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Bethany’s Moore Honored by PAC
April 8 - GREENVILLE, Pa. – Bethany College freshman Umar Moore (Coraopolis, Pa./Moon) continued to pile up recognition in his first season with the track and field program, as he earned PAC Field Athlete of the Week for April 8th.
Moore turned in another impressive performance during Saturday’s Bethany Invitational. He took first place in the triple jump with a measurement of 44 feet, three and a half inches. In addition to winning the event, the jump also qualified him for ECAC Championships in May. It’s the second event Moore has earned an ECAC berth, as he also ran on the 4x100 relay that earned a spot during the team’s first outdoor meet March 23rd.
That wasn’t the only top placement Moore posted on Saturday, as he took second place in the long jump as well with a jump of 21-7.5. He also ran on the 4x100 relay which placed third with a time of 43.55.
An economics major, Umar is the son of Ron and Linda Moore of Coraopolis, Pa.