Immediate Release: January 24, 2004
Contact: David Berman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Binghamton indoor track teams compete at Cornell Challenge
ITHACA, N.Y.--The men's and women's indoor track teams competed in the Cornell Challenge on Saturday, with two members of the men's team qualifying for the IC4A meet in March. Freshman Rory Quiller (West Point, N.Y./ James I. O'Neill) captured the pole vault with a leap of 15-9, and junior Nick Tillman (Binghamton, N.Y./ Susquehanna Valley) set a new school record in the high jump with a height of 6-9. Both individuals advance to the IC4A event, which will be hosted by Boston University on March 6-7.
On the women's side, freshman Kathryn Murnane (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) won the 3000 meter race in a time of 10:22, which was 11 second faster than the second-place finisher. It marked the third straight competition in which Murnane won one of her events.
Quiller also finished fourth in the 60 (8.58), just ahead of sophomore Adam Goldberg (New Rochelle, N.Y./ New Rochelle), who placed fifth )8.60). Goldberg also was fifth in the high jump (6-5). Also in the sprint events, sophomore Joe Flucus (Bronx, N.Y./ Fordham Prep) finished sixth in the 200 (22.99) and seventh in the 400 (52.94). In the field events, junior Mike Ksionzyk (Olean, N.Y./ Olean) placed third in the pole vault and senior Gabe Fletcher (Binghamton, N.Y./ Windsor) was third in the weight throw (50-08.25).
Elsewhere in the women's meet, sophomore Erica Angel (Poughkeepsie, N.Y./ Spackenkill) was third in the both the 3000 (10:38) and the 5000 (18:18), junior Lindsay Warren (Lansing, N.Y./ Lansing) was fourth in the pole vault (10-10).
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