ONEONTA - Senior Broncho Rollins entered the SUNYAC Championship meet as the No. 1 seed and did not disappoint, bringing home a conference championship in the pole vault clearing a height of 15-feet-9-inches in the first day of competition.
Rollins was joined on the stand by Cody Dahleiden (fifth, 14-9) and Ben Nalette (seventh, 14-9).
Two other Devils scored for the men on Friday. Max Radley was second in the hammer throw with a distance of 47.74-meters. Kyle Paganello finished sixth in the javelin with a throw of 44.25.
Preliminaries took place in the track events. Webster Thomas qualified for today's finals in the 100-meter (11.01, third) and the 200 (22.17, third).
In the 400, Jonmichael Knapp qualified with a time of :49.98, the seventh-best time of the day. Nico Piacentini was also seventh in the 400 hurdles in a qualifying time of :57.31
Cummiskeys have field day for Devils
ONEONTA - Melissa and Emily Cummiskey both made the podium in the long jump on Day 1 of the SUNYAC Championships. Melissa lept 17- 7.5, placing her in second. The top jump on the day was 17-8.25 by Cortland's Sarah Bonnell.
Emily turned in a 16-8.5 jump placing her in fourth.
The Devils also had a pair of point-getters in the javelin: Meghan Devine (fourth, 27.41 meters) and Jenna Fiacco (seventh, 25.53).
In the hammer throw finals, Kathleen Goodberlet was fifth with a toss of 40.91. Kelci Yousett was seventh in the pole vault clearing 9-8.
On the track, the Devils had a pair of qualifiers in the 800. Kim Foltz (sixth, 2:23.59) and Kateri Walsh (eighth, 2:24.07) will look to improve their standing today.