May 03, 2010

Please note: You are viewing an archived Bucknell University news story. It is possible that information found on this page has become outdated or inaccurate, and links and images contained within are not guaranteed to function correctly.

[X] Close this message.

LEWISBURG, Pa. — On what Bucknell coach Kevin Donner called the best day of his coaching career, senior Kyle Anthony, sophomores Robert Arent and Andrew Powell, and a host of other heroes helped the Bison men's track and field team finish its climb back to the top of the Patriot League mountain.

Competing on their home track under warm, sunny skies, the Bison men edged Army by a mere three points to claim their first outdoor title since 1991.

With the Bucknell women also winning the outdoor championship on Saturday to complete their 2009-10 "Triple Crown," Donner was emotional after the Bison sweep.

"To win two championships on the same day is something special," said Donner, who was named both the men's and women's Coach of the Meet. "On the men's side, it has been a very long time, and we have been talking about this day for so many years. We have often come up just a little short, especially at indoors this year. This is an outstanding achievement for our men. It was a total team effort, and I am just so proud of our guys."

Anthony stamped an exclamation point on a brilliant career Saturday by adding the triple jump title to his gold medal in the long jump a day earlier.

Anthony, who was named the Field Athlete of the Meet at the end of the day, had been pushing 50 feet in the triple jump his entire career but was just a quarter-inch short. On Saturday be blew past that barrier, jumping 50 feet, 6 ¼ inches to win the event for the second straight year. He is only the second 50-foot triple jumper in school history, joining Bill Gravely, who set the school record with a leap of 50-11 ¾ in 1976.

Read complete story at the Bucknell Bison.

Contact: Division of Communications


Places I've Been

The following links are virtual breadcrumbs marking the 27 most recent pages you have visited in If you want to remember a specific page forever click the pin in the top right corner and we will be sure not to replace it. Close this message.