Villarini And Burke Named Athletes Of The Week

Villarini and Burke - AOTW

May 6, 2019

Amy Villarini          

Bulls senior Amy Villarini had a successful showing at the Jim Thorpe Invitational, collecting the win in the 200m event with a time of 24.86, a new personal best and raking her 25th in the conference.

Brandon Burke              

Buffalo sophomore Brandon Burke had record-breaking showing over the weekend at the Jim Thorpe Invitational in the high jump event, clearing the bar at a height of 7'2.50" (2.20m), a new program record. The mark currently ranks Burke first in the MAC and 12th in the entire NCAA, the highest any UB student-athlete has been ranked since Bulls shot put specialist Jon Jones claimed a national championship for Buffalo.