The field events started the meet and set the tone for the meet to come. Starting off the meet Sophomore, Brittany Feldman took the high jump clearing a height of 1.65m, a personal best. Taking second behind her was teammate Sarah Couperus also with a PR and a height of 1.60m. Couperus added to her success a third place finish in the triple jump with a leap of 10.12m. The pole vaulters had a good showing as well with Kristen Sawyer and Olivia Kurbs placing third and fourth (3.49m, 3.34m). The throwers really shined in the shot put; senior, Brianne Paganello won the event (11.57m), sophomore, Anneliese Bienko took second (11.47m), sophomore Rachel Williams came in third (11.44m), and freshman, Naji McCallar placed seventh (10.77m).
On the track notable performances included Emily Maguire sixth in the 800 (2:29.16), a first and fourth finish in the mile by Stephanie Wojnowski (5:20.99) and Bonnie Binggeli (5:37.10) , second place in the 3000 by freshman Hannah Kurbs (10:46.34) , and third and fourth in the 5000 by Julia Johnson (19.16.95) and Kara Hall (19.18.19). The women’s efforts were enough to place them second out of 15 total teams.
The Men also had a good showing at the meet finishing third of 15 teams. In similar fashion to the women, Sawyer Bell, Kyle Brown, Hsin Chin and Kevin Geiser finished first, second, third and seventh in the weight throw (16.06m, 15.91m, 14.57m, 14.00m) . Joseph Gabrielli and Damone Brown had good showings in the shot put placing first (14.17m) and fourth (13.74m) respectively. Also competing well in the field were Justyn Haines placing fourth in the pole vault (4.26m), and in the high jump Nick Serafin took fourth with a personal best height of 1.93m and Nick Watson also had a PR taking eighth with a jump of 1.88m.
Fredonia had a standout day in the 800 with Bobby Cooper placing second (1:59.09), Nick Watson fourth (2:01.70), Merlin Joseph fifth (2:02.07), Jack Erhard sixth (2:02.21) and Ethan Francis seventh (2:02.23). Also performing well were Zakk Hess finishing first in the 3000 in a time of 8:36.83 and Cody Martini third in the 5000 finishing in 16:03.07.
Next the Blue Devils travel to Bockport for the final indoor meet before the SUNYAC Championships. Good luck!