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VITFF Bulletin Reports on Long Jumpers Meet at Cornell

long jumper Leon HuntMulti-event V.I. National Track and Field team member Wanetta Kirby and 2013 CAC University Games long jump champion Leon Hunt took advantage of an invitation to compete in The Cornell Kane Invitational Track and Field Meet in Ithaca, New York, over the weekend and had winning performances.
Kirby, the V.I. national record holder in the seven-event heptathlon, had three first places in three separate events in the competition including: the 60m hurdles in 8.55; the long jump 5.89m and first in her heat of the 200m. The long jump victory came after her three fouls on jumps 1, 3 and 4.
Long jumper Leon Hunt is the captain of the V.I. National Senior Team and an assistant coach at Cornell University. He took first place in the long jump with a leap of 7.57m, as he
Pan Am Qualifiers V.I. National Track and Field team members as of Feb. 1, 2015
Male

1. Eddie Lovett 110m hurdles 13.43 NCAA East Jacksonville, USA 5/30/2014
2. Eddie Garcia 5,000m 14.22.58 SEC Outdoor Champ Lexington, USA 5/18/2014
Eddie Garcia 10,000m 29:35.92 Raleigh Relays Raleigh, USA 3/29/2014
3. Leslie Murray 400m hurdles 50.21 CAC Games Xalapa, Mexico 11/27/2014
4. Tabarie Henry 400m 45.62 Adidas Grand Prix New York, USA 6/14/2014
5. Muhammad Halim long jump 7.75 CAC Games Xalapa, Mexico 11/26/2014
Female
6. Laverne Jones-Ferrette 200m 23.53 Georgetown, Cayman Islands 5/7/2014
Laverne Jones-Ferrette 100m 11.54 CAC Games Xalapa, Mexico 11/25/2014
7. Allison Peter 200m 22.88 St. Johns, Antigua 6/29/2014
Allison Peter 400m 51.92 NACAC U-23 Kamloops, Canada 8/9/2014
8. Wanetta Kirby long jump 6.25 Terrapin Invitational Landover, Maryland 1/13/2014
9. Deseree King 400m hurdles 54.79 Big East Outdoor Champ Villanova, USA 5/11/14

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