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Driscoll, Depo Named SUNYAC Track Athletes of the Week

Ben Depo and Kelley Driscoll of the Plattsburgh State track and field teams have been named State University of New York Athletic Conference male and female track athlete of the week for the week ending Feb. 6.

Kelley Driscoll won the 3,000-meter run at the Dartmouth Indoor Classic with an ECAC-qualifying time of 10:26.02, which was also a personal best. The sophomore out of Geneva, N.Y. finished 20 seconds ahead of the remaining 15 runners in the field.

Ben Depo placed fourth behind three Division I athletes in the heptathlon at the Ithaca Bomber Invitational. The Saranac, N.Y. native set a new school record with a score of 4,622 points. With his performance over the weekend, Depo is now ranked first in the ECAC and is sixth on the Division III leaderboard.

The Cardinals return to action this weekend at Boston University for the Valentine Invitational. Select members of the men’s track and field team will also be competing at the MIT Coed Invitational on Sunday.

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