Mar 15, 2007
Men's and Women's Indoor Track Season Recap
The Farmingdale State men's and women's indoor track team had a successful season, which included a National Championship appearance, two new school records and two championship performances at the CTC and ECAC Championship meets. Many athletes also moved up on the Farmingdale All-Time Performance lists. The outdoor track season will begin on Thursday, March 29th in Newport News, Virginia on a weekend trip to compete in the Christopher Newport "Captains" Classic...


Mar 9, 2007
Routier Competes at NCAA Track and Field Championships
Terra Haute, Ind. - Junior captain Reggie Routier (Freeport, N.Y./Freeport) competed in the Triple Jump at the Division III National Championships on March 9th and 10 in Terra Haute, Indiana. He placed 12th with a jump of 13.87-meters (45'6"). Reggie is the second Farmingdale athlete to compete in the Nationals since becoming a Division III school. This caps off a tremendous season for Reggie with wins in the CTC and ECAC Championships, along with setting the school record in the Triple Jump with a 47' 5 1/4" performance. Reggie also does well in the classroom, finishing with a 3.8 average during the fall semester...


Mar 4, 2007
Routier Wins Triple Jump and Sets New School Record at ECAC Championships
Middletown, Conn. - Junior team captain Reggie Routier (Freeport, N.Y./Freeport) won the Triple Jump in a school record 14.46-meters (47' 5 1/4") at the ECAC Championships on March 2nd, 2007, held at Wesleyan University. The previous record of 46'8" was set in 1990 by Cory Muse. This mark improved Reggie's previous Division III National Championship qualifying performance and also makes him Farmingdale's first ECAC Indoor Champion. Freshman Chris Herbst (Baiting Hollow, N.Y./Riverhead) placed 6th in the same Triple Jump event, with a personal best jump or 13.54-meters (44' 5 1/4"). The 4x200-meter Relay team of Jason Chin Chitty (Beacon, N.Y./Beacon), Reuben Hairston (Freeport, N.Y./Freeport), Azell Green (Pelham, N.Y./Pelham Memorial) and Kensley Norian (East Meadow, N.Y./East Meadow) placed 5th in a season best 1:32.38. This moves the Relay to number five on Farmingdale's All-Time list. The team tied for 16th place out of 73 entered teams and 53 scoring teams...


Mar 2, 2007
Reggie Routier Sets New School Record at ECAC's
Middletown, Conn. - Junior captain Reggie Routier (Freeport, N.Y./Freeport) set a new school record today as he became the ECAC Champion in the Triple Jump at the ECAC Championships in Middletown, Conn. Reggie leaped 14.46 meters (47' 5 1/4"), beating out the second place jumper by 2 feet and 3 3/4 inches. Reggie has qualified for the NCAA Championships in the Triple Jump. The NCAA's are held this year on March 9-10 in Terra Haute, Indiana at Rose-Hulman Institute. Reggie is just the second in school history to qualify for the NCAA's...


Feb 26, 2007
Rams Get Prepared for ECAC's at NYU Fast Track
Manhattan, N.Y. - Farmingdale State men's and women's indoor track ran at the NYU Fast Track Invitational on Friday, February 23rd, their last chance to qualify for the ECAC Championships next weekend. Junior Chris Okolie broke the school record in the 35-lb Weight Throw with a toss of 14.33-meters (47' 1/4"), placing 8th in the event. The previous record of 46' 3/4" was set by Greg Lewis...


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


Feb 6, 2007
Routier Improves Time at New Balance Invitational
Manhattan, N.Y. - The men's and women's indoor track team traveled to the 168 St. Armory in Manhattan, N.Y on Saturday, February 3rd. Reggie Routier (Freeport, N.Y./Freeport) set a new personal best in the Triple Jump with a 14.08-meter (46' 2 1/2") jump to place 10th in the collegiate men's triple jump. This increases his NCAA Division III and ECAC qualifying standards...


Jan 28, 2007
Routier Qualifies for NCAA's at Wesleyan Invitational
Middletown, Conn. - The men's and women's indoor track team traveled to Wesleyan University on Saturday, January 27th for the Wesleyan Invitational, where junior team captain Reggie Routier (Freeport, NY/Freeport) had a career day in winning the Triple Jump with a 14.06-meter (46' 1 1/2") performance. Routier's jump was not only a personal best, with the jump he reached an NCAA Division III provisional qualifying mark for the National Championships on March 9th and 10th, which are held at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana...


Jan 19, 2007
Triple Jumpers Excel at Great Dane Classic
Manhattan, N.Y. - The men's indoor track team finished tied for 15th place out of 24 entered teams on Friday, January 19th in the Great Dane Classic hosted by the University of Albany at the 168 St. Armory in Manhattan, N.Y. The men's triple jumpers excelled in the meet with three Top-10 performances, while the team also added three more qualifiers for the ECAC Championships...


Jan 12, 2007
Indoor Track Improves ECAC Times at Gotham Cup
The Farmingdale State men's and women's Indoor Track team competed at the NYC Gotham Cup, hosted by NYU, at the New Balance Track & Field Center in Manhattan, NY on Friday, January 12th. Freshman Kurt Johns-Harris (Stonybrook, NY/Ward Melville) and junior Reggie Routier (Freeport, NY/Freeport) set personal bests and increased their ECAC qualifying performances in the Triple Jump. Kurt jumped 13.77m (45' 2 1/4") and Reggie 13.71m (44' 11 1/2"). Kurt and Reggie are now 9th and 10th on the All-Time Triple Jump list. Senior Akil Williams (Jamaica, NY/August Martin) high jumped 1.96m (6'5") to also increase his ECAC qualifying performance...


Dec 10, 2006
Akil Williams Wins High Jump at Seton Hall Invitational
The Farmingdale State Men's and Women's Indoor Track Team competed at the Seton Hall Invitational on Sunday, December 10th in South Orange, NJ. Senior Akil Williams (Jamaica, NY/August Martin) won the High Jump with a jump of 6'4" to qualify for the ECAC Championships on March 2-3 at Wesleyan University. Junior captain Reggie Routier (Freeport, NY/Freeport) placed 3rd in the Triple Jump with an outstanding jump of 13.62m (44"8 1/4"), which betters his previous ECAC qualifying jump. Freshman Jessica Sarro (West Hempstead, NY/West Hempstead) placed 2nd in the Long Jump (4.91m, 16' 1 1/4") and 4th in the Triple Jump with a personal best 10.45m (34' 3 1/2")...


Dec 3, 2006
Men Finish Fourth, Women Eighth at CTC Relays
New Haven, CT - The Farmingdale State men's indoor track team placed in every event entered to achieve the highest place and point total at the CTC Relays in school history. Freshman Kurt Johns-Harris (1st collegiate meet; Stonybrook, NY) and junior Reggie Routier (Team captain; Freeport, NY) finished second in the Triple Jump Relay, both qualified for the ECAC Championships on March 2-3 at Wesleyan University. In the 35-pound Weight Throw, senior Chris Okolie (Bethpage, NY) and junior David Casillas (Bay Shore, NY) both set personal bests. On the womens side, freshman Jessica Sarro (West Hempstead, NY) scored in both the Long and Triple Jumps and sophomore Cathryn McLean (Freeport, NY) scored in the High Jump. Each were both competing in their first collegiate meet...