2/16/13, NY, NY
Former and current USATF Niagara athletes were top finishers at the 106th Millrose Games at the Amory in New York City on Saturday, February 16th. 2012 Olympic Pole Vault Champion, Jenn Suhr, won the Women’s Pole Vault at 4.65m with former Buffalo area resident Mary Saxer in 3rd at 4.40. Ex-Tully, NY High School star, Lopez Lomong, won the highlight event, the famous Wanamaker Mile, by thirteen hundredths of a second over fellow London Olympian Matt Centrowicz in 3:51.21. In the USATF Women and Men’s National Championship Mile Race Walks, Niagara walkers posted great showings with Miranda Melville, 2nd, 6:49.32, Erin Taylor-Talcott, 7th, 7:17.06 and Rachel Tylock, 9th, 7:30.40 for the women and Dan Serianni, 2nd 6:10.64 and Dave Talcott, 7th, 7:12.99 for the men. The Syracuse Chargers Men’s Distance Medley Relay finished 2nd in 9:58.26 with Justin Craddock, 2:58.20, Josh Guarino, 52.76, Nick Guarino, 1:54.83 and Chris Popovici, 4:12.48. West Genesee High School Junior, Laura Leff was 3rd in an exciting HS Girls’ Mile in 4:54.71. Former Syracuse Univ. hurdler, Jarret Eaton was 3rd in the 60m HH in 7.63.
For complete results go to: http://branchsportstech.com/2013_Meets/indoor/02-16-millrose/
For a great article on Lopez Lomong's win in the Wanamaker Mile go to: http://www.runnerspace.com/news.php?news_id=92585-Lopez-Lomong-Honors-Family-With-Home-State-Win-In-NYRR-Wanamaker-Mile-RRW