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Albion grad wins SUNYAC pole vault title

Contributed Story Posted 8 May 2018 at 8:04 am

Contributed Photo – Justyn Haines

Albion High graduate and SUNY Fredonia senior Justyn Haines has captured the SUNY Athletic Conference pole vault title in competition held at SUNY Geneseo.

Haines earned the title with a vault of 4.55 meters (14-11).

He then cleared a personal best of  4.88 meters (just over 16 feet) but failed to clear at 4.91.

Haines, whose previous best was 4.75 meters, also recently took top honors at the Cardinal Classic at St. John Fisher with a vault of 15-1.

He is a Criminal Justice major.