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Buffenmyer finishes tied for 12th in long jump at NCAA outdoor championship

(Posted May 21, 2009)

MARIETTA, Ohio -- Juniata College senior Kelsey Buffenmyer (Mount Joy, Pa./Donegal) finished seventh in her first round flight in the long jump and was tied for 12th out of 20 competitors, during Thursday evening competition at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Marietta, Ohio.

Buffenmyer's best mark in the first round was 5.35m (17-6 ¾), and did not allow her to advance to the final flight.

Buffenmyer will compete in the high jump competition, the second of the two events for which she qualified for the NCAA Championship, on Saturday, May 23, at 2:30 p.m. at Marietta's Don Drumm Stadium.

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