Release: February 6, 2010
Contact: David O'Brian (firstname.lastname@example.org)
track & field teams compete at Syracuse Indoor Invitational
N.Y. --Freshman Casey
Gilbert won the men's 500 and ran the second leg of the first-place
4x400 relay team, highlighting Binghamton's performance at the
Syracuse Invitational on Saturday. There was no team scoring
at the meet.
Gilbert turned in a first-place time of 1:05.26 in the 500. He
joined fellow freshmen Dustin
Ross and John
Eicher along with sophomore Karl
Schnabl to clock a winning time of 3:23.35 in the 4x400 relay.
Sophomore Cory Poepperling, meanwhile, captured the heptathlon
with a score of 4,487 points
On the women's side, senior Maureen
Metz won the 500 with a time of 1:20.97. Senior Krystelle
Patrice was second in both the 55 (7.59) and the 200 (26.77).
Sullivan was second in the 55 hurdles (8.63).
Several other Binghamton runners were at the New Balance Collegiate
Invitational at the New York City Armory over the weekend but
no one placed in the top eight of the non-scoring meet.
The Bearcats host Syracuse and Albany in a tri-meet on Friday
at 5 p.m. at the Events Center.
MEN'S TOP FINISHERS
Casey Gilbert, 1st, 500 (1:05.26)
Corey Poepperling, 1st, Heptathlon (4,487)
4x400 relay, 1st (3:23.35)
Ross, Gilbert, Eicher, Schnabl
John Slaven, 3rd, Pole Vault (15-5)
Dustin Ross, 3rd, 500 (1:06.77)
Chris Kowalski, 3rd, Pentathlon (4,244)
Adam Helman, 4th, Pole Vault (15-5)
Colin Anderson, 4th, Weight Throw (42-6 ¼)
Nelson Hall, 5th, High Jump (6-4)
Craig Coon, 6th, 3,000 (8:43.05)
Karl Schnabl, T6th, 400 (51.08)
Maureen Metz, 1st, 500 (1:20.97)
Kaitlin Sullivan, 2nd, 55 Hurdles (8.63)
Krystelle Patrice, 2nd, 55 (7.59)
Krystelle Patrice, 2nd, 200 (26.77)
Kim Law, 3rd, Mile (5:13)
Alice O'Dell, 6th, Long Jump (15-8 ½)
Lauren Galasso, 6th, High Jump (4-11)