Bastien And Campbell Named Performer Of The Week
BOSTON, Mass.— Two UAlbany Great Danes have been named America East Performers of the Week from their performance over the weekend at the Villanova Invitational. In the fourth meet of the season, Matthew Campbell earned the Men’s Field Performer of the Week; Solène Bastien won the Women’s Field Performer of the Week.
Joining the pair is UMBC’s Hassan Omar earning the Men’s Track title, and Keishorea Armstrong from Binghamton earning the Women’s Track title.
The Villanova Invitational featured 12 teams, with UAlbany finishing in second place for both the men and women. Senior Solène Bastien placed first overall in the women’s triple jump with a mark of 40' 4.25". Junior Matthew Campbell won the men’s high jump with a mark of 7’.25”, to earn 33rd best in the nation. This is his second time in the indoor season winning the Field Performer title.
Next up for the Great Danes is the Fast Track National Invitational at the Ocean Breeze Complex. The meet begins on Friday, February 12.