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Buffenmyer wins HJ and LJ to lead Juniata track teams at DuCharme Invite

(Posted January 31, 2009)

CARLISLE, Pa. -- Senior Kelsey Buffenmyer (Mount Joy, Pa./Donegal) won the high jump and long jump competitions to highlight Juniata College results at the Dickinson College DuCharme Invitational, held Saturday in Carlisle, Pa.

Buffenmyer cleared a high of 4-11 3/4 to win the high jump, while Juniata's Erika Brown (Hollidaysburg, Pa./Hollidaysburg) cleared the same height on a later attempt to take second place. Buffenmyer's best jump of 16-3 1/2 in the long jump was also good enough for first place.

On the men's side, freshman Ceth Parker (Sabillasville, Md./Catoctin) was second in the mile run with a time of 4:35.23, while Patrick Filamor (Wanchai, Hong Kong) was second in the long jump with a jump of 20-7 3/4. Ryan Baird (North Huntingdon, Pa./Norwin) was second in the pole vault after clearing the bar at 13-6.

More information from the DuCharme Invitational will be posted shortly on juniatasports.net. For complete meet results, please click here.

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