AKRON, OH – The University at Buffalo men's and women's indoor track and field teams opened the 2010 season at the University of Akron against the host Zips and Michigan women. The Bulls collected eight first-place finishes at the meet held at Akron's Stile Field House.
In the men's meet, Akron defeated the Bulls, 77-62. In the women's competition, Michigan took first place with 117 points, followed by Akron with 97 and UB with 75.
The Bulls won eight total events in the men's and women's meets with six victories coming in field competitions. UB swept the shot put competitions as Kristy Woods set an NCAA provisional qualifying mark with her win. Woods finished at 50-0 (15.24m). In the men's event, Rob Golabek took first at 56-6 (17.22m) with Jake Madonia finishing second at 56-3.75 (17.16m).
In the men's meet, Matt Gac took first place in the weight throw with a toss of 60-7.25 (18.47m). Richie Sebuharara won the triple jump at 42-11.50 (13.09m) and Eugene Kennedy took the high jump at 6-8.75 (2.05m). Tomarris Bell was second in the high jump at 6-6.75 (2.00m). Tiffany Maskulinskisoared to a first-place finish in the women's pole vault clearing 12-7.50 (3.85m).
On the track, the Bulls picked up a pair of victories. Shaun Brummerttook the men's 800-meters in 1:54.19 while freshman Jamiee McClarywon the women's 200-meters in 24.75. McClary shattered the school record in the event, cutting a quarter second from the 2003 mark of 25.00 set by Janelle Callender.
The Bulls travel to Kent State next weekend for the Doug Raymond Invitational.