Orosz placed second in the high jump, clearing 1.63 meters, breaking the previous school record she set earlier in the season. The score was also a NCAA Provisional qualifying score. The other highlight of the day on the women’s side was the distance medley relay team consisting of Krystyna Markut (Depew/Lancaster), Jamie Abbott (Pulaski/Pulaski), Deirdre Blanke (Niskayuna/Colonie) and Jenny Vacanti (Niagara Falls/Niagara Wheatfield). The team placed fourth with a time of 13:47.37.
On the men’s side, Justin Muise (Kenmore/Kenmore West) took a fifth-place finish in the 400-meter dash, clocking in at 51.34. The men’s distance medley relay team of Shane Reynolds, Josh Mitchell, James Howze (Amherst/Sweet Home) and Dan Hargrave (Dansville/Dansville) took home a fourth-place finish with a time of 11:02.54. Ken Ciolek (Limestone/Bradford Area) cleared 1.93 meters in the high jump, posting a fourth-place finish, while Geremy Barnwell (Syracuse/Nottingham) earned a fourth-place finish in the 55-meter dash with a time of 6.63
Buffalo State will return to action Saturday, Feb. 26 at RIT for the NYSCTC Championship.