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Buffenmyer wins high jump at Bucknell Winter Classic; Filamor seventh in long jump

(Posted February 14, 2009)

LEWISBURG, Pa. -- Senior Kelsey Buffenmyer (Mount Joy, Pa./Donegal) captured the high jump while senior Patrick Filamor (Wanchai, Hong Kong) finished seventh in the long jump to highlight Juniata College results at Saturday's Bucknell Winter Classic, held in Lewisburg, Pa.

Buffenmyer won the high jump with an effort of 1.60 m (6-3), and followed up with a fifth-place finish in the long jump with a leap of 5.19 m (17- 0 ¾).

Filamor's turned in his seventh place finish in the long jump with his 6.43m (21-1) performance.

Other top Juniata performances of the day were turned in by senior Laura Rupprecht (Jefferson, Md./Brunswick), who was third in the mile run with a time of 5:19.79; junior Ryan Baird (North Huntingdon, Pa./Norwin) with an 11th place effort in the pole vault (4.05m/13-3 ½); Courtney DeGemmis' (Lansdale, Pa./Methacton) 12th-place finish in the 500m run (1:26.58), and freshman Nevin Diehl's (Shippensburg, Pa./Danville) 12th-place finish in the 500m run (1:16.59).

The women's 4x400m relay squad of Rupprecht, Amy Reynolds (Harpers Ferry, W.Va./Jefferson), Melissa Johnson (Colonia, N.J./John F. Kennedy), and DeGemmis ran to a ninth-place finish with a time of 4:16.93.

More information will be posted later on juniatasports.net.

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