Men Finish 3rd at CTC's; Williams Qualifies for NCAA's
Feb 11, 2007

Collegiate Track Conference Championships

Day 1 - Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007 at Southern Connecticut State

Day 2 - Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007 at Yale University

Team Place:

Men - 87 pts, 3rd place out of 18 scoring teams

Women - 7 pts, 13th place out of 18 scoring teams

The men's and women's indoor track team ran at the Collegiate Track Championships on Saturday and Sunday, February 10-11th. Junior Reggie Routier, senior Akil Williams and freshman Kensley Norian led an outstanding mens team effort in placing third at the Collegiate Track Conference Championships.

Reggie won the Triple Jump in 14.13 meter (46' 4 1/4"). This betters Reggie's previous National Provisional Qualifying mark. Reggie also placed second in the 55-meter hurdles in 8.10 seconds.

Williams won the High Jump with a leap of 2.01 meters (6'7"). This is a national provisional qualifying mark, a personal best and also moves Akil to 5th on the All-time Farmingdale performance list. Akil also ran on the 3rd place 4x400-meter Relay.

Norian placed third in the 200-meter in 22.71, 9th in the 55-meter in 6.86 seconds and had the fastest split on both the 3rd place 4x200 and 4x400-meter Relays.

The girls 4x200-meter Relay team of Jessica Sarro, Cathryn McLean, Nicole Zarek and Ivory Elder placed fifth in 1:53.81. This is the second fastest time ever run by a Farmingdale girls indoor team.

Scoring Summary - Men

200-meter: Kensley Norian, 22.71, 3rd place, betters previous ECAC qualifying mark.

800-meter: Ray Thomas, 2:02.46, 5th place.

55-meter High Hurdles: Reggie Routier, 8.10, 2nd place.

Chris Herbst, 8.15, 3rd place, moves to #6 on all-time list.

Earl Noel, 8.20, 4th place.

High Jump: Akil Williams, 2.01 meters (6'7"), NCAA provisional qualifier, #5 on all-time list.

Long Jump: Reuben Hairston, 6.44 meters (21' 1 1/2"), 5th place.

Jason Chin Chitty, 6.31 meters (20' 8 1/2"), 8th place.

Triple Jump: Reggie Routier - 14.13 meters (46' 4 1/4"), 1st place, betters previous NCAA qualifying mark.

Kurt Johns-Harris - 13.45 meters (44' 1 1/2"), 5th place.

Chris Herbst - 13.40 meters (43' 11 3/4"), 6th place, betters previous ECAC qualifying mark.

35-lb Weight Throw: Chris Okolie - 13.55 meters (44' 5 1/2"), 3rd place.

David Casillas - 12.37 meters (40' 7"), 6th place.

Alex Rubino - 12.20 meters (40' 1/2"), 8th place, personal best.

4x200-meter Relay: Chin Chitty, Hairston, Thomas, Norian - 1:32.97, 3rd place, ECAC qualifier, #6 on all-time list.

4x400-meter Relay: Norian, Chin Chitty, Williams, Noel - 3:29.71, 3rd place.

4x800-meter Relay: Sanchez, Leifsson, Thomas, Finkelman - 8:21.31, 5th place.

Scoring Summary - Women

Long Jump: Jessica Sarro - 4.87 meters (15' 11 3/4"), 6th place, Jessica is #7 on the all-time list with a previous jump of 16' 2 1/2".

4x200-meter Relay: Sarro, McLean, Zarek and Elder - 1:53.81, 5th place, #2 on all-time list.

Triple Jump

Jessica Sarro, 32' 8 1/4", #6 on all-time list.

Cathryn McLean, 32', #7 on all-time list.