Buffalo State Women’s Track & Field

Published on February 01, 2014, 7:54 pm
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Buffalo State had a strong day in a non-scored meet at the Brockport Invitational, winning six (6) events and seeing a school record fall in another.

Treasure Glymph (Bronx / Truman) earned first place in the triple jump with a mark of 11.14 meters, the 15th ranked jump in the nation this season. Julia Smith (Orchard Park / Orchard Park) added a first-place finish in the 5,000-meter run, clocking 19:33.37, while Sasa Vann (Mastic Beach / Bishop McGann-Mercy) crossed first in the 500-meter run (1:20.24).

Freshman Niasha Houpe (Mastic Beach / William Floyd) claimed the 60-meter dash in 8.08 seconds, and Tara Murphy (Rochester / Wilson Magnet) also captured an individual event, winning the 800-meter run in 2:25.62.

Vann, Murphy, Jazlyn Porter (Niagara Falls / Niagara Falls) and Nia Holmes (Hartsdale / Woodlands) also teamed up to win the 4×400-meter relay with a time of 4:13.29.

Heather Becker (Sanborn / Starpoint) bettered her own school record in the pole vault for the second-consecutive week, clearing 3.15 meters.

Buffalo State will compete at the Boston University Valentine Invitational next Friday.

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