Immediate Release: December 2, 2006
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Binghamton track & field sets three school records at season-opening Cornell Indoor Relays
ITHACA, N.Y.---Graduate student Adam Goldberg (New Rochelle, N.Y.), junior Keisha Short (Yaphank, N.Y.) and sophomore Kim Williams (Buffalo, N.Y.) all set school records, highlighting the Binghamton track & field teams' season-opening performance at the Cornell Relays on Saturday. There were no team scores kept during the meet.
Goldberg finished second in the men's 60 hurdles but clocked a school-record time of 8.2 seconds. The old mark of 8.31 seconds was held by current senior Rory Quiller (West Point, N.Y.). Williams was second in the women's 60 with a school-record time of 7.84. The old record was held by Heather Tassler (7.86). Short, meanwhile, broke her own school record in the women's 300 with a second-place time of 41.42. Her old mark was 42.21.
Binghamton's lone first-place finisher was junior Katie Wilmer (North Syracuse, N.Y.), who captured the women's pole vault with a height of 11-3 3/4. Carly Gross (Woodstock, N.Y.) was third in the same event (10-3). Also on the women's side, junior Dayna Johnson (Brentwood, N.Y.) was third in the long jump (17-10 1/4).
Junior Kris Yelverton (Edwell, N.Y.) was second in the men's pole vault (15-3).
Binghamton is off until the Army Black Knight Invitational on Jan. 13 at 11 a.m.
Adam Goldberg, 2nd, 60 hurdles (8.2)--school record
Kris Yelverton, 2nd, Pole Vault (15-3)
4x400 relay (Sam DePaola, Dan Walker, Jimmy Massar, Junior Obionwu), 2nd (3:27.84)
Katie Wilmer, 1st, Pole Vault (11-3 3/4)
Kim Williams, 2nd, 60 (7.84)--school record
Keisha Short, 2nd, 300 (41.42)--school record
4x400 relay (Short, Caitlin Wright, Deahna Vinson, Williams), 2nd, 4:01.46
Dayna Johnson, 3rd, Long Jump (17-10 1/4)
Carly Gross, 3rd, Pole Vault (10-3)
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