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Men’s Track and Field, Track and Field: Amarian Hughes Breaks 40-Year-Old School Triple Jump Record at Cortland Classic

Action photo of Amarian Hughes

CORTLAND, N.Y. – The Cortland men’s outdoor track and field team recorded eight national top-25 and numerous All-Atlantic Region Track and Field Conference (AARTFC) performances, highlighted by Amarian Hughes’ (Newburgh/Marlboro) school record in the triple jump, as the Red Dragons hosted the Cortland Classic on Friday and Saturday. Hughes won the triple jump with a distance of 15.19 meters (49′ 10″) that ranks second nationally in Division III as of Saturday evening. He broke a 40-year-old school record in the event; the previous Cortland best was 15.13 meters (49′ 7.75″) by Mark Therrien in 1983.

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