Release: May 1, 2010
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track & field competes at Day One of America East Outdoor
VESTAL, N.Y.-- Freshman Jeff
Martinez and sophomore Robb
Quiller each won individual events, highlighting Binghamton's
performance in the opening day of the America East Track &
Field Championships, which are being hosted by New Hampshire.
The Bearcat men are in third place with 48 points, while the
women are fourth with 24 points.
Martinez, meanwhile, won his first career confernece title, taking
the men's 10,000 with a time of 31:04. senior Craig
Coon was fifth (31:44.66).
won the pole vault a winning height of 16-2 to capture the conference
outdoor title for the second year in a row. He was part of the
Bearcats' first-ever 1-3 sweep of the event. Freshman Adam
Helman was second (15-2), sophomore John
Slaven was third (14-7) and freshmen Jacob
Platel tied for fifth (14-3).
In the preliminaries, junior Cazal
Arnett recorded the fastest time of the day in the men's
200 and 400. His 200 time of of 21.26 was .34 seconds faster
than the second-place finisher and broke his own school record
of 21.41. Arnett's 400 mark of 47.38 cleared the rest of the
field by nearly a second.
Gilbert clocked the top prelimiary time in the men's
400 hurdles (52.29). The second-place time with 52.33.
Elswehere on the men's side juniors Adam
Quinn and Andrew
Ugolino finished fourth and fifth in the 3,000 steeplechase
with times of 9:18.59 and 9:23.47 respectively. In the process,
Quinn broke his own school record of 9:24.42 (which he set in
Marrione was the top Binghamton finisher on the women's
side, placing second in the pole vault (10-10). Senior Kiki
Gifft took fourth place (10-10) and graduate student
Gross was sixth (10-4).
In the women's 3,000 steeplechase, freshman Lindsay
Raulli was fifth (11:07.35) while junior Ashley
Horton was seventh (11:11.31).
The America East Track & Field Championships conclude on
TOP MEN'S FINISHERS
Jeff Martinez, 1st, 10,000 (31:04.19) IC4A
Robb Quiller, 1st, Pole Vault (16-2) IC4A
Adam Helman, 2nd, Pole Vault (15-2)
John Slaven, 3rd, Pole Vault (14-7)
Adam Quinn, 4th, 3,000 SC (9:18.59) SR
Craig Coon, 5th, 10,000 (31:44.66)
Andrew Ugolino, 5th, 3,000 (9:23.47)
Jacob Platel, T5th, Pole Vault (14-3)
TOP WOMEN'S FINISHERS
Jenna Marrione, 2nd, Pole Vault (10-10)
Kiki Gifft, 4th, Pole Vault (10-10)
Lindsay Raulli, 5th, 3,000 SC (11:07.35)
Carly Gross, 6th, Pole Vault (10-4)
Ashley Horton, 7th, 3,000 SC (11:11.31)