Congratulations to all those that competed at the 2016 USA Indoor Championships! Starting with USATF Niagara members:
Jenn Suhr (adidas) finishing 2nd in Women's Pole Vault with a clearance of 4.90m and
Jon Jones (UB) finishing 3rd in Men's Shot Put with a toss of 19.94m.
Both will compete for Team USA at next weekends 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships (Portland 2016).
Also competing this weekend was Josh and Nick Guarino (Bergen Elite) who finished 17th and 18th in the Men's 800m, in 1:53.91 and 1:54.83.
And of course our Officials group being represented by Kathy McLymond at High Jump and Tom Priester as an Umpire.
A number of other athletes who spent significant amounts of time in Western New York also competed, whether born and raised or time at College including:
Jarret Eaton (Syracuse U) won the Men's 60h in 7.58 seconds.
Miranda Melville (Rush Henrietta, NYAC) placed 2nd in the 3000m Race Walk in 12:47.39
Katie Burnett (Rochester, NY) placed 4th in the Women’s 3000m Race Walk in 13:27.94
And Chelsea Conway (Rochester, NY, Shore AC) placed 7th in the Women’s 3000m Race Walk in 14:40.70
Mary Saxer (Lancaster, NYAC) placed 5th in the Women’s Pole Vault clearing 4.65m
And Janice Keppler (Medina, NY) placed 9th in the Women’s Pole Vault clearing 4.30m
Brycen Spratling (Webster, NY, NYAC) finished 14th in the Men’s 400m running 47.40.
And of course we have to mention Marquise Goodwin (Buffalo Bills) who finished 3rd in Men’s Long Jump with an 8.05m jump and 10th in the Men’s 60m with a 6.67 in semi-finals.