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Patterson earns All-American honors as quest for national triple jump record continues

Cayman’s Nate Patterson, a senior at Wingate University gained All-American honors at the NCAA Division Two Indoor National Track and Field Championships held at Pittsburgh State University Saturday 10th March. Patterson finished 7th overall in the triple jump with a leap of 15.35 meters, one centimeter behind the 6th place. Patterson says he was happy with his performance. Patterson’s personal best indoors is 15.40 meters.

“What a great indoor season it was, I was able to receive a lot of awards, being named conference champion, thank you for your support” said Patterson in a video to Cayman 27.

The Bulldogs senior says he is aiming to break the Cayman Islands outdoor national record in triple jump set by Carl Manderson in 1995 with a leap of 16.09 meters.

“I’m chasing that 16.10 mark in the outdoor season.”

 

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Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise

From Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Jordan Armenise began his sports broadcasting journey with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. It was in this role where he was able to merge his best attributes: sports knowledge and personality. While with the Ticats, Jordan provided live analysis and interviews while developing a digital portfolio of one-on-one interviews, episodic sports comedy and full length sports & news features. He has also worked with CBC Sports for Hockey Night in Canada, the 2014 Sochi Olympics and Special Olympics as well as roles with Cineflix and Cream Productions as an Assistant Director.

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