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Tune-up for SUNYACs at Fisher
Monday, May 02, 2016

Tune-up for SUNYACs at Fisher

In their final meet before SUNYAC Championships in Oneonta next weekend, Fredonia's track and field teams competed at St. John Fisher College on Saturday.

Women

Laura Morrison finished first in the 800-meter run at 2:12.34, a personal best performance for an outdoor season. Bonnie Binggeli finished tenth in the same race, a second shy of her personal best at 2:22.90.

Hannah Kurbs placed third in the 1,500-meter run with her best performance of her freshman year, 4:54.04. Fellow freshman Stephanie Wojnowski was eighth in the event, finishing in 4:58.81.

Sarah Couperus took second in the high jump, clearing 1.54 meters, a half-meter behind Nazareth's Emily Soeder (1.59 meters). Kristen Sawyer tied Brockport's Jessica Wheeler for first place in the pole vault as they both cleared 3.37 meters.

Rachel Williams took eighth in the shot put (11.39 meters), just ahead of Annaliese Bienko in tenth (10.73 meters) and Brianne Paganello in twelfth (10.70 meters). Williams also finished eighth in the hammer throw (40.47 meters), ahead of Paganello who finished ninth (40.06 meters).

Men

Top performances of the day on the men's side came from Collin Mulcahy in the 800-meter run (1:53.56) and Kyle Collins in the 1,500-meter run (4:02.32). Bobby Cooper took eighth in the 800-meter run (1:58.40), while Zakk Hess was second in the 5,000-meter run (15:25.81).

The field events were highlighted by Rocky Caparro, who finished first in a field of 16 triple jumpers, landing at 14.03 meters. Freshman Nick Serafin tied his personal best in the high jump, clearing 1.93 meters and finishing fourth.

Sawyer Bell and Kyle Brown finished third and fourth in the hammer throw with distances of 49.33 meters and 47.26 meters, respectively. Damone Brown took eighth in the shot put at 13.62 meters, while Kevin Geiser finished sixth in the javelin throw.

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