For Immediate Release: February 5, 2011
Contact: David O'Brian (
Phone: 607-777-6478

Binghamton track & field competes at Collegiate Invitational

VESTAL, N.Y.-- Senior Erik van Ingen placed second overall in the 1,000, highlighting the Binghamton track & field teams' performance at the Collegiate Invitational. The two-day event, which concluded on Saturday, was held at the New York City Armory and there was no team scoring kept.

van Ingen set the school record and met the IC4A qualifying standard with a time of 2:21.18. The old mark of 2:26.30 was set by Michael Schieck last season.

Other highlights on the Binghamton men's side included senior Adam Quinn, who was second in the 3,000 in the college division (8:19). In the pole vault college division, junior Eric VanAernam was third (16-0 3/4) and Robb Quiller was sixth (16-0 3/4).

On the women's side, freshman Camille Ginyard was ninth in the college division in the pole vault. Her height of 11-1 3/4 met the qualifying standard for the ECAC Championships.

In the relays, the men's 4x400 team of Casey Gilbert, Christian Smith, Andy Haupt and Cazal Arnett was first in the New York/New Jersey section (3:16.02) while the women's 4x400 team of Kathleen Klein, Jessica Conter, Kaitlin Sullivan and Jessica Hennig was second in the New York/New Jersey section (3:56.8).

Binghamton hosts Syracuse in a dual meet at the Events Center on Friday at 4 p.m.

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