Two School Records Snapped as Bulls Compete at Cornell’s Upstate Challenge

Two School Records Snapped as Bulls Compete at Cornell’s Upstate Challenge

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ITHACA, NY – The University at Buffalo, State University of New York indoor track & field teams competed Saturday at Cornell's Upstate Challenge at Barton Hall. The women placed third out of eight competing Division I teams, while the men finished fourth of eight.

One school record was broken on the women's side, as was one on the men's. The women had 12 top-five finishes highlighted by three Mid-American Conference automatic qualifiers. The men's squad placed 11 in the top five including four MAC AQs.

Camaria Long clocked a school-record setting 7.57 finish in the preliminaries of the 60-meter dash. She was the runner-up in the event with a finals time of 7.59. Both performances met the league qualifier.

Mike Morgan rewrote his own heptathlon school record winning the event with a 5,772-point showing. His Barton Hall facility-record performance ranks the third finest in the nation. Defeating the second-place finisher by over 700 points, he last set the UB school record tallying 5,766 points in 2014. Morgan hit MAC qualifiers in the high jump with a 2.10-meter clear and in the pole vault with a height of 5.00 meters.

Kailyn Arcury clocked a MAC AQ of 8.67 in the 60 hurdle prelims before placing fourth in the event with a time of 8.78. Kelly Truppo won the pole vault with a 4.00-meter clear to meet the MAC AQ. Taylor Bates followed in third with a finish of 3.70 meters.

UB had a pair of top-five finishes in the shot put and the 1,000 run. Joanna Hallisy had a 13.23-meter heave in the shot to finish second. McKenzie Kuehlewind placed third with a mark of 13.17 meters. In the 1,000 Meghan Manley placed third and Corinne Birchard fourth with times of 2:53.96 and 2:54.01, respectively.

Fabiola Oubida clocked a third-place finish of 2:15.73 in the 800, while Kyla Kenyon raced fifth in the 500 with a time of 1:16.40.

The UB women raced to a 3:53.57 finish in the 4x400 to earn bronze. The Bulls' 3,200 relay ran fifth in 9:59.70.

Hitting MAC qualifiers for the men were Darien Johnson in the 60 dash and Devon Patterson in the shot. Johnson won the sprint with a time of 6.84, while Patterson was the runner-up in the shot with a heave of 17.43 meters.

Brian Cummiskey joined Johnson in the top five of the 60 with a 6.91 fourth-place finish. He also won the 200 clocking in at 22.15.

Two Bulls cleared 2.04 meters in the high jump. Chris Reape placed fourth and Laurent Dure' fifth.

Austin Ashby placed second in the long jump with a leap of 7.00 meters. Ryan Cribbin had a 17.12-meter toss in the weight to place fifth. Also finishing fifth, Treyvon Mask raced to a time of 1:05.80 in the 500.

The Bulls' 4x400 team placed fourth with a time of 3:26.49.

UB will return to action on Jan. 30-31 at the PSU National Meet and the SPIRE Midwest Open.