophomore
Williams (Buffalo, N.Y.) was named the Women's Most Outstanding
Track Athlete, highlighting Binghamton's performance in Day Two
of the the America East Conference Outdoor Track & Field
Championships at UMBC on Sunday. The men's squad was fourth out
of nine teams while the women's finished fifth. Albany swept
both the men's and women's team titles.
For the weekend, the Bearcats had five individual winners on
the women's side as well as a pair of first-place relay teams.
The seven combined wins is the most in the six years Binghamton
has been a member of the America East Conference. The Bearcats
also posted a pair of individual wins on the men's side during
the two day event.
Williams captured the 200 with an NCAA Regional and ECAC-qualifying
time of 23.83. She also anchored the winning 4x100 and 4x400
relay teams, both of which set school records of 47.14 and 3:47.47
Short (Yephank, N.Y.), who ran the second leg of the 4x100
relay and third leg of the 4x400 relay, won the 400 (56.70).
Fellow junior Dayna
Johnson (Brentwood, N.Y.), who ran the opening leg of the
4x400 relay won the triple jump with a NCAA regional and ECAC-qualifying
distance of 40-08.75). She was also the runner up in the 400
hurdles with a school-record time of 1:02.93.
Vinson (Monsey, N.Y.) ran the third leg on the 4x100 relay
team and the second leg of the 4x400 relay team. Freshman Jasmine
Hinson (Beacon, N.Y.) ran the opening leg of the 4x100 relay.
Feisinger (North Syracuse, N.Y.) was the Bearcats other major
point scorer in the women's meet. She won the heptathlon (3,986
points) and was sixth in the high jump (5-2.25).
Phipps (Mount Vernon, N.Y.) was third in the high jump (5-4.25).
On the men's side, senior Kevin
Hall (Glen Falls, N.Y.) won the shot put with a school-record
IC4A-qualifying distance of 52-5.25). Runner-up finishes were
turned in by sophomore Justin Halleck
(DePew, N.Y.) in the discus (156-05) and sophomore
Jimmy Massar (Johnson City, N.Y.) in
the 400 (48.17). Massar's time was a school record.
Massar, graduate student
Adam Goldberg (New Rochelle, N.Y.)
and sophomores Dan Walker (Cortland,
N.Y.) and Geoff Campbell (Irvington,
N.Y.) finished second on the 4x100 relay. Campbell was also third
in the 100 (11.13) and sixth in the 200 (22.26) while Goldberg
was sixth in the 110 hurdles (14.85) and Walker was seventh in
the 100 (11.29).
Binghamton heads to the IC4A Championships at Princeton next
NOTE: Binghamton's other two winners over the weekend were junior
Wilmer (North Syracuse, N.Y.) and senior Rory
Quiller (West Point, N.Y.), who swept the pole vault events.
TOP BINGHAMTON FINISHERS
Kim Williams, 1st, 200 (23.83)--NCAA Regional and ECAC qualifying
Keisha Short, 1st, 400 (56.70)
Dayna Johnson, 1st, Triple Jump (40-08.75)--NCAA Regional and
ECAC qualifying standard
Marsha Feisinger, 1st, Heptathlon (3,986)
Jasmine Hinson, Short, Deahna Vinson, Williams, 1st, 4x100 relay
(47.14)--School record and ECAC qualifying standard
Johnson, Vinson, Short, Williams, 1st, 4x400 relay (3:47.47)--School
record and ECAC qualifying standard
Dayna Johnson, 2nd, 400 hurdles (1:02.93)
Aja Phipps, 3rd, High jump (5-4.25)
Marsha Feisinger, 6th, High jump (5-2.25)
Marsha Feisinger, 7th, Javelin (99-03)
Kevin Hall, 1st, Shot Put (52-05.25)--School record and IC4A
Jimmy Massar, 2nd, 400 (48.17)--School record and IC4A qualifying
Justin Halleck, 2nd, Discus (156-05)
Goldberg, Massar, Campbell, Walker, 2nd, 4x100 relay (41.97)--IC4A
Geoff Campbell, 3rd, 100 (11.13)
Adam Goldberg, 5th, 110 Hurdles (14.85)--IC4A qualifying standard
Geoff Campbell, 6th, 200 (22.26)
Dan Walker, 7th, 100 (11.29)
Chris Gaube, 7th, 5,000 (15:19.16)
Craig Coon, 7th, 10,000 (32:45.29)
Kevin Murphy, 7th, 400 Hurdles (57.23)
Jimmy Massar, 8th, 200 (24.25)
Ben Babcock, 8th, Discus (145-06)