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For Immediate Release: January 17, 2008
Contact: David O'Brian (dobrian@binghamton.edu)
Phone: 607-777-6478

Binghamton men second, women third at West Point Indoor Track Quad Meet

Complete Results

WEST POINT, N.Y.-- Senior Joanel Lopez captured both the shot put and weight throw events, highlighting the Binghamton track & field teams' performances at the West Point Quad Meet on Saturday. The Bearcats were second of three teams in the men's meet and third in the women's competition.

Lopez, who now has three individual victories in two meets this season, won the men's shot put with a distance of 51-8 1/4. In the weight throw, his winning toss was 56-1.

Sophomore Cazal Arnett, the 2008 America East Men's Rookie of the Year during both the indoor and outdoor seasons, won the 500 (1:07.00) on Saturday. Freshman Eric VanAerman took top honors in the pole vault (14-11), freshman Nelson Hall was triumphant in the high jump (6-6), junior Chris Gaube won the 3,000 (8:39.85) and freshman Michael Schieck was first in the mile (4:22.58)

On the women's side, junior Caitlyn Wright was second in the 800 (2:19.22) while sophomore Ashley Horton was the runner up in the 3,000 (10:42.67). Senor Carly Gross was second in the pole vault (10-6).

The Bearcats are back in action at the Great Dane Classic on Friday at 12:30 p.m. The meet will be held at the New York City Armory.

MEN'S TEAM SCORES

1. Army (155)
2. Binghamton (111)
3. Colgate (59)

WOMEN'S TEAM SCORES

1. UConn (159)
2. Army (102)
3. Binghamton (77)

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