Track Sets School Record, Routier Qualifies for NCAA's
Apr 25, 2007

Collegiate Track Conference Championships

DeSales University

Allentown, Pa.

April 21-22, 2007

Sunny, 75-80 degrees

Allentown, Pa. - Junior captain Reggie Routier (Freeport, N.Y./Freeport) and freshman Kensley Norian (East Meadow, N.Y./East Meadow) led the men's outdoor track team to a tie for 5th place with a total 71 points at the Collegiate Track Conference Championships held at DeSales University in Allentown, Pennsylvania on April 21-22. This is the highest point total and team score in the schools history.

Reggie placed 2nd in the Triple Jump with a National provisional qualifying mark of 14.33-meters (47' 1/4"). This moves Reggie to 2nd on the All-Time list and only 3 3/4" from the school record. He also placed 2nd in the 110-meter High Hurdles in an ECAC Qualifying 15.42. This is a personal best and puts him 9th on the All-Time list. Kensley placed 2nd in the 400-meter in a personal best 49.58 and led the 2nd place 4x400-meter Relay to a blazing 3:19.70. Both marks improve their ECAC Qualifying performances.

Sophomore Cathryn McLean (Freeport, N.Y./Northport) high jumped 1.57-meters (5'2") to place 5th at the meet. This new personal best places her 3rd on the All-Time list. The women's team placed 15th with 6 points.

The team's next meet will be the Penn Relays from April 26-28 at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, Pa.

Meet Scorers

Men's 4x100-meter Relay: Jason Chin Chitty, Azell Green, Reuben Hairston, Kensley Norian - 43.58 - 4th place

Women's 4x100-meter Relay: Nicole Zarek, Cathryn McLean, Brianna DeVito, Ivory Elder - 53.37, 7th place, 8th on All-Time list

Men's 400-meter: Kensley Norian - 49.58 - 2nd place; Jason Chin Chitty - 51.24 - 8th place

Men's 110-meter High Hurdles: Reggie Routier - 15.42 - 2nd place; Earl Noel - 15.57 - 4th place - ECAC Qualifier; Chris Herbst - 15.63 - 7th place

Men's 400-meter Hurdles: Chris Herbst - 59.25 - 6th place

Men's 4x400-meter Relay: Kensley Norian, Jermaine Carter, Azell Green, Akil Williams - 3:19.70 - 2nd place

Men's High Jump: Akil Williams - 1.98m (6'6") - 3rd place

Women's High Jump: Cathryn McLean - 1.57m (5'2") - 5th place

Men's Triple Jump: Reggie Routier - 14.33m (47' 1/4") - 2nd place; Reuben Hairston - 13.46m (44' 2") - 4th place; Kurt Johns-Harris - 13.11m (43' 1/4") - 6th place

Men's Hammer Throw: David Casillas - 40.30m (132' 3") - 6th place - new personal best

Men's Discus Throw: Chris Okolie - 40.17m (131' 9") - 5th place - new personal best - 9th on All-Time list; David Casillas - 36.30m (119' 1") - 8th place - new personal best

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