Jun 1, 2008
Farmingdale, N.Y. - The men's and women's Outdoor Track teams had 12 ECAC qualifiers this season. In addition, Senior Chris Okolie qualified for the NCAA Division III Championships in the Discus Throw...


May 22, 2008
Oshkosh, Wisc. - Senior Chris Okolie (Bronx, N.Y./Hills East) finished in 10th place at todays Division III Outdoor Track National Championships held at the University of Wisconsin in Oshkosh, Wisc. Okolie was the 16th seed before the Tournament, making his finish a huge accomplishment to end his collegiate career with the Rams. Okolie threw 48.29m (158'5"), his second best throw ever. This year's Discus Champion, Dan Hytonen (of UW-Whitewater) set the NCAA Division III record with a throw of 59.87m (196'5")...


May 15, 2008
Springfield, Mass. - Sophomore Chris Herbst set two personal bests in qualifying for the NCAA Championships. Chris placed 7th in the 110m High Hurdles (15.09 trials) in an NCAA Qualifying 14.87 seconds, also moving him to #4 on the All-Time list. He then ran 55.53 in the 400m Intermediate Hurdles for his second personal best of the day and moved to #5 on the All-Time Farmingdale list. Chris also ran on the 4x100m and 4x400m Relays. Senior Chris Okolie placed 4th in the Discus with a throw of 45.39m (148' 11"). Chris has previously qualified for the NCAA Championships...


May 10, 2008
Randalls Island, N.Y. - Chris Okolie placed third in the Discus Throw with a personal best throw of 48.64m (159' 7") to improve his National provisional qualifying performance. Chris is currently #2 in the ECAC and #13 on the National performance list. He is #3 on the All-Time Farmingdale list. Reuben Hairston placed 5th in the Long Jump with an ECAC and National provisional qualifying jump of 7.00m (22' 11 3/4"). This is a personal best for Reuben who is ranked #8 on the All-Time Farmingdale list. The men's and women's team added three new ECAC Qualifiers and had six personal bests in the meet...


May 7, 2008
Kings Point, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State Outdoor Track team shined at the USMMA Invitational on Saturday, May 3rd, winning seven events and taking second place in four others. Freshman Alexandra Smith won both the Long Jump (5.22m, 17' 1 1/2") and Triple Jump (10.32m, 33' 10 1/4") with personal best performances...


Apr 25, 2008
Philadelphia, Pa. - The men's outdoor track team competed in three relays and had three individual competitors at the Penn Relays on Friday, April 25th at the University of Pennsylvania's Franklin Field in Philadelphia, Pa. Senior Chris Okolie thre the Discus 46.88m (153'10") to place 18th out of the 33 competitors. Chris was the top Division III competitor in the event and has a National provisional qualifying mark for the upcoming NCAA Championships...


Apr 20, 2008
Allentown, Pa. - The Farmingdale State men's outdoor track team placed 2nd on April 19-20th at the Collegiate Track Conference Championships held at DeSales University in Allentown, Pa, while the women finished 16th at the meet. The 2nd place finish for the men and the 104 points scored is the highest in school history. The Conference consists of 31 Division I, II and III schools. The meet was won by Division I Sacred Heart, who scored 126 points...


Apr 12, 2008
Kings Point, N.Y. - Sophomore Chris Herbst qualified for the ECAC Championships in both the 110m High Hurdles and the 400m Intermediate Hurdles at the men's and women's outdoor track Coach "O" Invitational hosted by the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy on Saturday, April 12th in Kings Point, N.Y...


Apr 5, 2008
Pomona, N.J. - Seniors Chris Okolie, David Casillas and three other seniors excelled at the Richard Stockton Osprey Open on Saturday, April 5th, as the men's and women's outdoor track team competed in their second meet of the season. Okolie qualified for the Nationals in the Discus Throw at the meet, while Casillas broke the school record in Hammer Throw...


Mar 29, 2008
West Long Branch, N.J. - On a blustery cold day, the Farmingdale State men's and women's outdoor track team opened their season at the Monmouth Invitational, where senior Reuben Hairston won the Triple Jump with a jump of 13.05m (42' 9 3/4"). Reggie Routier, 12.98m (42' 7"), Chris Herbst, 12.86m (42' 2 1/4") and Qasim Ellis, 12.66m (41' 6 1/2") took the next three places for an unprecedented 1, 2, 3, 4 finish. The team added two ECAC qualifiers...


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